Police-Trusted Security for Your Home and Business

Founded by a former police officer, Bates Security offers:

  • Custom-designed security systems
  • 24/7 wireless monitoring
  • Local customer service that cares
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Protect your company’s most important assets with access control, video surveillance, and more.

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Founded on solid security principles

Bates Security was founded in 1984 by Sonny Bates, a former police officer. He designed our company to protect homes and businesses using the principles of solid security and customer service. Those principles are why we were awarded the Commerce Lexington's Small Business of the Year in 2013.

Largest locally owned and operated security company in KY

We provide security to over 6,000 homes and businesses in Central & Northern Kentucky, including Lexington, Georgetown, Nicholasville, Winchester, Frankfort, Richmond and everywhere in between.

Protecting the protectors

We secure several police stations and fire departments in and around Lexington. So you know we're good.

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