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Reed Security acquires another Sask.-based monitoring business

Saskatoon-based Reed Security recently announced it has acquired Detect Security Systems, based in Prince Albert, Sask.


December 7, 2018
By SP&T Staff
SP&T Staff
Virgil Reed

“The sellers of Detect Security, Kurtis and Sharon Riese, were retiring and wanted to transition their client base to local provider rather than a big dealer program,” said Virgil Reed, CEO, Reed Security, in an email to SP&T News. “Since we were both dealers of a.p.i. Monitoring, the conversion from one security provider to another was a really easy process — it took less than 24 hours and there were no programming changes.”

Reed added that sales inquiries, service calls and sub-contracting opportunities will be managed by Reed Security authorized dealer Thor Security, also located in Prince Albert.

Detect Security is Reed Security’s third acquisition in the last two years.