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
Claiming the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA) falsely misrepresents installing security contractors, several alarm companies here have started a new organization solely for alarm contractors called the Arizona Alarm Dealer Association (AADA) to challenge the organization.
Ashley Willis · March 20, 2013
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) will bestow the 2012 William N. Moody Award to two industry veterans — ADS Security Chairman and CEO Mel Mahler (left) and COPS Monitoring Vice President of Special Projects Maria Malice.
June 18, 2012
A new statewide licensing policy in Arizona makes it easier for alarm companies to conduct business throughout the state by eliminating required background checks in individual cities.
Ashley Willis · May 30, 2012
The Tucson City Council approved a revised alarm ordinance that requires alarm owners to pay an annual $20 permit fee.The ordinance had full support from the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA); however, three local alarm companies strongly opposed it, stating that the measure could likely put small alarm companies out of business.
March 07, 2012
After building its membership and working on alarm ordinances throughout the state, the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA) took home the sought-after "Chapter of the Year" honor at the recent Electronic Security Association (ESA) Leadership Summit.
Ashley Willis · January 25, 2012
After battling with the Arizona Alarm Association (AzAA) for almost a year, the Avondale (Ariz.) city council has amended an ordinance that would have held alarm companies responsible for all false alarm fees.
December 11, 2011
By Ron Davis · October 25, 2011
A bill pending in the Arizona legislature would allow installing security contractors to operate with a single statewide license, reversing the current policy that requires alarm companies to be licensed in individual cities ...
Rodney Bosch · February 16, 2011
— Electronic Security Association (ESA) members from across the nation enthusiastically supported the 2010 ESA Leadership Summit in ...
January 27, 2010