Warner Robins, Ga., with a population of about 72,500, will fine homeowners and business for nuisance alarms.
SSI Staff · July 21, 2015
The program requires alarm owners to pay an annual $25 registration fee and a $100 fine for a false alarm.
SSI Staff · July 10, 2015
Despite objections from local alarm companies, the City Council passed a new ordinance intended to curb false dispatches.
SSI Staff · July 02, 2015
The city of Bellevue has signed a four-year contract with AOT Public Safety Corporation to manage a program aimed to motivate resident to better maintain their security systems to prevent false alarms.
SSI Staff · May 21, 2015
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