SBD Alarm Receiving Centres


Alarm Receiving Centres (ARCs) now have the opportunity to become members of Secured by Design, a national police crime prevention initiative.

Secured by Design (SBD) is part of Police Crime Prevention Initiatives (PCPI), a police owned organisation that works on behalf of the Police Service to deliver a wide range of crime prevention and demand reduction initiatives across the UK, including work with the national alarm inspectorate bodies and trade organisations for the security industry – the National Security Inspectorate (NSI), the Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB), the Fire and Security Association (FSA) and the British Security Industry Association (BSIA).