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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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An AMP Security representative allegedly told a Tennessee woman that ADT had been purchased by a company in Japan to get her to sign a five-year contract with his company. SSI Staff · June 04, 2015

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Police have arrested an Ohio teen after a home surveillance system captured the 18-year-old stealing a 42-inch plasma TV from his neighbor’s home. SSI Staff · May 29, 2015

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