Security Systems Policy

Security Systems are one of the many but essential tools in the fight against crime, in particular, burglary and theft. The British Crime Survey shows that intruder alarms do reduce the likelihood of burglary.

The Security Systems Policy is a public document designed to give details of police response and the requirements for the private security industry involved in providing the installation, maintenance and monitoring of such systems.

The direction which the policy has taken can be summarised as follows:

Advice to installers who wish to be compliant with police forces in order to install, maintain and monitor security systems for police response