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To qualify for a Texas Department of Insurance 5% premium reduction certificate your home must meet the following guidelines.

  1. EXTERIOR DOORS: Must be solid core wood or metal clad, 1 3/8” thick and secured by a dead-bolt lock. This also includes the passage door from the house to the garage.
  2. LOCKS: Deadbolt locks must lock with a minimum bolt throw of one inch, which penetrates a metal striker plate. There also need to be 3” screws attaching the strike plate.
  3. DOUBLE DOORS: Must meet the specifications for exterior doors and have an inactive door secured by header and threshold bolts that penetrate a metal striker plate.
  4. SLIDING GLASS DOORS: Must be secured by a secondary locking device that prevents lifting and prying.
  5. WINDOWS: Must be secured by an auxiliary locking device or be drilled and pinned.
  6. GARAGE DOORS: Must be secured by a locking device or have a garage door opener installed.

To qualify for an additional 15% premium reduction certificate you must have an alarm system that meets the following criteria in addition to the above listed requirements:

  1. ALARM SYSTEM: All exterior openings must be connected to the alarm system, system must have an interior and exterior siren installed, be UL approved and monitored by a UL approved company. (All exterior windows, doors, and garage doors.)

For an appointment contact your local Grand Prairie Police StoreFront to schedule a Home Security Survey with the Crime Prevention Officer for your area.

Officer Office Location Contact
Officer P.D. Akins Dalworth Police Community Service Center
617 Royal, Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Officer Greg New Northeast Police Community Service Center
2750 Graham St., Grand Prairie, TX 75050


Officer Dennis Porter Southeast Police Community Service Center
1525 Arkansas Ln, Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Last updated: 7/10/2013 2:58:16 PM