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Best Home Security Providers in Oxnard, CA

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SimpliSafe Security

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Pro. monitoring starts at $45.99/mo. $30/mo. $29.99/mo. $14.99/mo. $44.99/mo.
Installation Professional Professional Professional DIY or Professional DIY
Contract 36 months One year 42-60 mos. or pay for equipment in full None None
Smart home compatibility Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Video surveillance Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Warranty Option to extend limited warranty One year on parts 120-day equipment warranty 3-year limited equipment warranty 3-year limited equipment warranty
About Oxnard, CA

About Oxnard, CA

Sand dunes, beaches, and 276 days of sunshine characterize the small city of Oxnard, California, making it absolutely irresistible if you love the great outdoors. With the bustling city of Santa Barbara 35 miles north and Los Angeles 60 miles to the south, Oxnard’s unique location gives residents plenty of options for day trips or “staycations.” 

But in order to truly enjoy yourself at the Channel Islands, local wineries such as Magnavino Cellars, and the Oxnard Salsa Festival, you want to be sure your home is safe and secure. Oxnard offers a high standard of living, but as in any town, property theft does occur. By investing in the best home security systems in Oxnard and Ventura County at large, you can rest easy knowing your home is safe and secure. 

Oxnard Crime Statistics

Oxnard Crime Statistics

According to the FBI’s city data for 2018, the following crimes were reported in Oxnard in 2018:

  • 3,568 incidents of larceny-theft
  • 704 incidents of burglary
  • 394 incidents of aggravated assault
  • 783 incidents of motor vehicle theft
  • 327 incidents of robbery

The Oxnard neighborhoods that report the most crime include South Bank, Sierra Linda, Fremont North, Hobson Park East, Hobson Park West and South Winds, according to Neighborhood Scout. The neighborhoods least likely to report crime include El Rio, East Village, Channel Islands and Hollywood by the Sea.

  1. Best for All-Around Security

    Boyd and Associates

    BBB rating D-

    Starting at $30/mo

    Our take

    Boyd and Associates sells burglar, fire and medical alarm systems, as well as numerous smart devices, including smart cameras. The company also employs patrol and security officers and an on-the-ground alarm response team. 

    Recommended plan: Custom

    Boyd and Associates works with customers to create a unique equipment and monitoring plan tailored to their needs. The company offers a full selection of medical, environmental and burglar alarms, plus smart cameras, locks and energy management devices. 

    What we like

    • Large selection of equipment and devices
    • Patrol and response team
    • On-the-ground help

    What we don’t like

    • Limited equipment warranty
    • Monthly monitoring price is relatively pricey
    • Long-term contracts
  2. Best for Money-Back Guarantee

    ADT Home Security

    Our rating 8.3

    Starting at $45.99/mo

    Our Take on ADT Home Security

    ADT is a well-recognized name in the home security business thanks to its top-notch equipment, award-winning monitoring centers and commitment to customer service. For people who feel like you get what you pay for, it’s hard to beat ADT.

    ADT prefers to provide a brief consultation before quoting a custom package. Contact ADT to get started.


    Recommended Plan
    ADT’s Video Lite Plan is nothing minor — you’ll get motion detection, smart home capabilities, and video surveillance. Equipment starts at $599. Professional monitoring starts at $54.99 per month.


    • 6-month money-back guarantee
    • $500 theft protection guarantee
    • High-quality equipment


    • Must pay for an extended warranty
    • Lengthy contracts
    • More expensive than competitors
  3. Best for Smart Homes

    Vivint Security

    Our rating 7.7

    Starting at $29.99/mo

    Our Take on Vivint Home Security

    Vivint really shines when it comes to equipment. Perhaps no other provider has such an extensive catalog, which makes it an excellent provider for those who plan to install new equipment over time.


    Recommended Plan

    Vivint’s Smart Home Service is our recommended plan because it unlocks a larger selection of smart home devices, as well as video monitoring.


    • Month-to-month contract option if equipment is purchased up front
    • Backup battery included with the Sky Control panel
    • Extensive equipment features, including Vivint Car Guard


    • Long contract if equipment is financed
    • Installation can take 3-4 hours
    • Short (120-day) equipment warranty and service guarantee (unless you purchase Premium)
    • Short (3-day) trial period
  4. Best Overall

    SimpliSafe Security

    Our rating 9.3

    Starting at $14.99/mo

    Our Take on SimpliSafe Home Security

    Keep those pesky burglars away with a SimpliSafe security system. Choose from a range of packages and equipment, and get inexpensive professional monitoring.


    Recommended Plan
    We recommend The Barrington if you’re interested in SimpliSafe. This package combines intrusion detection and video surveillance. Equipment starts at $388.93. Professional monitoring starts at $14.99 per month. Self-monitoring is free.


    • Inexpensive professional monitoring
    • Wireless equipment
    • Cellular monitoring
    • Free self-monitoring


    • Mobile alerts not available in the basic monitoring plan
    • No selection of smart home devices
    • Smart home capabilities not available in basic monitoring plan
    • Research SimpliSafe
  5. Best for Customer Service

    Frontpoint Security

    Our rating 7.6

    Starting at $44.99/mo

    Our Take on Frontpoint Home Security

    Frontpoint recently changed its billing model to month-to-month contracts, which we believe shows that the company strives to stay on top of industry trends and cares about customer service. We also appreciate that Frontpoint’s equipment is compatible with the major smart home hubs.


    Recommended Plan

    Our recommended Frontpoint plan is the Safe Home Starter equipment package combined with the Ultimate monitoring plan, which will give you access to a smartphone app for monitoring your security devices.


    • No lengthy contracts
    • Excellent customer service
    • Variety of equipment to choose from


    • Monitoring fees are relatively expensive
    • Short (30 days) trial period
    • No professional installation option

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Other Local Providers

Other Local Providers

If Boyd and Associates doesn’t quite match your budget or expectations, check out these other local providers in Ventura County and the surrounding area.

  • Bay Alarm: Bay Alarm provides a robust range of burglar and fire alarm systems, plus video surveillance, smart home devices and patrol and response teams.
  • iTech Smart Home: This company specializes in home automation devices, including smart home security systems from brands such as Ring and Nest.
  • Douglas Technologies: Douglas sells automated door locks, garage door locks and controls, and security cameras from brands such as Honeywell.
  • Elite Entertainment Systems: This company sells home security alarms, security cameras and home automation devices.
Additional Areas Covered

Additional Areas Covered

Some of the best home security system providers in Oxnard may also serve surrounding areas in California, including: 

  • Ventura
  • Santa Barbara
  • Port Hueneme
  • Camarillo
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Malibu
  • Moorpark
  • Simi Valley
  • Santa Paula
  • Fillmore
  • Buckhorn
  • Mira Monte
  • Mussel Shoals
  • Carpinteria
Factors to Consider When Buying a Home Security System

Factors to Consider When Buying a Home Security System

  • Price & Contracts

    Are you looking to pay for your equipment upfront or finance over a period of time? You’ll also need to decide whether you want to commit to a contract or have the freedom to cancel your provider’s service without penalty.

  • Monitoring

    Choose between 24/7 professional monitoring or self monitoring. Both have its perks – with professional monitoring, a specialist is available around the clock to help, and with self monitoring, you’ll be in charge and can avoid a monthly fee.

  • Installation

    Want a professional to install your security system for you, or would you rather install it on your own? Most providers either require professional installation, DIY installation, or offer a choice of both.

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Common Home Security Equipment and Features

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Frequently Asked Questions for Oxnard, CA

Frequently Asked Questions for Oxnard, CA

What home security features are important for Oxnard?

Larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft occur in Oxnard, so smart door locks and garage door controls can help you keep your home secure. Prominently placed outdoor security cameras and motion sensors are also great deterrents for intruders. 

Which home security providers offer professional 24/7 monitoring in Oxnard?

Some of the home security providers in Oxnard and the greater Ventura County that offer 24/7 monitoring include Boyd and Associates and Bay Alarm. National brands such as ADT and Brinks also have excellent reputations for professional monitoring.

Which of these home security providers offer smart home devices?

Providers in Ventura County that offer smart home devices include Boyd and Associates, Bay Alarm, iTech Smart Home, Douglas Technologies and Elite Entertainment Systems. Many national home security brands also offer modern home automation devices, including Frontpoint and Brinks.

Will any of these providers allow me to finance my security system?

You’ll need to call local providers such as Boyd and Associates and Bay Alarm to inquire about financing options. Some national brands, such as Frontpoint, allow you to finance your home security system through a lending company called Affirm. Others, such as Protect America, only charge a monthly monitoring fee and do not require an upfront payment for equipment.

Which home security providers offer security cameras in Oxnard?

Providers in Ventura County that offer security cameras include Boyd and Associates, Bay Alarm, iTech Smart Home, Douglas Technologies and Elite Entertainment Systems. You can also order self-monitored cameras from providers such as Blue by ADT.

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