3 Reasons Why Your Family Needs A Wireless Security System

January 11th, 2022

The world appears to have become a dangerous place today. Criminals seem to be lurking in the shadows everywhere waiting for the perfect moment to strike. Often, things happen when Chico kiddos are away from home. For instance, news outlets and social media have been covering school shootings at an alarming rate for the past decade or so. Plus, there are many other potential threats such as...

  • Kidnappers
  • Bullies
  • Cyber Predators
  • Acts Of Violence And More

Parents Do What They Can To Protect Their Families At Home

Unfortunately, Chico guardians can't be with their children 24/7. After all, they must work to earn a living. Also, even if one parent has free time, the last thing the child wants is for them to try and hang out at school with them all day. So, they do what they can to protect their kids while they are out and about. For instance, many parents purchase smartphones with tracking technology that they can monitor when their youngsters are away from the house.

Still, they must think outside of the box to find methods for keeping them safe at home too. One option for doing just that is a wireless security system. Interested Chico residents should stay put and read further to learn how one of these systems can benefit them.

The Top Three Reasons Revolve Around Safety

1. Children Are More Trusting Than Adults

Parents try to teach their kids not to open the door for strangers, especially when they aren't home. However, children are usually more trusting than their adult counterparts. So, if a stranger comes to the entryway claiming to be a police officer or another trustworthy soul, a youngster may unlock and open the door to let them inside. If the person is not who they said they were, it is anybody's guess as to what they have up their sleeves.

Most security cameras are compatible with smartphones and can be monitored remotely. Hence, parents can watch recorded footage or live streams to see who is coming to the door and entering the structure. If the person is an intruder, they can contact the authorities to get them on the scene quickly and protect their children.

2. Kiddos Regularly Share Information On Social Media

The majority of kids today enjoy posting things on Facebook and Twitter. There is not necessarily anything wrong with it, but if they share that they are home alone, burglars, predators, and other criminals may see this as an invitation to head over to the location. A security system allows the parents to see if any trespassers are sneaking around their property. After all, sometimes, this sharing has real-life consequences.

3. Security Cameras Help You Keep A Watchful Eye On Your Children

Siblings argue and fight from time to time. It is just a part of growing up. However, parents are often left attempting to sift through he said/she said arguments to figure out who did what. Video surveillance can prove to be beneficial in these cases. The guardian just needs to review the recording to see who started the bickering and why it escalated.

What Our Customers Say

"I had the Alibi system installed several years ago. It has functioned flawlessly. The image quality is exellent both night and day and in all weather conditions. I particularly like the replay (which can be set at various speeds) and zoom functions of the system. Tech support from Crimefreeliving has been excellent. I have received quick responses to questions, and timely home visits — as when I changed IP carriers and my Alibi system needed to be reset. I have recommended Crimefreeliving to several friends."


"As a small business owner here in Chico we definitely saw the need for video surveillance. After expressing our needs and concerns Tim did an excellent job getting us set up with the set up with the appropriate equipment. He really took the time to address our concerns in a very friendly, professional and knowledgeable manner. I highly recommend Tim for all of your business and residential video surveillance needs."

Ron H., Owner/Auto Doctor

"I have to say I love having my security cameras at my home. Tim Truby did a wonderful job of installing the five cameras. He is very neat and cleaned everything up after the installation. He explained to me how to operate the monitor, my phone and IPad. However, I have had to call Tim because I'm not tech savvy and forget what he has told me. He usually just helps me over the phone and then all is well. I'm 80 years old and enjoy the comfort of knowing I have these security cameras."


"Tim Truby designed and installed a 32 camera system for us here at the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District. We had received several other quotes from security system vendors, but Tim’s quote was the least expensive. Tim also installed the system quickly and has always been available when we needed him. We are very happy with our security camera system and we can highly recommend Tim Truby for all of your surveillance system needs."

D. Weseman, Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District

Crime Free Living updated our old video system with a new 16 Channel HD Alibi Video Security System. The old system had been added onto by different installers which resulted in a cabling mess. There were cables that worked and cables that went nowhere. It was a mess. Tim sorted it all out and installed cameras that are very clear. He also installed a monitor for our cashiers to watch hidden areas, a monitor to watch the entry door, and a monitor that allows employees to watch the outside parking and gas pump area. All work was done on time and very professional! Will always recommend Tim and Crime Free Living.

S. AM PM Chico Arco Station

"I had Tim install an Alibi Video Security System at my residence and a couple business locations. The remote view option is invaluable to absentee owners or anyone who travels a lot. The clarity and quality of the cameras have allowed for viewing employee theft. The evidence provided from the HD video cameras was fantastic! Tim was professional and provided extra value from his law enforcement background."

J. Folsom Arco Station

"Tim, I want to thank you again for doing such a fantastic job on installing a wireless IP security camera system at our dream home. The extra time that you took to hide wires, and install a clean, professional system is much appreciated. I still can’t believe the clarity, quality, and ease of use of this new system. I wished that I would have met you before our original inferior system was installed by another company. Now, whether I am at home, or monitoring the system from around the world, I know that my home and family are safe and sound."

John M.

"In April of 2017, my husband and I made a phone call to Crime Free Living that turned out to be a smart and wise decision. Amazingly, in just a few hours, Tim installed four Dome Security Cameras, weatherproof enclosures, and hooked up into our home a 23" Full HD Widescreen Security Monitor. Even more than his professional expertise was the time spent with us in making sure that this system was working correctly and properly installed on our phones so that anywhere in our travels we can monitor our new home in Magalia."

Tieka and Don S.

"I have been using Crime Free Living for the last couple years ar work and at home and I really recommend this product. Tim is a very good service provider. If he can't figure it out, he's got good tech support with the system that he offers."

Gary D.

"I have known Tim for over 10 years. To date, Time with Crime Free Living has installed two separate surveillance systems for my company. With each system, Tim has listened to my needs and custom dsigned surveillance systems for my specific needs and within my budget. The equipment used is always state of the art, the workmanship is top notch, and Tim is the example of trustworthy. I would recommend him for any job."

Steve D., Down Range Indoor Training Center

images Certifications & Training

With 16 years of experience in law enforcement, Tim Truby, CEO, is fully certified in video surveillance and training.

  • Certified Advanced Crime Prevention Specialist
  • Academy Instructor Certification
  • California POST Certification in Specialized Surveillance Equipment
  • California POST Certification in Basic Crime Prevention
    • Advanced Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
    • Certified Alibi Security Dealer
    • Enhanced Risk and Threat Assessment (FEMA)
    • Incident Command System (100 & 200)
    • Certified Cognitech Video Forensic Investigator
    • Neighborhood Watch Toolkit Trainer
    • Computer Crimes/Investigations
    • Domestic Crisis for Crisis Negotiators