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It’s Official: Protection 1, ASG Security to Merge

Apollo Global Management, a private equity firm, has acquired Protection 1 and ASG Security and plans to combine the electronic security firms. The newly-created company will operate under the P1 brand.


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Video surveillance cameras have helped police in Albuquerque, N.M., Bountiful, Utah, and Miami arrest several individuals suspected of serial burglaries. SSI Staff · May 26, 2015

An intrusion alarm, not a smoke detector, alerted a Virginia family of a house fire that completely destroyed the home. SSI Staff · May 23, 2015

Hofstra University is in the process of installing 11 Boon Edam turnstiles in their residence halls. SSI Staff · May 23, 2015

Firefighters responded to a Michigan woman’s home at least seven times when complained about an odor coming from the nearby Sunoco Logistics crude oil tank farm. She was fined $2,800 by the township after authorities determined there was no hazard. SSI Staff · May 22, 2015

Japanese security firm Secom released a new security drone at the International Drone Expo that will launch when it detects an intruder, follow the person, and send video to security professionals. The device features a high-definition camera and several sensors. SSI Staff · May 22, 2015

The New York Police Department’s new Crime Stoppers van has video screens built into the sides of it to alert citizens of crimes in the area. SSI Staff · May 21, 2015

A Fluent Home salesperson faces criminal charges after he allegedly forced his way into a Louisiana home in an effort to sell a home security system. SSI Staff · May 20, 2015




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