Security Systems Shawnee Kansas


City Of Shawnee, Kansas

Shawnee, Kansas, located in Johnson County, has a population close to 62,000. The city got its start in the late 1840’s, founded by Irish and Belgian immigrants. In 2010 Shawnee placed 17th in Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” poll. Affordable housing, good air quality and an easy commute were among the advantages listed with living in Shawnee. The city is home to the Shawnee Library, Old Shawnee Town Museum, Wonderscope Childrens Museum, and the Johnson County Museum. Shawnee is also home to the Shawnee Mission school district, home to 27,450 students.

Shawnee, KS Alarm Permits

During the years of 2008 and 2009, Shawnee Police responded to almost 3,300 alarms.  Almost 98% of these turned out to be false alarms, so it is important for all of the people who will potentially use the system, to know how to operate it and what to do if there is a false alarm.  Click the following link for more information on Alarm Permits.

Crime and Threat Statistics

The Shawnee Crime index is currently 44, meaning Shawnee, Kansas is safer than 65% of cities in the US. Per every 1000 residents, the city will experience on average 19.54 property crimes and 1.71 violent crimes.

The top risks in Shawnee based on statistics from 2012;

  • Theft:                                      944 reports
  • Burglary                                 162 reports
  • Motor vehicle Theft              129 reports
  • Assault                                   76 reports
  • Rape                                       16 reports
  • Robbery                                 15 reports
  • Murder                                   1 report

Based on this, residents should consider a monitored security system or alarm system that protects their homes and businesses from intrusion, fire, carbon monoxide, and in some cases flood. Many Shawnee homes already have systems that could be easily upgraded and even monitored without requiring a land-line.

Choose the Right Security System: What to Ask

We believe in educating the community. We believe that all property owners should be aware of the risks they face, and know how to make a solid investment to protect themselves and their property.  Here are some questions you should ask as you select a security company:

  • Is a long term contract required?
  • What is the pricing for security system monitoring?
  • Can you lock in your rate?
  • Is the company a member of the Electronic Security Association?
  • Is the team professional, courteous and flexible?
  • How do they educate property owners on the usage of the system?
  • Do they offer the latest technology and features?

At SHIELD Security Systems, we are happy to answer your questions about our products, services, and practices. We are proud to serve the Shawnee community. To speak with our team and learn if our system is right for your property, call us at (913) 667-7500 today.

Additional Shawnee Information


SHIELD Security Systems | 7111 W. 151st Street, Suite 30 | Overland Park, KS 66223 | (913) 667-7500