Are Gainesville apartments safe? What kind of security measures are taken to ensure my safety and peace of mind?

Modern CourtyardPlaces like The Bartram offer courtesy patrol and controlled access into the apartment community.

Yes, Gainesville apartments are safe.  Many of them are located right around the University of Florida, which is well-patrolled even in the wee hours of the morning. Even Gainesville apartments further away take security measures, from gates and controlled access to security cameras and patrols at night. Some Gainesville apartments have gates manned by security guards. Others have key codes or swipe-keys to open the gate. At some places these gates might be closed only during nighttime hours. At other places, these gates might be closed even during the daytime, and require opening each time.  A lot of Gainesville apartments, especially those with internal hallways between units, have locked doors that might require special access, either by key, code, or card. Many Gainesville apartments have nighttime security patrol routines, and record their premises on closed circuit televisions. Many also feature apartment alarm systems, to enhance residents’ feelings of safety and security.

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