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SIAC: Best Practices Needed to Stem False Panic Alarms

Reducing nuisance alarms from triggered key fobs is necessary to maintain positive relationships with public safety agencies, the group says.


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SSI Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine offers 12 steps to communicate and disseminate information. By Scott Goldfine · September 30, 2012

Making up what it lacks in fanfare with tireless dedication, the False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) and its government/public safety agency members pursue knowledge, legislation and partnerships central to the cause. SSI meets with FARA presidents, past and present, and two other board members to discuss the state of false alarm reduction and relationships among responders and security providers.   By Scott Goldfine · September 30, 2012

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

Joint efforts by the California Alarm Association (CAA) and the police department here have resulted in improving the city’s alarm ordinance, the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) announces. July 25, 2012

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has appointed Maria Malice as its representative for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) board of directors. July 15, 2012

The city of Phoenix saved more than $2.8 million in 2011 by reducing the number of false alarm dispatches responded to by local police, according to the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC). June 25, 2012

The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) and the False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) awarded HS Technology Group of Baltimore with the 2011 Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award. June 25, 2012

Since implementing enhanced call verification (ECV), Habitec Security says dispatch calls for police to respond to its monitored alarm systems have decreased by 20%. April 18, 2012

To keep electronic security dealers up-to-date on alarm ordinances in their states, the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) will allow alarm companies access to a secure database on its Web site. March 19, 2012

The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) recently named four new members to its board of directors. February 05, 2012




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