The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) is the leading organization advocating for the industry, helping avert municipal or regulatory conflicts, and promoting security’s interests and value to first responders, the public and media. Find out SIAC’s efforts and impact extends far beyond alarm management.
By Ron Walters · October 27, 2014
Ron Walters, director for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition, has been honored with the William N. Moody Award for his dedication to alarm management issues.
SSI Staff · June 24, 2014
When it comes to effectively managing alarms and reducing false dispatches, Vector Security not only goes strictly by the book — it is adding new chapters. The exceptionally well run company has mastered techniques that please customers and law enforcement alike while maximizing safety. Find out how Vector Security has become the first repeat Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award winner.
By Scott Goldfine · September 30, 2013
The October issue of SSI
features a guide to selecting a third-party central monitoring station in which nine providers are spotlighted. I conducted extensive interviews with executives from all of them, most of which could not be shoehorned into the print publication. In this exclusive bonus blog, Monitronics Int'l Vice President of Operations Bruce Mungiguerra discusses false alarm prevention, RMR opportunities and why dealers should do business with his company.
Scott Goldfine · September 29, 2013
The Atlanta Police Department has contracted with a third-party vendor to administer a new alarm management program that is being implemented after the city enacted a series of amendments to its existing false alarm ordinance.
September 17, 2013
Georgia is joining the list of states to mandate alarm management best practices to conserve police resources while maintaining police response for burglar alarms. Beginning July 1, central stations will be required to make two telephone calls to alarm owners prior to dispatching police to an alarm site.
May 15, 2013
As part of a new ordinance to reduce false alarms here, city council members Monday awarded a contract to Cry Wolf False Alarm Solutions to administer a new alarm management program.
May 01, 2013
Milestone Systems of Beaverton, Ore., unveils the XProtect Central version 3.7, an operational status monitoring and alarm management solution.
SSI Staff · June 21, 2010