NOPD officials estimate false alarms cost taxpayers roughly $400,000 a year in police resources.
SSI Staff · March 22, 2017
Sonitrol says its verified alarm detection techniques, coupled with law enforcement partnerships, have resulted in more than 175,000 criminal apprehensions to date.
SSI Staff · January 05, 2017
Law enforcement officials explain “priority response” and the importance of professional security monitoring with video verification.
Julie Jacobson · May 07, 2015
Although some security dealers and integrators have found success deploying audio monitoring, it remains a small niche offering. Read on to discover how that could spell an inviting business opportunity for intrepid providers.
By Richard Brent · March 27, 2015
Despite a high number of false alarms in the city, the Colorado Springs Police Department have modified the way officers respond to security alarms following the death of a newlywed couple who was shot in their home by an teen intruder.
SSI Staff · October 21, 2014
The new program allows alarm companies to immediately contact Coral Gables police for dispatch if homeowners do not answer on the security firm’s first try.
SSI Staff · October 09, 2014
Audio and video verification allow responding law enforcement officers to mentally and physically prepare and plan their approach to the dangerous situation they are about to encounter.
Peter Giacalone · October 09, 2014
Verifying security alarms with video cameras is helping law enforcement increase arrests and reduce false alarm dispatches.
By Keith Jentoft · October 07, 2014
The city is hashing out whether or not to fine alarm companies, among other details of a false alarm ordinance that was abruptly amended in June.
SSI Staff · August 14, 2014
Partnership for Priority Video Alarm Response’s two-part panel at ISC West 2014 covered the internal debate going on within the electronic security industry about video verification.
Rodney Bosch · April 04, 2014