Duress Codes For Alarms Systems

Author: Ari Erenthal, Published on May 02, 2017

An alarm system can call for help in the event of an attempted break in, but only if it is armed. If an adversary forces an authorized user to disarm the alarm, however, that adversary can gain entry without alerting emergency responders. Therefore, alarms in high risk locations are sometimes programmed with a duress code, which is a code that disarms the alarm while sending a panic signal to the central station monitoring company. In this guide, we examine duress codes, including

  • Robbery vs burglary
  • Robbery types
  • How to use a duress code
  • Duress code training
  • Duress codes affect alarm user behavior
  • Panic Signal Response
  • Best practices

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