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Wichita City Council Seeks to Reduce False Alarms

New ordinance would make alarm users responsible for registering with the city instead of security companies.

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In an effort to recoup an estimated $200,000 in annual costs related to false dispatches, the Roseville (Pa.) City Council voted unanimously to amend the city's alarm ordinance to allow for increased fines and permit fees ... May 10, 2011

Following a months-long effort by a task force charged with rewriting this city's alarm ordinance, installing security contractors and city leaders are hailing sweeping changes made to the provision ... By Rodney Bosch · May 03, 2011

The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) enters 2011 with an ambitious agenda to broaden its dual mission to stave off nonresponse alarm ordinances and foster relationships with law enforcement agencies across North America. By Rodney Bosch · January 18, 2011

After receiving complaints from residents, the city council here voted to rescind registration fees for burglar alarm systems ... December 28, 2010

The city council here unanimously voted to fine home and business owners for more than three false fire alarms that are responded to by the city’s fire department within a calendar year ... December 28, 2010

The city of Fontana (Calif.) has agreed to pay more than $173,184 in attorney fees to the Inland Empire Alarm Association (IEAA) and adjust the police department's burglar alarm response policy ... September 15, 2010

The city of Tucson, Ariz., is increasing the fees property owners will need to pay for excessive false alarm May 24, 2004

By Scott Goldfine · February 29, 2004

Tucson Police says it will first require other means of verification for burglar alarms before dispatching police as of July 1. May 08, 2003


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