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The security industry has moved from indifference to taking responsibility for the false alarm issue, forging stronger bonds with key officials in communities nationwide. Better technology, best practices…


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The security industry has moved from indifference to taking responsibility for the false alarm issue, forging stronger bonds with key officials in communities nationwide. Better technology, best practices and consistent outreach is making a huge difference, with the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) at the forefront of education and advocacy. October 23, 2013

The Avondale (Ariz.) City Council has expanded the duties of CryWolf False Alarm Solutions to help curb false alarms. October 16, 2013

A trifecta of recurring revenue opportunities. By Kevin Lehan · July 31, 2013

Take SSI’s August Web poll! If you had to pick ONE best practice to address false alarm police dispatches, which would it be? July 30, 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

Since implementing enhanced call verification (ECV), Habitec Security says dispatch calls for police to respond to its monitored alarm systems have decreased by 20%. April 18, 2012

The Georgia House of Representatives is seeking to amend a state alarm law to require alarm companies to use alarm verification in an effort to conserve public safety resources, reports Examiner.com. January 23, 2012

The following discussion among central station managers addresses enhanced call verification (ECV). Ken Kirschenbaum · September 04, 2011

The following discussion among central station managers addresses enhanced call verification (ECV). Ken Kirschenbaum · September 04, 2011

Following the Detroit Police Department's recent declaration that it would no longer respond to burglar alarms without verification of an actual break-in, the alarm industry is gearing up to contest the policy, which takes effect on Aug. 22. August 16, 2011




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