About Panhandle


We are a locally owned and operated company who have been providing first class service to the Gulf Coast since 1977. By operating our own UL listed central station, focusing on customer service, quality installations, and integrity, Panhandle Alarm & Telephone Co. continues to distinguish itself from the competition. We are also a UL 2050, National Industrial Security Systems certified installing Central Station.


Panhandle Alarm & Telephone Co. has been providing excellent services in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and surrounding counties since 1977. We are locally owned and operated and staff over 50 professionally trained employees. At Panhandle Alarm, we strive to exceed customer demands and expectations by offering quality products, competitive pricing, and professionalism.

Panhandle Alarm, no job is too large or small for our highly trained staff. We take pride in working with builders and homeowners to find that special need. Panhandle Alarm & Telephone Co. installs proven equipment which virtually eliminates false alarms and user error. We also offer fire alarm, access control, CCTV, and communication systems and are proud to be an authorized Bosch, Avaya, Hirsch, Marantz, and Canton dealer.

Our service department is radio dispatched and provides 24 hour on call service. We believe the customer comes first whether it’s a system trouble call or something requiring our expertise. We work around the clock to allow flexible scheduling times to meet customer demands.

Not only can we assist in system design using the latest technology we operate our own UL listed central station 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We contact the appropriate authority in the event of an emergency or any unique instructions one might request.

When it comes to security or telecommunications, Panhandle Alarm & Telephone Co. is the only name to remember. Whether it is alarm systems, camera systems, phone systems, fire systems, inspections, access control systems, stereo systems, or intercom systems, Panhandle Alarm is your key to a successful installation, and quality service.

Principle Profiles

  • Howard Johnson: President / CEO
  • Vicki Johnson: Vice President
  • David Grossman: Vice President of Government Operations