ADT Home Security Monitoring in Rhode Island

When it comes to making life just a little bit smoother and safer in a wonderful place such as Rhode Island, ADT Monitored Home Security can be your main solution for keeping your family and belongings safe and secure.

An ADT home monitoring system for your home can change your life for the better, letting you explore and enjoy all that you love in Rhode Island. ADT home monitoring is more than just home security, it raises the bar to better living. It’s a chance to live your daily life without all the worry and stress.

For over a century, ADT monitoring systems have paved the way in home security. As the #1 home security provider in the country, ADT knows all the vital facts and components that are necessary in keeping our 7+ million home and business customers safe. It’s why so many people in Rhode Island and the rest of the nation count on us for their safety.

Let SafeStreets USA help protect your home and possibly reduce your odds of a burglary and other dangers with an ADT monitored security system. This one change provides 24/7 home security protection, protecting everything you love dear

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2017 – 2018 Rhode Island Crime Statistics 

Rhode Island Crime States 2017 – 2018

Area Year Population2 Violent crime3 Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised definition)4
Robbery Aggravated assault Property crime Burglary Larceny-theft Motor vehicle theft
Rate per
100,000
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100,000
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100,000
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100,000
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100,000
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100,000
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100,000
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100,000
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     Rhode Island 2017 1,056,486            2,474 234.2 21 2.0 454 43.0 474 44.9 1,525 144.3         18,585 1,759.1 3,219 304.7 13,882 1,314.0 1,484 140.5
2018 1,057,315            2,317 219.1 16 1.5 481 45.5 454 42.9 1,366 129.2         17,561 1,660.9 2,810 265.8 13,220 1,250.3 1,531 144.8
Percent change -6.3 -6.4 -23.8 -23.9 +5.9 +5.9 -4.2 -4.3 -10.4 -10.5 -5.5 -5.6 -12.7 -12.8 -4.8 -4.8 +3.2 +3.1

Source:  https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2018/crime-in-the-u.s.-2018

1 The previous year’s crime figures have been adjusted.
Population figures are U.S. Census Bureau provisional estimates as of July 1, 2018.
3 The violent crime figures include the offenses of murder, rape (revised definition), robbery, and aggravated assault.
4 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were estimated using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See data declaration for further explanation.
5 Limited data for 2018 were available for Iowa.
6 Includes offenses reported by the Metro Transit Police and the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services: Arson Investigation Unit.
7 This state’s agencies submitted rape data according to the legacy UCR definition of rape.
* Less than one-tenth of 1 percent.
NOTE:  Although arson data are included in the trend and clearance tables, sufficient data are not available to estimate totals for this offense.  Therefore, no arson data are published in this table.

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Choose the Security Package That’s Right For you

You have certain home security needs that you are looking for in Rhode Island. This is why Safe Streets USA offers several different monitoring packages for you to choose from. These include the Basic Package ($27.99/mo.), Basic Wireless Package ($48.99/mo.), ADT Pulse ($52.99/mo.), ADT Pulse + Video ($58.99/mo.). Each comes with the following standard security equipment:

  • Wireless Control Panel
  • 3 Wireless Door/Window Sensors
  • 1 Wireless Motion Detector (Pet Immune)
  • 1 Window Decal and Yard Sign
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Please note that you can get ADT home monitoring even if you don’t have a landline. If you only have a cell phone, the Basic Wireless package is an especially great option for you and your household. Looking for wireless security monitoring with remote management, security automation features and/or video? Check out ADT Pulse.

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Power went out while my daughter was preparing our traditional shrimp and grits. Soon after, we hastily left to grandparents’ home for early dinner. Before the meal was over, we got a call from ADT. My daughter forgot to turn off the burner under the shrimp. We arrived to a yard full of firemen. Lots of smoke, but praise God, no fire. ADT contacted me and notified fire dept asap.

Bernadette M. East Point, GA November 11, 2018

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I switched to Safe Streets for better service. At that time, my previous contract was ending so I wanted to look for other options. The Safe Streets installer was professional, very knowledgeable and very prompt. He came on the dot at 8 AM and was quick. I already had a previous setup so all they had to do was switch it over to theirs. It was a bit pricey but I guess I paid for what I get. So far, the system is good. I haven’t had any problems and my experience with them has gone well.

Jae P. Riverside, CA November 25, 2018

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Use my ADT all the time, when I go out, when I am home, etc. Have had it for about 30 years, and even though I am retired on a fixed income, I would hesitate to be without it. Would recommend it to a friend or relative in a heartbeat. Thank you for making me feel secure for all these years.

John R. Queens, NY November 11, 2018

Tip of the week: Real life lesson learned, Scammed

So this happened: I received an email with my name and one of my passwords in the subject line. And the first words of the email are “Lets get straight to point. Neither anyone has paid me to investigate about you.”

Guess who got the latest sextortion scam email? Yep! Lucky me!

The email goes on to make accusations and to threaten exposing me unless I pay an extortion fee via bitcoin. You can read the text of the email here, as it’s making the rounds and plenty of people have received it. Warning: It’s nasty.

What set this email apart? My password
So it’s a scam. So what, right? Why didn’t I just delete it? Why was it such a big deal to get this email? There were two reasons why this email surprised me: One, I have my spam filter set very high, so I almost never get spam in my inbox. How did this one get past? I don’t know. And two, the subject line included a password that I’ve used a lot and no one would be able to guess. That got my attention right away, believe me!

As soon as I started to read the email, I knew it was a scam, but still: my password! How did they get my password? That’s when I started digging, and learned that more people are paying off these scammers because they see the password and think there might be some validity to the claims made. As Brett M. Christensen at the Hoax-Slayer website says, “The scammers know that if you receive an email that actually includes one of your passwords – even an old one that you no longer use – you may be much more inclined to believe the claims and pay up.”

So again, how did they get my password? When it was stolen as part of a data breach, it turns out.

Has your data been compromised? Find out
One very good lesson was learned with this disgusting email: I found out I could go to https://haveibeenpwned.com and see which data breaches have included my data. I strongly advise you to do this as well. I was shocked to see that my data had been compromised in eight (yes, eight!) different data breaches. That’s where the scammers got my old password.

I reviewed the list and made sure I had updated any necessary passwords or deleted accounts for each of the breaches. Sadly, one was a marketing firm that collects information on people to sell, and there isn’t anything I can do about that—except be annoyed that the information is collected and sold without my knowledge.

A basic disaster preparedness checklist to get you started
To at least get you started, I’ve pulled together one that’s at least a little bit applicable to everybody throughout all the different regions, so maybe start here. And remember, better safe than sorry!

A heat source: If you didn’t have electricity or natural gas, how would you keep your family warm? And whatever that heat source is, make sure you have extra fuel, whether that’s propane for a heater or firewood for a wood stove.
A way to cook: This could be on your camping stove (outside!) or on a grill, or even on your woodstove. As with the heat source, make sure you have extra fuel, such as charcoal, propane or wood.
A hand-cranked or solar-powered radio
Matches, batteries, candles, flashlights: Stock up on all of these and make sure you keep spare batteries near the flashlights they’re for. Also make sure a couple of candles and flashlights are stored where they can be easy to reach and find in the dark.
Prescription medicines, first aid supplies, and cold remedies and helpers such as cough syrup: If someone in the family has prescription medicine, make sure to have extra on hand.
Food and water: This is a big one. Food needs to be either dried or canned, not frozen (since your freezer will stop working if the power goes out). It also needs to be easy to prepare. Keep enough on hand to last you a few days, not just one meal. Water is imperative. Store plenty for your family. Rotate through the food and water as needed, say every six months or so.
Pet food: Guess who else will be hungry? Make sure you stock up for them too.
Toilet paper: Seriously.
Gas: Keep your gas tank above half a tank at all times, and have extra gas on hand, safely stored in a gas can.
Generator and gas: Crank it up each fall and make sure it’s working before you need it.
Cash: You never know what might happen, but you want to be able to buy supplies even if the electricity is out and your debit card can’t be scanned.