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Reducing False Alarms

Read: False Alarms: Council Approves Escalating Fines, Alarm System Registration in Abilene, Texas

False Alarms: Council Approves Escalating Fines, Alarm System Registration in Abilene, Texas

Ordinance passed after 95% of alarm calls Abilene Police Department responded to in 2014 were false alarms.

Read: Habitec Security Reducing False Alarms Much to Satisfaction of Local Police Department

Habitec Security Reducing False Alarms Much to Satisfaction of Local Police Department

Habitec has reduced false alarms in Toledo, Ohio by 65% as a result of the program.

Read: North Carolina County Takes Action to Cut Down on False Alarms

North Carolina County Takes Action to Cut Down on False Alarms

Effective Sept. 1, the Swain County Sheriff’s Office will issue citations and fines to alarm owners with faulty security systems.

Read: Habitec Security Wins PDQ Award for Reducing False Alarms

Habitec Security Wins PDQ Award for Reducing False Alarms

Habitec Security’s false alarm reduction efforts led to the company earning the PDQ Award at the 2015 Electronic Security Expo.

Read: Washington City Launches Program to Cut Down False Security Alarms

Washington City Launches Program to Cut Down False Security Alarms

The city of Bellevue has signed a four-year contract with AOT Public Safety Corporation to manage a program aimed to motivate resident to better maintain their security systems to prevent false alarms.

Read: False Alarms Still Afflicting Greensboro Police Department

False Alarms Still Afflicting Greensboro Police Department

The Greensboro Police Department is still fighting false alarm calls, despite increasing fees for false alarms.

Read: False Alarms Plagued 11-Story Senior Living Facility Before Deadly Fire

False Alarms Plagued 11-Story Senior Living Facility Before Deadly Fire

A fire at Wedgwood Senior Living facility resulted in the death of six elderly residents.

Read: High Winds Cause of False Security Alarms in Texas Town

High Winds Cause of False Security Alarms in Texas Town

Windy conditions have led to more false alarms in the city of Amarillo.

Read: Rapid Response to False Alarms Brings Grand Results for Engineered Protection Systems

Rapid Response to False Alarms Brings Grand Results for Engineered Protection Systems

Find out what Engineered Protection Systems does to help one Michigan city reduce its false security alarms.

Read: Thanks to Amherst Alarm Fewer False Security Calls Roam Buffalo

Thanks to Amherst Alarm Fewer False Security Calls Roam Buffalo

Here are a few best practice tips from Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award runner-up Amherst Alarm.

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