Bad guys love silence. They thrive in environments where they can stealthily stalk an innocent victim. Likewise, they prefer to break into a quiet home or silently snatch packages from a deserted front porch. However, their time performing noiseless criminal acts has come to an end. Thanks to a plethora of ear-piercing security devices that put the perp on center stage.
Alarming Security Devices
From keychain-hanging baubles to blaring door stops and infrared security systems, anything that produces a noticeable, high-decibel sound to alert others to your distress is readily available to you. These items, though different in shape, size, intricacy, and operation, all share one common characteristic. That’s to send shock, panic, and fear into anyone purposely out to do you harm or steal your belongings.
Here we visit a dozen of these shrieking marvels available today. It’s a cross-section of products that offer a style to fit nearly anyone’s unique personality. Not to mention aid them during their daily travels and home protection needs. Criminals will need to cover their ears and run because, moving forward, all attention will be directed at them.
Alphahom Care Go Alarm & GPS Tracker
This pocket companion offers much more than meets the eye. Utilizing both a blaring alarm and a built-in GPS tracker, you’ll be able to handle a potentially unsafe situation immediately. You can also set the unit to have your family and friends know about your whereabouts in case things get worse.
Also, with a Bluetooth connection to your Apple or Android phone, you can also find lost items if you attach the Care Go to your keys, luggage or backpack, and conversely, you can find your lost phone with just a push of a button. Available in black or purple colors.
- Alarm and GPS tracker in one unit
- Easy, twist-action operation
- High-quality, anodized aluminum shell
- Water and dust-resistant exterior
- Rechargeable 150mAh battery included
For more information, please visit EN.Alphahom.com.
Flipo 2-in-1 Door & Personal Alarm
This alarm is versatile for both personal safety and for protecting your home or hotel room from unexpected “guests.” When walking alone and a situation doesn’t feel right, just pull the chain and flood the area with an intense alarm.
Also, while indoors, just hang this alarm over a doorknob, and when anyone happens to touch the other side, the alarm will alert you to their presence. Simple buttons and easy-to-use operation allow anyone to use this versatile and convenient security device.
- Powerful 90 dB alarm sound
- Easy installation within seconds
- Operates on wooden, composite and plastic doors
- Door alarm activates from human touch, no false alarms
- Operates on one 9-volt battery
For more information, please visit ShopFlipo.com.
Homesafe Wireless Home Security Alarm System
Never worry about being away from your home again because this alarm system has got your back! Easy to set up with wireless operation and a price that won’t break the bank, the Homesafe system will call you, or up to four other phone numbers, if trouble comes to your door.
Once you receive the call, you can even talk through the base unit at your home to the perps or just listen in and send the authorities. The system includes the base unit, one window/door sensor, one motion detector, and one remote control unit for arming and disarming the system.
- Door and window protection
- Dials pre-programmed phone numbers
- Easy to install
- Unit delivers a pre-recorded message to the recipient
- Wireless system for simple set-up
For more information, please visit FingerEze.com.
Streetwise Door Stop Alarm
Need extra security when staying in a hotel, in a dorm room, or even when at home? Then this simple-to-use alarm may be just what you need. Featuring three sensitivity settings, this alarm will screech like a banshee when an alarmed door is even slightly moved.
Installation is easy, just slide the wedge-shaped design up against a door, turn it on, and it’s ready to go. This security device is perfect for the busy traveler who wants peace of mind when staying overnight in less-than-ideal accommodations. The unit is powered by a single 9-volt battery and easily stores away when not in use.
- Ideal for home and travel
- 125 dB high-pitch alarm
- Anti-slide pad keeps unit secure
- Three sensitivity levels
- Powered by one, 9-volt battery
For more information, please visit TheHomeSecuritySuperstore.com.
Streetwise Driveway Alert Wireless Notification System
This system offers multiple purposes for property protection, customer detection, and keeping an eye on your children and teens. Just place the transmitter in the front of your driveway, on your front porch, or at your business entrance, and anyone who crosses its watchful “eye” will sound off an alarm alerting you to activity.
It offers a field of range of up to 26 feet away and at an angle of 110 degrees—much more than enough to detect some suspicious movements outside. The unit is also very portable and easy to set up and install with no wires or complicated instructions.
- Wireless technology offers simple installation
- Wide detection range
- Choose up to five different alarm sounds
- Portable unit can be moved often if desired
- Operates on three AAA batteries (not included)
For more information, please visit SecurityBase.com.
Streetwise Fur Ball Alarm
This alarm is disguised but always ready if or when danger comes your way. Taking the guise of an innocent purse trinket, you’ll attract attention to your location when the activation pin is pulled, and the alarm shrieks loudly around you. Perps don’t like noise, and this fluffy friend can deliver the sound instantly and easily.
When not in use, hang this decorative ornament on your purse or bag, wear it around your wrist, or hang it from a belt loop. No one will know its secret except you!
- Produces 100 dB of sound
- Disguised as a keychain bauble
- Easy-to-operate, pull pin activation
- Wear it on your wrist or attach to a keychain
- Includes three LR44 batteries
For more information, please visit GuerrillaDefense.com.
Streetwise Keychain Alarm
Your keys go with you on every trip, so now your alarm can join the adventure too! Whether you are stopping at the store down the street or driving cross country, you’ll feel extra safe with this alarm always nearby. At the first sign of danger, just activate the compact unit and scare him or her away with 130 dB of ear-screaming sound.
The unit is also equipped with an LED light for finding your way in the dark, and the entire unit will attach to any existing keyring, or you can add your own keys to the included ring. This little device can give you big protection when needed!
- LED light for nighttime use
- Extra-loud, 130 dB piercing alarm sound
- Attaches easily to existing keychain
- Compact, easy-to-carry unit
- Simple-to-replace battery port
For more information, please visit Guardian-Self-Defense.com.
Streetwise Knight Light Motion Activated Alarm & Light
This dual functional “eye in the sky” is ready to light up your path and deter a thief from breaking into your home. This self-contained, battery-operated unit can be mounted on your front porch, garage, or driveway area using no wires or complicated configurations.
Whenever anyone walks within its range, the detector will shine a light or sound an alarm depending upon your preferences. Best of all, the unit also functions as a faux security camera, further giving a would-be thief pause about moving forward with their intended crime.
- 120 dB sound
- Motion detection up to 16 feet
- Faux camera design
- Includes convenient remote control
- Self-contained unit installs with ease
For more information, please visit BreezeBlockSecurity.com.
Stinger Personal Alarm Emergency Tool
Compact, easy-to-use, and always ready at your fingertips, The Stinger Personal Alarm features an extremely loud alarm in case of your personal safety is at risk and a glass-shattering tool and seat belt cutter for vehicle emergencies—all in one compact package.
Use the integrated lanyard hole for cordage or add the included keyring and pull ring to keep this mini marvel always nearby and ready to go. The unit comes with three batteries for a quick set-up and full operating instructions.
- 140 dB Siren
- Integrated seat belt cutter
- Hardened steel metal hammer for glass breaking
- Compact, hand-sized unit
- Includes three LR44 batteries
For more information, please visit TheStingerTools.com.
TBO-Tech Keychain Alarm
Sometimes simple is the best way to go, and when it comes to deterring a troublemaker or worse, this handy keychain steps up to the plate. With your keys in hand, just pull the safety pin from the unit to produce a startling alarm to both scare off a problem person and alert others to your location.
Additionally, this alarm features a push-button activation as well as a mini flashlight to prevent fumbling to find a needed key. This alarm is ideal for all members of the family to carry and stay protected.
- Dual activation methods
- Integrated mini flashlight
- Compact size fits in pocket, purse or school bag
- Legal to carry anywhere
- Includes one, 12-volt battery
For more information, please visit TBoTech.com.
TBO-Tech Mini Personal Alarm
Bad guys don’t like loud sounds, so this mini marvel will be a perpetrator’s bane! Equipped with both an LED light and blaring alarm, you’ll feel secure and safe with this little number always nearby. When trouble comes your way, just push the button to attract others quickly to your location and send the bad guy running.
The unit operates on three AG13 batteries that are included and are easily replaceable to keep the unit in tip-top shape for deterring would-be thugs and thieves. Good things definitely come in small packages.
- 120 dB of ear-piercing sound
- Compact design fits nearly anywhere
- Easily attaches to a keychain
- Integrated LED flashlight
- Available in black or pink colors
For more information, please visit TBoTech.com.
This article was originally published in the Personal Defense World August/September 2022 issue. Subscription is available in print and digital editions at OutdoorGroupStore.com. Or call 1-800-284-5668, or email email@example.com.