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Eric Hannan

Rob “The Gronk” got Robbed

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Although we may all be thinking that the Vikings got robbed of their chance to play in their own stadium for the super bowl, there was a real robbery during the super bowl in the beautiful city of MPLS. 

Rob “The Gronk” suffered a crushing defeat only to get beat down again when he returned home to find that he had a home invasion take place at his home near the Patriots field. We’ve analyzed the initial Police Reports and have come up with a few ways Gronk could have avoided this home invasion.  Read More

Tips to Improve Home Security

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Your home is your safe place.  Everything you love most in the world is under this roof – your pets, belongings, and your family.  To protect your home and keep everyone and everything in it safe, here are some tips for better home security.


Any time you move, pay to have the locks changed.

If you have just bought a new home, you don’t know how many keys are out there, or who may have had access.  It’s also safest to re-key your home if you ever lose a house key.

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Let’s Talk About Dogs

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My father in law woke up one morning and went along with this normal morning routine in the house before work. While he was downstairs in the kitchen a strange man entered the house in the room next to him and the guy immediately said he was in the wrong house and exited out the rear into the wildlife area behind their house.

What stopped him in his tracks?

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Self Defense Tips

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Whether you’re at home or traveling, you should be aware of your surroundings and how to ensure your safety at all times.  Here are a few of the best self defense tips to make sure you don’t find yourself the victim of a senseless crime.


Look Where You’re Going

When you pull up to a gas station, convenience store, or even a bank ATM, make sure you check out the place before parking.  If it’s poorly lit and looks shady, continue on until you find a gas station that is better equipped.  You don’t want to make yourself an easy target.

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Video Security = Improved Life

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Are you ready for the next best thing in home security?  The high definition camera doorbell is here to offer your home and family more protection than you’ve ever experienced before!


The Skybell Video Doorbell is the innovative new home security feature.  With this camera doorbell, see who’s at your front door, even when you’re not at home.  Motion activated, the Skybell Video Doorbell records video whenever a person comes near your front door, so you can watch it live, or access it at a later time.  If a crime is committed, you’ll have video to help assist police in bringing the culprit to justice.  

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What in the World do Hamburgers Have to do with Security Systems?

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Merriam-Webster’s Definition of value:

1) a fair return or equivalent in goods, services, or money for something exchanged

2) the monetary worth of something

Our goal at Protectus Security is to be the security provider of choice in the region by providing our clients with the best technology and customer service while operating with integrity in all we do.  Because we only use the best hardware, software, technicians, etc., we are not always the cheapest option, but we provide our service for a fair price.  In other words, we provide a good value.  Other companies place more of an emphasis on trying to be the cheapest company out there.  Sometimes we get asked why other companies offer cheaper monitoring, which is a question we enjoy answering, and thought it would be worth writing a blog about.  Read More

Our Work Philosophy

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“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, and leaves others to determine whether he is working or playing. To himself, he always appears to be doing both.”
-Francois Auguste Rene Chateaubriand (1800’s French Writer & Diplomat)

We here at Protectus Security love this quote and it influences how we work. For us work is not just a job: it is an opportunity for us to be excellent, an opportunity for us to help our clients improve their quality of life, an opportunity to make Dallas-Fort Worth a safer place, an opportunity to make new friends and improve our lives. This is why its so important for us to provide our clients with the best technology and customer service, while operating with integrity in all we do. Hopefully this is apparent in your interactions with us.  If you have experienced this to be true or if there are areas where you think we can improve, we would love to hear from you. Please email me at chris@protectussecurity.com with your feedback.