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 About Alert Protective Services

Alert Protective Services Inc – Security Company in Chicago width=Alert Protective Services was founded by Chicagoans in 1982. Since then, we have grown to become Chicagoland’s most trusted name in home and commercial security services and products. While our headquarters are in the heart of Chicago, we service clients throughout the entire greater Chicagoland area.

As a leading security company in Chicago, we pride ourselves in offering sophisticated security systems to our residential and commercial customers alike. Our goal is to provide peace of mind to our clientele, whether they are seeking to provide safety for their families, businesses or possessions. Our experienced technicians customize security systems to meet each need so we can ensure customer satisfaction on every level.

Unlike other security companies in Chicago, IL, our employers, and owners live in Chicago. It’s our community, and we want to secure it. Some of our credentials include:

  • Licensed by the State of Illinois
  • Licensed City of Chicago Electrical Contractor
  • Member of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois
  • Member Illinois Electronic Security Association
  • Member National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association
  • Fully Insured

In addition to a creating a capable staff, keeping current with advances in the field and installing with a friendly competence, when you choose Alert Protective Services you can:

  • Access us 24/7
  • Talk to a person in the area (no call forwarding to a another state or country)
  • Own your own system without long term agreements
  • Enjoy the security of a one year warranty on all of our systems

Our security company in Chicago works with businesses and homeowners as part of a team and strives to produce a high-quality security and alarm system designed to protect you and your valuables. We take a lot of pride in serving our customers and in doing the job right the first time. This is why we are on call and accessible round the clock. We are available to answer any question you may have or address any situation that might arise.

The 3/50 Project

As a fervent believer in supporting small businesses, Alert Security is a member of the 3/50 project.

  • 3 Think about three independently owned business you’d miss of they were gone
  • 50 If just half of the employed population spent $50 each month, $46.2 billion in revenue would be generated. Plus, for every $100 spent locally, $68 returns to the community via taxes, payroll, and other purchases

What would it be like if just 75 percent of Chicago’s residents shopped in local, independently owned stores? The impact on our community would be astounding. It only takes one person to start a trend. Let’s keep our money at home by shopping locally instead of turning to other national security companies in Chicago, IL.

Shop locally like we do!


When you hire our security company in Chicago, you are hiring an award winning security system company that has a reputation for doing honest, dependable work for Chicago’s homeowners and business owners. We offer professional work with a personal touch to ensure all of our customer’s expectations are met or exceeded. We still believe integrity and a good day’s work go a long way to help make our community a better place. As a result, our reputable company has been the recipient of various awards numerous times.

Angies List

Alert Protective Services has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award many times (consecutively for the last decade plus)! Angie’s List is a nationwide listing of local contractors and companies servicing more than 1,000,000 consumers. Thousands of them share their experiences by posting ratings and reviews.

Fewer than 5% of the companies on Angie’s List are even considered for the award. It means we’ve achieved and maintained an overall service and customer satisfaction grade of “A!”

Better Business Bureau

Alert is a repeat winner of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois BBB Complaint Free Award for 2009!

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    Alert Protective Services LLC

    3833 N Cicero Ave Chicago, IL 60641-3623

    License #127-001677

    (773) 685-8383 - Sales and Service (847) 879-6134 - Central Station

    (773) 545-8940 - Fax

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