Acadian highly recommends that all accounts are setup with at least one guard patrol each day. A guard patrol entails an Acadian video analyst reviewing all the cameras on a site and ensuring that nothing suspicious is taking place. Another common use for a guard patrol is to review a site for possible camera issues, such as connection failures, as well as issues such as camera blockage or cameras being moved from their standard positions.

Guard patrols are most effective when a voice down is played in conjunction with them. While usually only done for commercial properties this shows the customer that the guard patrols are taking place and also lets those around the site know that it is being monitored remotely. This is typically done around the standard opening and closing times of the business. -- Acadian currently does hundreds of guard patrols each day across the country.