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​Online Security Alarm Permit Registrations


The Security Alarm Registration Program is available online for the convenience of the public.   The web address for registration and payment is:  https://www.dallasalarmpermit.com. A link is also available on the Dallas Police Department website at www.dallaspolice.net.


This online registration service is part of an agreement between Dallas Police Department and Central Square Technologies (Formerly Crywolf) to handle most administrative functions of the false alarm reduction effort. The new approach offers online, phone, and mail services for alarm registration, false alarm notifications, billing and collection.

Online:  https://www.dallasalarmpermit.com

Phone: 855-809-2058

Mail:      Dallas Police Department

               Alarm Permit Compliance Unit

               PO Box 840186

               Dallas, TX 75284-0186

Security Alarm Permit​

A security alarm permit is required if you have a security alarm that is audible and/or monitored to provide police response. The annual permit fee is $50 for a residence and $100 for a business permit.

​A permitted alarm site is allowed three free false burglar alarms in a twelve-month period. The 4th, 5th and 6th false burglar alarms are $50, 7th and 8th false burglar alarms are $75 while the 9th+ are $100 each. All Panic/Hold-up false alarms for a residence are $100. The 1st Business Panic/Hold-up false alarm is $100, 2nd is $200, 3rd is $300 while 4th+ are $400 each.