The American Alarms team is the best! 

We took a break from our usual morning meeting and had some tasty grub from Cracker Barrel in Clive.  We know everyone here has a choice of where to work and spend their time.  We are glad you all choose American Alarms.

If you're looking for a great team to join, here's our open positions:

Property Manager Lunch & Learn - Video Surveillance for Safety and Business Data

January 21, 2022

Spare Time Entertainment


Life Safety & Physical Security Training Center - ribbon-cutting and open house

Tuesday, October 10, 20213


*Ribbon-cutting at 4:15PM.

1659 East Euclid Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

Food, music, fun, prizes.  Come see our newly renovated Training Center.  This will be a collaboration area for engineers, developers, contractors, city officials, technicians, and building managers.  Classes will start in November and cover a wide range of topics, all focused on Life Safety and Security in public buildings.  No RSVP needed.

Thanks to all of you who attended!  Here are some candid pics from that great day.

Celebrating 40 Years since our founding!

Saturday, November 4, 2023


Izaak Walton League of Des Moines

4343 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50321

Food, drinks, music, games, and prizes.  Fun for the whole family.  This is a large indoor and outdoor area next to Water Works Park on the South edge of downtown Des Moines.  We'll have indoor and outdoor activities (weather dependent).  We have a lot of people to thank for 40 years of business, so please come help us celebrate.  

Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate 40 years in business!  A special thanks to these people:

Izaak Walton League of Des Moines' staff - a great event venue, indoor and outdoor space, and great food

Firetrucker Brewing, Ankeny - delivering 3 of their tasty brews for us to enjoy

Bill Jacobs - taking the risk to do what you knew was right 40 years ago and guidance for 40+ years

Mike Snyder/American Solutions for Business promotional products - printing our logo on a bunch of fun games for the event

Marie Green, Lindsey Hall, and Mark Shearman - our fearless leadership team, for helping pull off a fun event for all

Angie Jacobs - delivering and setting up our dessert table

Newton Speedway - for providing our grand prize, a Rusty Wallace driving experience