Alarm technicians licensed by the Arizona Board of Technical Registration (BTR) must undergo FBI background checks. However, House Bill 2504 would remove the requirement and put all alarm company licensing under the Arizona Registrar of Contractors (ROC). The bill is supported by the Arizona Alarm Dealers Association (AADA), while the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA) supports conducting background checks for technicians.
SSI Staff · February 11, 2015
Businesses and homeowners are being reminded of a false alarm ordinance that comes with a fine.
SSI Staff · February 04, 2015
Door-to-door alarm firm Alarm Protection’s deceptive sales practices has resulted in 116 complaints with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of North Alabama.
SSI Staff · February 03, 2015
The fire protection and security company reported revenue of $2.5 billion, a 2% increase on an organic basis. Its Global Products segment led with organic growth of 10%
SSI Staff · January 30, 2015
Jesse Vroman shares his inspirational rags-to-riches story. It’s an eye-opener for company owners and operators, showing how capable and talented employees can come from unexpected places.
Scott Goldfine · January 29, 2015
The incident brought public attention to what has been an ongoing source of anxiety with protecting the White House and, more broadly, protecting nuclear power plants and other sensitive areas.
SSI Staff · January 27, 2015
An increase in false alarm fees has not slowed down false alarms in Greensboro, N.C. The Greensboro Police Department reports that officers responded to 13,422 alarm calls in 2014. Of those, only 54 were valid.
SSI Staff · January 26, 2015
Security Sales & Integration's Tech Talk columnist Bob Dolph discusses the importance of properly installed line seizure devices.
Bob Dolph · January 26, 2015
Some 150 security industry professionals, most of them systems integrators, were on hand for what may very well be looked back upon as an historic event: PSA’s Cybersecurity Congress.
Scott Goldfine · January 26, 2015
The 4th annual CSAA Five Diamond Marketing MARVEL Awards is underway. Central stations that use their Five Diamond status in creative ways to market to customers are urged to submit their entries by April 20, 2015.
SSI Staff · January 22, 2015