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ADT Customer Claims Security Alarm Failed 4 Times

A Missouri woman claims that each time her home security system went off, ADT failed to contact her.


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The payments for residential and business intrusion alarms will cover the cost of hiring an employee to administer the city’s false alarm program. SSI Staff · August 20, 2014

Springfield police suspect fines have played a role in the reduction in false alarms. SSI Staff · July 24, 2014

Some business owners want the city to revamp system, charge less. SSI Staff · July 17, 2014

A Missouri woman claims that each time her home security system went off, ADT failed to contact her. SSI Staff · July 10, 2014

Business and homeowners will be warned once before they’re given a $50 fee that increases each time another false alarm occurs. SSI Staff · June 27, 2014

In 2013, Monitronics posted a dispatch rate of 0.184 in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) region, helping the firm to earn a Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award. Ashley Willis · June 24, 2014

The city of Champaign will update its alarm ordinance after police reported to spending more than $100,000 when responding to 2,536 false alarms. SSI Staff · March 12, 2014

Canton Police Department Deputy Chief Scott Hilden discusses electronic security helps law enforcement accomplish its public safety mission in this exclusive Q&A. Scott Goldfine · December 04, 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

Have you ever considered inviting your chief to speak at a local association meeting? Or how about requesting a meeting and offering your assistance in dealing with the false dispatch issue? September 30, 2012




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