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
Security Alarm Industry Coalition (SIAC) awarded the Huntersville (N.C.) Police Department with the Directors’ Award of Distinction...
May 09, 2010
The Electronic Security Expo (ESX) announces Nathan Harper, Chief of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, will be the featured speaker at the ...
March 02, 2010
Giving priority response to enhanced video alarms is gaining traction in Boston and New York and could soon be approved statewide in Iowa and elsewhere, according to advocates who want the concept adopted as a law enforcement classification.
By Rodney Bosch · February 28, 2010
When the fight against false alarms first began, many throughout the security industry ignored the warning signs of escalating alarm dispatches and wrongly assumed the benefit to the consumer and community outweighed the resulting increased use of law enforcement response.
December 31, 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 Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) has adopted model ordinance that provides ...
October 28, 2008
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Norma Beaubien, who co-founded the groundbreaking False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) in 1997, will step down from her post as president on April 23. Beaubian is the only individual to ever serve in the ...
March 31, 2008