"Making your security our business since 1975"

Detection Security Co., Inc. was founded by Robert D. Cain, who saw a need for a professional company to provide the public with necessary security at affordable prices.


Cain, a graduate of Western Illinois University with a major in law enforcement, has nine years' experience as a police officer. He knows law enforcement can only do so much. As president of Detection Security Co., Inc., Cain recognizes that individuals must take preventative measures to protect themselves from becoming victims to burglary, robbery, and fire.


Detection Security Co., Inc. is based in Mattoon, IL, and covers the Central Illinois area. Our full line, professional team maintains the highest standards in security design, installation, and technical service.


Our Central Station boasts the newest technology in monitoring software, including its own W.A.R.N. (Wireless Alarm Response Network) radio backup system. Our central station never closes. That means your home or business will always be protected in our ever-changing security world.


Our affiliate, Quick Response Center, is an award-winning U.L. Certified Central Station, staffed with professionally trained and supervised personnel. They're available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to serve you.


Detection Security Co., Inc.'s fully automated and computerized alarm monitoring equipment warrants the highest level of security for all types of systems. Each subscriber's account is a computerized transaction through state-of-the-art monitoring equipment. We offer 24-hour emergency technical service, giving you peace of mind in any emergency situation.


By keeping abreast of technology, we've become a leader in computerized card access and digital closed circuit surveillance systems. We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest professional standards in the security industry.