The local news is filled with stories about the frightful rise in crime. Criminals are becoming bolder and more aggressive. Burglary and violence are striking closer and closer to home. If you are one of the lucky one's and haven't been broken into yet, congratulations! But the odds are now working against you. Here's the good news. Home security systems have made crime prevention possible. Also better tecnology has made it affordable.This is a consumers market. There will never be a better time to have a security system installed. Basic alarm systems can be installed for FREE as long as you sign a monitoring contract for 3 years. If you decide to install a monitored security system you can get up to 20% discount on your home owners insurance policy annually.