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In the latest edition, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine talks with the False Alarm Reduction Association’s (FARA) newly elected President Kerri McDonald. In her years working with FARA, McDonald has served as the chair of the training certification committee. She is also the head of the Riverside (Calif.) Police Department’s (RPD) Alarm Enforcement Unit.
Listen as McDonald talks about putting a stronger focus on reducing false fire alarms, the RPD’s false alarm reduction methods, the state of false alarm reduction efforts nationwide, tips on improving relationships with local law enforcement agencies and more.
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May 3, 2013
After announcing that it would stop responding to unverified burglar alarms by May 1, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has decided to extend its response policy until the end of the year.
May 2, 2013
As part of a new ordinance to reduce false alarms here, city council members Monday awarded a contract to Cry Wolf False Alarm Solutions to administer a new alarm management program.