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Commercial Security Systems

Police-Trusted Business Security Systems

Founded by a former police officer, Bates Security offers:
  • Custom-designed security systems
  • 24/7 wireless monitoring
  • Local customer service that cares

Types of businesses we protect

  • Banking/​Financial
  • Churches
  • Government
  • Medical
  • Small business leaders
  • Multi-sites
  • Property management
  • Restau­rants
  • Retail
  • Utilities

Our business security services


Tired of your current security company? Keep your current business security system's equipment and switch to us for monitoring.
Switch to Bates

Business alarm system

We'll custom design a security system for your business's need and then monitor it 24/7 for break-ins, emergencies and more.
See Business Alarm System Details

Business video surveillance + video monitoring

Advanced IP video solutions allow you to see video live or recorded—all with your smartphone.
See Business Video Surveil­lance Details

Access control

Our keyless entry systems allow you to control, track and manage access to any door of your business. Now you'll know exactly who gets in—and when.
See Access Control Details

Business fire detection systems

From fire system installation and monitoring to sprinkler monitoring, we've got you covered in a fire emergency.
See Business Fire Detection Details

Temperature detection systems

Keep your employees safe and your operation running smoothly with Bates temperature detection solutions. learn more about this cutting edge technology.
See Temper­ature Detection Details

Why Choose Us

6 reasons why companies trust Bates Security with their business security solutions

  1. Police-quality security advice

    Bates Security was founded by Sonny Bates, a former police officer. He understands the principles of security and used them to build Bates Security. 

  2. Tailored to your business' needs

    Instead of forcing you into a package, we investigate your business and learn about your security needs. Then, we find the equipment that fits those needs like a glove. No more, no less. 

  3. We protect the protectors

    Do you know who secures the police and firefighter stations in and around Lexington? Answer: We do. And if we're good enough to secure them, we're definitely good enough to secure your business. 

  4. Award-winning business security solutions

    Bates Security won "Installer of the Year" from Security Sales and Integration Magazine in 2012 and 2016. We also won Commerce Lexington "Small Business of the Year" in 2013. 

  5. Local customer service that cares

    No automated customer service bots here. When you call us, you'll always talk to a live person. 

  6. Guarantees you can touch

    Eligible systems come with a written and signed "Commitment to Service" which includes these guarantees:

    • $2,500 performance warranty
    • Satisfaction guarantee
    • Same-day emergency service guarantee
    • False alarm guarantee
    • Lifetime equipment and service warranty

    See consultant for complete details and eligibility. 

Ready for police-trusted security?

Providing security solutions for parts of Kentucky, West Virginia, Florida, and Georgia. See our full service area.