Business owners in Rochester, Minn., are asked to contact their alarm company to request the first alarm notification call go directly to police dispatch.
SSI Staff · April 02, 2015
Installed in January, the new fire alarm was supposed to alleviate nuisance alarms that were common with the Capitol’s legacy system.
SSI Staff · March 18, 2015
Fresno-based monitoring center claims to maximize community resources, combats false alarms at more than double efficiency of national average.
SSI Staff · February 25, 2015
Businesses and homeowners are being reminded of a false alarm ordinance that comes with a fine.
SSI Staff · February 04, 2015
Police in the North Carolina municipality responded to 35% fewer accidental alarms in 2014 compared to the previous year. The fire department, however, has not fared as well.
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
There is no fee for the first or second false alarm within a 12-month period, but after that, the fines go up to $350 plus $100 for each false alarm beyond five within a year.
SSI Staff · December 03, 2014
Implementing video verification can help a security dealer increase subscriber base value because the technology usually delivers faster police response.
Kevin Lehan · September 18, 2014
Habitec Security credits Enhanced Call Verification (ECV) for the drop in false alarm dispatches.
SSI Staff · September 17, 2014
Wilson County, N.C. officials have contracted with Public Safety Corporation to implement CryWolf false alarm management software.
SSI Staff · August 28, 2014