The New York State Assembly is considering legislation that has the potential to void all exculpatory clauses in any contract, while a second bill could void all ...
May 13, 2009
Security integrators and dealers are presented with new opportunities after the recently-passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has allocated a lump sum of $53.6 billion to the U.S. Department of Education.
March 10, 2009
A bill introduced by the Virginia General Assembly that would impose a new tax on security company accounts passed the Senate today after ...
February 08, 2009
Stunned by the sheriff department’s one-sided decision to adopt a verified response policy last year in Teton County, Wyo., the alarm community
January 31, 2009
The Seattle Police Department is one of the first major police departments in the United States ...
December 31, 2008
Nine people died each day in structural fires in the United States in 2007 - 3,430 people in that year. And while there was a 5.2 percent decrease of reported fires during 2007, property damage climbed significantly by 29.5 percent from 2006. However, the industry's recent efforts to legislate better fire protection - taking advantage of improved technologies - have spurred changes in fire code that will help reduce the loss of lives and property.
October 31, 2008
The Security Industry Association (SIA) is lauding Senate passage of The Local Preparedness Acquisition Act, legislation extending cooperative purchasing to GSA Schedule 84. The bill, which is the cornerstone of SIA’s legislative agenda, ensures ...
June 11, 2008
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has been joined by the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) in its ongoing efforts to educate government officials, agencies and the public about fire/life-safety issues.
May 12, 2008
In Alburtis, Pa., officials enacted an ordinance requiring carbon monoxide (CO) detectors be installed in residential facilities and rental properties after the poisonous gas caused the death of a guest in an Upper Macungie Township hotel.
May 07, 2008
The Louisiana Life Safety and Security Association (LLSSA), a chartered chapter of the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA), announces its standards for a state-wide registered apprenticeship program have been approved by the Louisiana Department of Labor's Apprenticeship Division.
April 30, 2008