Bates Security Acquires Kentucky Alarm Services

By Crystal Newton on Nov 17th, 2015 12:08 PM

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Bates Security Acquires Kentucky Alarm Services

Lexington, KY., November 17, 2015 – Bates Security is happy to announce the recent acquisition of Kentucky Alarm Services from Ken and Sandy Duff. Bates Security was a perfect match for Kentucky Alarm Services as both are family owned and operated businesses and both are based in Lexington, Kentucky. Both companies have been friendly competitors since the early ‘80s. With the acquisition, Bates will be adding over 1,500 customers to its customer base.


"We are extremely excited that we have been entrusted by Ken and Sandy Duff to continue providing service to their customers. They have built a great business and with them being right here in Lexington with us, our businesses were a perfect fit for each other,” said Jeremy Bates.


Bates Security is also proud to welcome several new employees to its team from Kentucky Alarm. These employees will be an important part of the immediate transition process and long-term servicing of the customers.


About Bates Security

Bates Security provides both residential and commercial security services, offering security, video, fire protection, access control, as well as life safety and environmental monitoring services. The company was founded in 1984 by Sonny and Pat Bates, after purchasing the Sonitrol of Lexington franchise. Bates Security was recently awarded Small Business of the Year by Commerce Lexington, and continues to be a proud community partner. To learn more, visit, or call (859) 244-4000.






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