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Elderly Residents in Wisconsin Billed $7K for False Fire Alarms

Two elderly residents living in the same senior apartment complex in Pewaukee, Wis., have each received bills of more than $7,000 for false fire alarms. The 88-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit against…


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Montgomery County (Md.) saved more than $1.3 million in 2011 by reducing the number of false dispatches responded to by county police, according to a news report. May 15, 2012

The Board of Trustees here approved a false fire alarm ordinance that will require repeat offenders to pay $750 for each false alarm. April 23, 2012

The town council here unanimously approved the first reading for a false fire alarm ordinance, reports the Index-Journal. March 13, 2012

The Elk Grove Village board has pulled a proposed fire alarm ordinance thanks to strong efforts by the Illinois Electronic Security Association (IESA) and community leaders here. February 01, 2012

In the 2011 Law Enforcement Security Industry Study, police and sheriffs provided tips on how alarm companies can strengthen their relationships with law enforcement. Read on to see the responses. Scott Goldfine · August 14, 2011

In the 2011 Law Enforcement Security Industry Study, police and sheriffs provided tips on how alarm companies can strengthen their relationships with law enforcement. Read on to see the responses. Scott Goldfine · August 14, 2011

In this blog exclusive, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine speaks with Customer Alarm COO Melissa Brinkman and Director of Marketing and Vice President Nikki Johnson on best practice tips on reducing false alarms. The techniques helped the company earn the 2011 Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) award. Scott Goldfine · August 09, 2011

In this blog exclusive, Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine speaks with Customer Alarm COO Melissa Brinkman and Director of Marketing and Vice President Nikki Johnson on best practice tips on reducing false alarms. The techniques helped the company earn the 2011 Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) award. Scott Goldfine · August 09, 2011

A new ordinance in Lincoln, Ill. will regulate fees and authorize new fines to help reduce false fire alarm calls and generate compensation for the Lincoln Fire Department's costs of various runs due to false alarms. August 03, 2011

In the 2011 Law Enforcement Security Industry Study, police and sheriffs provided tips on how alarm companies can strengthen their relationships with law enforcement. Read on to see the responses. Scott Goldfine · July 26, 2011




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