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July 4, 2012
Since implementing an alarm ordinance eight years ago, false alarms have decreased by nearly 60% in the city of Los Angeles, reports LA Daily News.
June 26, 2012
The city of Phoenix saved more than $2.8 million in 2011 by reducing the number of false alarm dispatches responded to by local police, according to the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC).
June 26, 2012
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) and the False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) awarded HS Technology Group of Baltimore with the 2011 Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award.
June 5, 2012
Protection 1 Agency Liaison Permit Analyst Brandy Watson has received recognition as a certified alarm manager (CAM).
June 4, 2012
Welcome back to SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION's "Security Speaking" podcast! Here, Melissa Brinkman, COO of Customer Alarm, discusses tips to retain customers and reduce false alarm dispatches.
May 24, 2012
Since implementing an ordinance two years ago aimed at stemming a rise in false fire alarms, the Muskogee Fire Department (MFD) has seen a significant drop in dispatches to unwanted alarms, reports MuskogeePhoenix.com.
May 16, 2012
False alarm fees are being credited by city officials here for a reduction in the number of 911 calls that turn out to be non-emergencies, according to a news report.
May 11, 2012
The False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) bestowed Vector Security with Industry False Alarm Reduction Achievement Award at the association’s annual conference here on May 1-3.
May 8, 2012
Welcome back to SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION's "Security Speaking" podcast! Here, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine talks to Deborah Hansen, false alarm reduction coordinator for the city of Naperville (Ill.) Police Department at the False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) Symposium in Albuquerque, N.M.
May 2, 2012
Welcome back to SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION's "Security Speaking" podcast! Here, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine talks to the newly elected president of the False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) at the FARA Symposium in Albuquerque, N.M.
April 24, 2012
The Board of Trustees here approved a false fire alarm ordinance that will require repeat offenders to pay $750 for each false alarm.
April 19, 2012
Since implementing enhanced call verification (ECV), Habitec Security says dispatch calls for police to respond to its monitored alarm systems have decreased by 20%.
March 14, 2012
After reportedly responding to 21,677 false alarms last year, the Baton Rouge Police Department has proposed amending the city's alarm ordinance to allow for increased fines.
March 14, 2012
The town council here unanimously approved the first reading for a false fire alarm ordinance, reports the Index-Journal.
March 8, 2012
The Tucson City Council approved a revised alarm ordinance that requires alarm owners to pay an annual $20 permit fee.The ordinance had full support from the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA); however, three local alarm companies strongly opposed it, stating that the measure could likely put small alarm companies out of business.
February 16, 2012
In an effort to cut down on false alarms, the city council here unanimously approved a new alarm policy that will place more responsibility on businesses and homeowners.
February 2, 2012
The Elk Grove Village board has pulled a proposed fire alarm ordinance thanks to strong efforts by the Illinois Electronic Security Association (IESA) and community leaders here.
January 16, 2012
The police department here is no longer responding to unverified alarms as of Jan. 1, a change in policy that alarm industry officials say was sudden and unexpected.
January 3, 2012
UL Life Safety & Security Global Director of Commercial Operations and General Manager Robert Jamieson addess the most significant changes, challenges and opportunities he expects for the security industry in 2012.
December 29, 2011
The San Jose Police Department's (SJPD) recent announcement that it will no longer respond to unverified alarms has caused the California Alarm Association (CAA) to contest the policy, which takes effect on Jan. 1.