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Our design experts have over 55 years of combined experience. We have designed tens of thousands of systems for retail, office buildings, malls, parking lots, storage facilities, airports, police stations, government facilities, apartment complexes and countless homes. Designing an effective security solution requires expertise. We have that expertise, and can design an effective system for your business or residence.


Book a 30 minute phone appointment. We'll answer your questions, provide a custom design based on your needs, and offer a line-item quote with installation options. We offer this service FREE with no purchase obligations.

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We use our custom "Backstreet Surveillance - System Design Tool" that integrates with Google Maps. This application puts us on-site. It allows us to see the structure, terrain and areas you want to secure. With absolute confidence, we can recommend best camera placement and select the right camera for each location.

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Crime Statistics for Alabama

State of Alabama

Overall Crime Rating:

C+ (28.87% higher than national average)

High Risk Crimes:

  • Burglary (56% higher than the national average)
  • Aggravated Assault (52% higher than the national average)
  • Murder (45% higher than the national average)
  • Property Crime (31% higher than the national average)

  • Investing in a security camera system effectively protects your home and family from criminals. Research consistently shows that these devices deter crime, with a reduction of 65% or more. Additionally, having surveillance cameras provides valuable evidence of criminal activity occurring. Surveillance camera systems are a proven cost-effective method to prevent, record, and decrease the overall rate of crime and will provide both you and your family with a much-needed peace of mind.

    Birmingham Crime Rating:

    B+ (31.33% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Murder, Property Crime & Larceny

    History buffs will find plenty to explore in Birmingham. The city played a significant role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, and visitors can delve into this pivotal period at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. This museum offers a comprehensive look at the struggles and triumphs of the movement, showcasing exhibits that educate and inspire.

    Birmingham is also known for its industrial past, earning it the nickname "The Pittsburgh of the South." The city was once a major center for iron and steel production, and remnants of its industrial heritage can still be seen in the form of preserved factories and historic sites. The Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark is a must-visit for those interested in the city's industrial history, offering guided tours and interactive exhibits.

    Montgomery Crime Rating:

    B (30.01% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Property Crime & Larceny

    Nestled in the heart of the Deep South, Montgomery, Alabama is a city that boasts a rich blend of history, culture, and southern charm. Known as the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, Montgomery has played a pivotal role in shaping the course of American history. From its historic landmarks to its vibrant arts scene, there is something for everyone to explore and enjoy in this captivating city.

    Huntsville Crime Rating:

    A (70.73% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Vehicle Theft

    Huntsville is a city in Alabama, USA. It is located in Madison, Limestone, and a small part of Morgan County. It serves as the county seat of Madison County. Huntsville is situated in the Appalachian region of northern Alabama. It holds the distinction of being the most populous city in the state. One of the most notable aspects of Huntsville is its strong ties to space exploration. The city played a pivotal role in the development of the United States space program and continues to be a hub for aerospace technology and research. Visitors can immerse themselves in the world of space exploration at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, where they can see real rockets, experience simulators, and learn about the history of space travel.

    In addition to its space-related attractions, Huntsville offers a wide array of cultural and recreational activities. The Huntsville Museum of Art showcases a diverse collection of artworks, ranging from traditional to contemporary, and hosts a variety of exhibitions and events throughout the year. For nature enthusiasts, the Monte Sano State Park provides ample opportunities for hiking, camping, and enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

    Hoover Crime Rating:

    B+ (31.33% lower than national average)

    Highest Risk Crime: Larceny Theft

    Hoover is a city located in Jefferson and Shelby counties in north central Alabama, United States. It is the largest suburban city in Alabama and the 6th largest city overall. According to the 2020 US Census, the population of Hoover is 92,606. The city is part of the Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area and is also included in the Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL Combined Statistical Area. Hoover's territory is situated along the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.

    Situated just south of Birmingham, Hoover enjoys a prime location that provides easy access to major highways and transportation networks. This convenient location allows residents to enjoy the tranquility of suburban living while being within a short distance from the vibrant city life. Whether you're commuting to work or planning a weekend getaway, Hoover's accessibility makes it a desirable destination.


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    We sell more than 30,000 security cameras nationwide each year, from government facilities, to schools, to small business and homes. We are the authority when it comes to business security cameras and home security cameras. We have over 28 years of experience with system installation and applications. Our services include site survey, system design, installation, 5 year equipment warranty and lifetime customer support.

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    We are a proud "ACCREDITED" member of the Better Business Bureau. Our commitment to meeting our customers expectations is reflected in our BBB rating. The bureau rates Backstreet Surveillance as "A+"; the top rating they award!

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