The 10 Best Home Security Companies in Jacksonville, FL

Crime rates in Florida are above the national average, and Jacksonville is no exception. Florida's crime rates for burglary, arson, and violent crimes are troubling. As a state, Florida has more than 131,000 violent crimes every year and 746,347 property crimes annually.

Jacksonville is Florida's most dangerous city with nearly 35,000 property crimes each year. There are typically 7,632 burglaries and 80 arsons annually in the city.

Unfortunately, Jacksonville is more well known for its violent crimes than property crimes. Jacksonville is the murder capital of Florida, a distinction that follows Jacksonville even into 2016.

With the distinct potential for burglaries and violent crimes in Jacksonville, it's a good idea for home owners in the area to get protected with a home security system. A home security system can provide peace of mind and protection against burglaries, home invasions, and other incidents at home.

In our list of Jacksonville's best home security companies, you'll find the 10 leading security companies protecting homes in Jacksonville. These companies boast years (often decades) in Jacksonville's home protection business, and they deliver superior service and a great experience. Each one offers effective, efficient, and affordable home technology solutions including security and home automation, and have a long line of satisfied (and well protected) customers.

We don't want to play favorites, as all of the Jacksonville home security companies on our list offer excellent services, and any one of them would make a great choice for your home security needs. But we're sure that one has to be the best, which is why we're asking you to tell us which one you think that is. Please vote in our poll at the end of this article to tell us which of Jacksonville's best home security companies has your vote. But as the poll closes in 30 days, don't wait to cast your vote!

Dedge's Lock & Security Group

4579 Lenox Ave Jacksonville, FL 32205 (904) 387-2656

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Since 1966, Dedge's Lock & Security Group has specialized in Jacksonville locksmith and security services. Now in business for more than 50 years, Dedge's Lock & Security Group has been family owned and operated and proud to deliver excellent service. Each fully certified and bonded Jacksonville security technician has an average of 20 years of experience and is qualified to provide full security assessments and services. Dedge's is proud to offer the most technologically advanced security systems available for residential properties including home alarm maintenance, advanced biometric access, and master key systems.

SafeTouch Security

9600 Sunbeam Center Dr Jacksonville, FL 32257 (904) 886-4664

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SafeTouch Security is commited to protecting the families and lived ones of clients. They are an independent communications security company offering innovative, guaranteed fast response at an incomparable value. Specializing in getting help in seconds, not minutes, clients of SafeTouch are guaranteed the best features and response times with excellent service. With their own command center, monitoring station, back up systems, and licenses, your safety is in SafeTouch's caring, dependable hands every step of the way. Every SafeTouch employee is rigorously tested, background checked, and fully licensed, and SafeTouch does not use subcontractors, ensuring that every technician can be trusted and depended on to deliver excellent service.

Scott Alarm

9543 Sunbeam Center Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32257 (904) 265-2000

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Scott Alarm is a leader in security systems and home electronics in Jacksonville, serving clients in the area for nearly 50 years. A division of Crime Prevention Security Systems, Scott Alarm is family owned with additional offices in Gainesville and Orlando. They're proud to protect clients throughout Northeast Florida. Scott Alarm promises to deliver the best in custom home security and home electronics by listening to client needs, deal fairly and honestly, offering a high level of performance, and respect and responsibility.

Atlantic Companies

1714 Cesery Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32211 (904) 743-8444

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Since 1968, Atlantic Companies has specialized in electronic technology systems for residential and business customers. They install electronic systems for home security, automation, lighting control, and more with seamless, turnkey operations. Atlantic Companies is proud to deliver superior systems and service. Staff members are continually trained to offer the best and most knowledgeable service. And clients can rest easy knowing that technicians will spend time making sure they're familiar and comfortable with system operations.

National Alarm

Serving Jacksonville, Florida (904) 424-4979

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National Alarm has served the Jacksonville community for more than 30 years with a family owned and operated security service. They offer a simple service with fast installation, no contracts, and one of the lowest monthly charges in the industry. Clients are able to use smart phone technology to remotely arm and disarm systems, and can view homes live using a camera. National Alarm has a proven track record of excellence and thousands of happy customers.

Kentronix Security

350 Eldridge Avenue, Orange Park, Florida 32073 (904) 777-5400

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Kentronix Security serves the Jacksonville area and surrounding communities. The company has more than 37 years of experience in security alarms for residential and commercial applications. They have thousands of satisfied customers who enjoy high quality products and services including security cameras, fire alarms, home security systems, and more. Security is their only business, and Kentronix devotes their full time efforts to giving their customers the highest degree of safety possible. They stand behind their work and their products with full time, highly dedicated and certified employees that want nothing more than to provide clients with peace of mind.

Emergency Systems, Inc.

3027 Plymouth St. Jacksonville FL, 32205-6023 904-388-3975

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Emergency Systems, Inc. is a locally owned and operated company offering a one stop shop for planning and executing security solutions. They specialize in making homes safe, secure, and comfortable with security systems, fire alarm systems, CCTV, emergency alerts, intercom systems, and other high tech solutions for security and comfort. Emergency Systems, Inc. is a leader in independent security and life safety solutions. They are committed to customer service, and guarantee a high quality of installation and service from each professionally trained and licensed employee. Dependable equipment, professional technical installations, and a knowledgeable courteous staff deliver on and exceed customer expectations.

Security Center USA

2000 Art Museum Dr Jacksonville, Florida 32207 (904) 727-5000

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Security Center USA has more than 25 years of experience providing personalized, fast, and friendly service for every security client. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Security Center USA is dedicated to offering the highest level of service and proven technology with maximum value for residential security customers. Security Center USA's team of trained and experienced security consultants, designers, and installers deliver the best in security solutions with an excellent product value. The team is proud to deliver attention to detail and prompt appointments for an excellent experience and 100% customer satisfaction every time.

HabiTech Systems

1450 N. US HWY 1, Suite 300 Ormond Beach, Florida 32174 (800) 610-6720

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Since 1999, HabiTech Systems has specialized in home integration systems on Florida's east coast. They offer the latest electronic technologies in security, structured wiring, total home control, and more. HabiTech has been recognized as one of the leading integration companies not just in Florida, but nationwide. They offer the most recognized brand names and most innovative products as the largest integration company in the area. Clients benefit from seamless blended installations, simple push button control, and completely integrated entertainment and control systems.

Synergy Technology

280 Business Park Cir., Ste 405 St. Augustine, FL 32095 (877) 664-0770

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Synergy has provided security, safety, comfort, convenience, and entertainment systems to Florida homes and businesses since 1994. They are one of Florida's leading technology systems integrators, specializing in technology solutions that make homes more efficient and improve the lifestyles of Synergy clients. Their services include professional installation and service for security and life safety systems, automated control systems, access control, CCTV and surveillance, lighting, shade, and climate control, and remote home access. The company holds multiple certifications and offers a variety of trusted home security brands and more.

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