Following the Detroit Police Department's recent declaration that it would no longer respond to burglar alarms without verification of an actual break-in, the alarm industry is gearing up to contest the policy, which takes effect on Aug. 22.
August 16, 2011
Proven techniques that cut false alarms and police dispatches are business as usual for Custom Alarm. The company’s assimilation of practices like two-call verification and following up on all false alarms helped it earn the 6th annual Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award. Find out what makes its outstanding false alarm management program tick.
By Scott Goldfine · July 31, 2011
Welcome back to SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION's "Security Speaking" podcast! Here, Stan Martin, executive director of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), talks about issues affecting the industry, including efforts to reduce false alarms.
July 26, 2011
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) announced the winner of the 2011 William N. Moody Award for outstanding excellence in the security alarm industry Tuesday at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) in Charlotte, N.C.
June 06, 2011
The Installation Quality (IQ) Certification Program is now a sponsor of the Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) award.
May 24, 2011
Following a months-long effort by a task force charged with rewriting this city's alarm ordinance, installing security contractors and city leaders are hailing sweeping changes made to the provision ...
By Rodney Bosch · May 03, 2011
The Alarm Association of Florida (AAF) has honored two law enforcement professionals for their work in alarm management ...
March 23, 2011
The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) enters 2011 with an ambitious agenda to broaden its dual mission to stave off nonresponse alarm ordinances and foster relationships with law enforcement agencies across North America.
By Rodney Bosch · January 18, 2011
Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) announces its support for recent changes to the ANSI/SIA CP-01 2010 control panel standard ...
September 08, 2010
Since its launch three years ago, I have always enjoyed the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) for its education sessions and great networking opportunities.
By Scott Goldfine · August 05, 2010