About US

American Detection Systems is a full-service, licensed and insured alarm company located in Wilmington, North Carolina. The company is affiliated with a North Carolina-based, UL-Listed central station to provide for the highest quality monitoring of your security systems. We are a large enough company to have a trained technician on call 24 hours a day; but still small enough that you are able to talk with the president.

American Detection Systems provides the following services to business and homes in Eastern North Carolina:

  • Burglar And Fire Alarm systems
  • UL Central Monitoring Station
  • Central Station Runner Service
  • Holdup, Panic and Medical Alarms
  • CCTV, and Video Surveillance Systems
  • Access Control Systems
  • Gate Systems
  • Telephone and Intercom (video) Systems
  • Computer Network and Voice Wiring (Structured Cabling)
  • Home Theater and Stereo Speaker Systems
  • Home Automation Systems
  • Remote Video and Voice Monitoring

American Detection Systems uses only UL-Listed materials and standards. High-quality equipment combined with superior workmanship ensure that you will have a safe and reliable system. Trained technicians are available 24-hours per days to meet your needs.

Kevin Gallagher, President of American Detection System, has over 30 years of experience in the security / alarm industry. We have 88 years of combined company experience in installation, service and design. Kevin actively supervises all projects to maintain the high-quality workmanship his customers have learned to expect.

Voice and Data
A structured cabling system is a set of cabling and connectivity products that integrates the voice, data, video and various management and automation systems of a home or building. The systems include home networks, phone systems and office computer networks. [more]
Fire Alarm
Protect life and property with a monitored UL Listed fire alarm system installation. Business and homeowners can benefit from lower insurance rates and the peace of mind that their loved ones and assets are protected. [more]
CCTV and Video
CCTV can offer protection from theft and prevent crime as well as provide images of captured events. Remote video enables real-time visual monitoring that can be part of your Home Automation system. [more]
Protect the physical security of your home or business with a security system. A monitord system will summon aid or authorities. Card access and employee badging systems can control entry to your facility [more]
Home Automation
Enjoy the ease of setting and disarming your alarm system while turning lights and appliances on or off with press of a button on your smart phone or tablet. Also program lighting and door locking variations and remote video access as well. [more]