Monitored - Policy Compliant Security Systems
When the alarm is activated it sends a signal to the Alarm Receiving Centre who contact the Police for attendance. These systems can be installed in both commercial and domestic properties by NSI (National Security Inspectorate) or SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board) Approved security companies.
Audible Only Alarms
Do not receive automatic police response and require additional information from a person at the scene that a criminal offence is in progress.
Police Advice on Purchasing a Security System
To obtain a list of Inspectorate Approved security companies within your locality please contact the NSI and SSAIB directly. Contact details can be found within Appendix H “Police Advice to Members of the Public Seeking Information on Security Companies” and Alarms Advice leaflets linked below.
Please select the relevant document links below.
Alarms Advice Leaflet – Commercial Premises
Alarms Advice Leaflet – Domestic Premises
Security companies wishing to become Listed with Cumbria Constabulary
Security companies who wish to become Listed as policy compliant with Cumbria Constabulary, should email email@example.com for further information.
Useful Links for Security Companies:
National PoliceChiefs' Council (NPCC) Security Systems Policy 2020