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Alliance Security

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Our Score
5.9
User Score
1.5

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Our Score
5.9
User Score
1.5
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Ratings Breakdown

Price

Monthly monitoring payment
Unknown

Up-Front Costs

Activation, Install & Equipment
Undisclosed

Technology & Equip.

5/5 = BEST
5/5

Contract Length

Total # of months
36 to 60 months

Cancellation Policy

Can you cancel contract?
Undisclosed

Moving Policy

Can you move with system?
Free

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BHSC
28

This Review is maintained by Chase Sagum

Review Last Updated: February 2, 2017

Alliance Security incorporated and started working as a team out of bedroom in the CEO’s condo in Rhode Island. In 2008, they partnered with Monitronics. Monitronics is the one of the most technologically sophisticated monitoring services in the country. Partnering decreased the average response time to first contact so responders can be there as fast as possible.

In 2011, Alliance Security partnered with 2GIG Technologies, the innovator of hardware advancements in the industry. Alliance Security reported that in 2013 they have helped protect over 100,000 homes and families across the country.

Security System Overview

Alliance Security offers one of the most comprehensive security options in the industry. With security solutions to a variety of home situations, Alliance Security almost always has a package that suits each individual family’s needs.

Alliance Security offers a range of different plans to help secure people in their varied situations. Because of the range of packages Alliance Security offers, they have many different pieces of equipment. The equipment consists of:

  • Battery Operated Entry
  • Infrared Motion Detector
  • Firefighter Protection
  • Keyless Remote
  • Smart Code Deadbolt Lever
  • Ultrasonic Glass Break
  • Smart-O-Stat Climate Control
  • Lighting & Appliance Module
  • Burglar-In-Motion Detector
  • Glass-Break Sensor
  • 720 HD Wireless Wi-Fi Camera
  • Intruder Entry Sensors
  • Intruder-In-Motion Detector
  • Glass-Breaking Burglar Sensor
  • Clear Sound Smoke Detector
  • H.E.L.P
  • Keyless Entry
  • Stay-At-Home Firefighter
  • Glass Shattering Criminal Sensor
  • Criminal Entry Sensors
  • Criminal-In-Motion Detector
  • Magnetic Window & Door Sensors

The Good

Alliance Security offers many different options so you can have the security system that works best for you and your situation. They offer seven different packages. With any package you purchase, there is a firefighter smoke monitoring device that comes with it. There is a “special alert” sensor in every package (with no increase in your monitoring rate). You will have a licensed technician come to install your alarm system at a specific time that meets YOUR needs. They will arrive within just one hour of your scheduled installation window (if they are just one minute late, you will receive a free month of monitoring).

The packages include:

Package Options Breakdown

Home Control Package

Secure Mobile Package

  • 5 Diamond Certified Monitoring
  • Color Touchscreen Panel
  • Wireless Communication
  • Two-way Voice
  • Mobile Control
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • 1 Hour Window Guarantee
  • $500 Deductible
  • Included Fire Protection
  • 5 Diamond Certified Monitoring
  • Color Touchscreen Panel
  • Wireless Communication
  • Two-way Voice
  • Mobile Control
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • $0 Upfront Equipment Cost
  • 1 Hour Window Guarantee
  • $500 Deductible
  • Included Fire Protection

Secure Vision Package

Senior Living Package

  • 5 Diamond Certified Monitoring
  • Color Touchscreen Panel
  • Wireless Communication
  • Two-way Voice
  • Mobile Control
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • 1 Hour Window Guarantee
  • $500 Deductible
  • Included Fire Protection
  • 5 Diamond Certified Monitoring
  • Color Touchscreen Panel
  • Wireless Communication
  • Two-way Voice
  • Mobile Control
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • $0 Upfront Equipment Cost
  • 1 Hour Window Guarantee
  • $500 Deductible
  • Included Fire Protection
  • Monthly Rate: Unknown

Single Parent Package

Suburban Family Package

  • 5 Diamond Certified Monitoring
  • Color Touchscreen Panel
  • Wireless Communication
  • Two-way Voice
  • Mobile Control
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • $0 Upfront Equipment Cost
  • 1 Hour Window Guarantee
  • $500 Deductible
  • Included Fire Protection
  • Monthly Rate: Unknown
  • 5 Diamond Certified Monitoring
  • Color Touchscreen Panel
  • Wireless Communication
  • Two-way Voice
  • Mobile Control
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • $0 Upfront Equipment Cost
  • 1 Hour Window Guarantee
  • $500 Deductible
  • Included Fire Protection
  • Monthly Rate: Unknown

“Techie” Package

Benefits of Using Alliance Security

  • 5 Diamond Certified Monitoring
  • Color Touchscreen Panel
  • Wireless Communication
  • Two-way Voice
  • Mobile Control
  • Severe Weather Alerts
  • $0 Upfront Equipment Cost
  • 1 Hour Window Guarantee
  • $500 Deductible
  • Included Fire Protection
  • Monthly Rate: Unknown
  • 1 Hour Scheduled Installs
  • On Time For All Appointments
  • Simple Solutions with package equip.
  • Add-ons available for all packages:
    • Powered door locks
    • Smart Thermostat
    • Light control module
    • Video Monitoring
  • Crash and smash protection
  • Real-time mobile alerts
  • Cellular Communication

Many of the services are the same in the variety of packages, but there are differing pieces of equipment to help benefit the user. The mobile access is extremely convenient. There is a reliable and fast wireless connection. You can keep control of your home by simply checking your mobile device. You can receive practical notifications by text or email if something triggers sensors.

Alliance Security also overs lifestyle options to cater even more to your different situations. Their lifestyle options are: Senior Living, Single Parent, Suburban Family, and Techie Lifestyle.

The Bad

Alliance Security does offer one of the most complete security offers in the industry, but there are reasons to pause for concern prior to singing up for their service. The following are a few reasons potential customers should further investigate before making a decision:

  • Legal action has been taken against Alliance by the federal government
  • No DIY installation option
  • Installation costs for more advanced and home automation packages

On March 12, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission and Versatile Marketing Solutions and Jasjit Gotra entered into a Stipulated Final Order for Permanent Injunction and Civil Penalty Judgment.

The Bottom Line

Alliance Security provides many plans to help you feel safe while being in or out of your home. You can easily find a plan that fits the way you live. There are some legal issues going on with the business and they are not accredited by the Better Business Bureau.

Alliance Security works to provide different services for various family situations. They have tailored security packages for the following:

  • Suburban families – optional paid upgraded
  • Senior citizens – two-way communication in emergency situation
  • Single parents – immediate alerts and free mobile app
  • “Techies” – advanced technology can be added
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  1. User Score
    10
    July 11th, 2017 Providence, RI
    0 people found this review helpful!
    Michael was very nice very knowledgeable He did his work fast respected the house and family Would recommend him
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  2. User Score
    0
    June 21st, 2017 Montgomery, AL
    0 people found this review helpful!
    did not appreciate a phone call to try to sell this product at 5AM. I believe this is against the law to call this early. Woke from a sound sleep, scared that something had happened to a family member. Please stop this practice. Would NEVER do business with this company
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  3. User Score
    0
    June 20th, 2017
    0 people found this review helpful!
    Poor. I received a robo call at 5:32 am!
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    0
    June 20th, 2017 Wayne, NJ
    0 people found this review helpful!
    I also received a phone call from them in the middle of the night. NEVER would I do business with people like this.

    I will add this is a robocall and I did not seek them out for any reason whatsoever.

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  5. User Score
    10
    June 17th, 2017 Saint Albans, WV
    0 people found this review helpful!
    Alliance Security is an amazing company hands down!! All of these reviews I have read sound like the people wrote them on their worst day. The company and its reps are beyond professional. Look at the reviews of vivint, ADT, or any other security system company you’re going to see that the good reviews with Alliance outweigh the bad by a landslide. Just go to Trustpilot.com. They have a 9.7/10 rating with over 2,100 reviews. Don’t let these bad reviews on this website steer you away from the #1 security system company in the US.
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  6. User Score
    0
    June 16th, 2017 Huntsville, AL
    1 people found this review helpful!
    We get phone calls from them at 3:00 o’clock in the morning trying to sell us their products. Terrible company, wouldn’t buy their product if I lived in a war zone.
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  7. User Score
    9
    June 13th, 2017
    0 people found this review helpful!
    $44.95 per month with a 3 year contract . no installation charges and the installer was on time and very personable .quality equipment and easy to use . $44.95 includes replacement of damaged equipment , if needed . I can’t wait to get a smart phone .
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  8. User Score
    0
    May 30th, 2017 Peterborough, NH
    1 people found this review helpful!
    They call repeatedly. Several times in the last hour just today alone, and when I asked them to remove my name from their list, they said “no, if we can find your address then the thieves can too and we want you to be safe.” I hung up and they called back.

    The have the ethics of a leech. Or a politician – take your pick. I would never do business with them under any circumstances.

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  9. User Score
    0
    May 26th, 2017 Cranston, RI
    0 people found this review helpful!
    1st of all, I did sign a 3rd year contract which I shouldn’t have. At that time, that’s what they were offering, but way way to long of a contract. I did that because they told me face to face they would never increase my monthly rate, which is way to high as I found out. Please read the very small print that says they can raise your monthly fees by 5% anytime they want to, which they did. I will never, never, never use this security company ever again. I hate it. Thank God my contract ends this year. There customer service dept. sucks. I should have stayed with ADT.
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  10. User Score
    10
    May 22nd, 2017
    0 people found this review helpful!
    Alliance Security provided our small family with the security we needed, at the right price.
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  11. User Score
    1
    April 20th, 2017
    2 people found this review helpful!
    Had problems from the beginning with the system over and over then when our contract was over they said we had to send in a letter and when we did they told me it wasn’t my signature and then I had to take a picture of the letter and email it to them then they said they couldn’t print it out and had to send anouther one. They keep dragging it out just so they can keep what customers they have and continue to bill them. We even stopped payment and they still continued to Bill us. I would not recommend this company for anyone.
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  12. User Score
    0
    April 12th, 2017 Wilmington, DE
    5 people found this review helpful!
    These people flagrantly violate the federal Do Not Call list, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act & the Telemarketing Sales Rules. A pending lawsuit is in litigation in the State of New Jersey regarding the above being violated, & in the court filing, NJ cites the failure of Alliance to abide by the terms agreed upon from the FTC case in 2014. Are you a victim? Do yourself a favor & use the court system, the TCPA gives you that right. Hire a consumer lawyer familiar with TCPA violations, or do it yourself in Small Claims court. Keep a log of all illegal auto-dialed calls from them. BTW, they are using software from Omega Services/calleridmanagement.com to auto-dial sales calls, that’s why your Caller ID has different #’s for the calls. Multiple individual lawsuits have been filed regarding the continued TCPA violations, plus several Class Action lawsuits are in the process of being filed. You can join one of those in lieu of an individual lawsuit. I have heard from a few sources that the FTC is considering another round of litigation, as the din of consumer complaints has got their attention. Be sure to add your voice, go to the FTC website, or the DNC list one, and submit your complaint. I sincerely hope the FTC & DOJ makes them pay the full judgement levied from the 2014 case, they only had to pay a percentage of the judgement in exchange for agreeing to abide by the terms set forth in the court case. They obviously are in violation, and should pay up.
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  13. User Score
    0
    March 27th, 2017 Saint Petersburg, FL
    4 people found this review helpful!
    This company is unprofessional and very rude peoples that work there. I can not get a straight answer from know one there I cancel within the three days and they try to fix buy given me a month credit and come out to finish installation. The installer did not come out on time or have equipment to even put up cameras. He was hour and forty five minutes late. I was promise it would be install the first day. All these promise and no luck with system. I was told that I still have the three days to still cancel because of the installation that was never complete and now they will not call me back or tell me where to send the equipment back to. I was told that it would be a $149.00 cancellation and then I was told it was $249.00 cancellation and then I would have to talk with the sales peoples that sold me the system which I thought was Alliance Security System. Now they are telling me it was someone else that sold it to me. The first installer from Orlando and not Tampa because they have no one in Tampa to install the system. The first installer was fire from what I understand and the company. I would suggest “DON’T FAR FOR THIS SECURITY SYSTEM” As of today still no new on how, why, or who! This was to be install on February 21, 2017 I did pay them $68.00 dollars and the monitoring company call to see how I like the system and I explain it has never been fully install and they trying to give me credit on another month and still as of today March 27, 2017 not fully install and I have already cancel with no luck of anything or call back.
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  14. User Score
    0
    March 16th, 2017 Macon, GA
    5 people found this review helpful!
    My 90 year old mother signed a contract with these people and didn’t let any of her children know until after the install. The monthly fee is $59.99 per month which is completely outrageous. There are no service people or representatives in the area. If there is a problem you have to call a number that is automated. There is no getting out of the contract. The contract is totally written in their favor.
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  15. User Score
    0
    March 13th, 2017
    6 people found this review helpful!
    Calls with a blocked or spoofed number to people on the FCC do not call list, obviously a fake company. Also associated with Monitronics
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  16. User Score
    1
    March 10th, 2017 Port Allen, LA
    0 people found this review helpful!
    all these sites are a waste of money; NONE of them have EVER stopped a Home Break in. I quit wasting $40 a month on them.
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  17. User Score
    0
    March 9th, 2017 Lawrenceville, GA
    3 people found this review helpful!
    I entered a contract for services in January and since initial installation four appts were scheduled to install additional cameras. After setting my day aside for 9am to 1pm appt blocks no technician showed up, showed up later than the appt block, or showed up and left saying he couldn’t do the job. It’s mid March and the equipment still hasn’t been installed. I have asked several times to be released from my contract so that I could separate myself from this company and use a new company who could actually install the desired equipment and serve my family’s needs; but Alliance refuses to do so, demanding a $700 payment of contact balance to do so. They do not care about their customers, lock you in a contract, and wont let you out even though they give you horrible service AND rude customer service. This is a nightmare. Alliance operates like scammer loan sharks.
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  18. User Score
    0
    March 2nd, 2017 New London, CT
    9 people found this review helpful!
    Lol this company is a joke. My husband worked for them 40-60 hours a week, used his own personal vehicle for customer service calls driving all over 2 states and for 2 months they only paid him $200 a week, they refused to give him his pay stubs and they owe my husband thousands of dollars and his truck damaged from all the miles he had to drive..meanwhile all the big bosses there be driving around in multiple $100,000+ cars.. They are the cheapest, stingiest employers I’ve ever encountered and they way overcharge their services to their customers and fuck them over too, my husband has whitnessed first hand. Do not ever work for or get anything from this business. They are being sued for fucking so many of their employees over and owing hundreds of thousands of dollars to former employees.
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  19. User Score
    1
    February 22nd, 2017 Las Vegas, NV
    9 people found this review helpful!
    seems they did our contract in a sneaky way. taking advantage to seniors like us who can overlook some fine prints on contracts. 60 months of contract for a security system is a rip off. we don’t need to suffer this monthly payments we feel we don’t have a need for or that we can’t benefit of, since we are home now most of the time, plus there is a charge for a dispatch. we are hard up financially right now with our small pensions and stuck with paying something we don’t need. be careful with alliance security
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  20. User Score
    0
    February 14th, 2017
    5 people found this review helpful!
    This place sucks the whole way around.. just got it been off since Friday an no one has been out here yet to fix it. its a run around. the fire button didn’t even work on it I tried just to see what it would do and its like this thing is here for show to be real my mom walked in this past Wednesday and it didn’t go off while the door was locked…. I hate this place they are disrespectful
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Our Score
5.9
User Score
1.5
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Price

Monthly monitoring payment
Unknown

Up-Front Costs

Activation, Install & Equipment
Undisclosed

Technology & Equip.

5/5 = BEST
5/5

Contract Length

Total # of months
36 to 60 months

Cancellation Policy

Can you cancel contract?
Undisclosed

Moving Policy

Can you move with system?
Free

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BHSC
28
Our Score
9.0
User Score
8.3
Rank this Company

Ratings Breakdown

Price

Monthly Price Range
$19.99-$42.99

Up-Front Costs

Activation, Install & Equipment
$0

Technology & Equip.

5/5 = BEST
5/5

Contract Length

Total # of months
36

Cancellation Policy

Can you cancel contract?
Pay Balance

Moving Policy

Can you move with system?
Free

Index

Quality Index (Below 413 is good)
77

Number of Reviews

User reviews here on BHSC
1,976