Tennessee has amended a state alarm law to adopt enhanced call verification (ECV) and will require monitoring companies to call two phone numbers before notifying police ...
May 30, 2007
Palm Beach County has shown a significant reduction in false dispatches following the instatement of ECV by Florida law...
February 06, 2007
The Dallas Police Department says the city’s verified response policy is successfully reducing the number of alarm dispatches and freeing up police resources ...
December 06, 2006
The city of Modesto announces that the police department will no longer respond to burglar alarm calls unless they are verified as an actual emergency ...
November 08, 2006
The Alarm Industry Research & Educational Foundation (AIREF) announces that 65 percent of registered voters in one of the first cities to adopt verified response disapprove of its use and would vote politicians who support it out ...
September 19, 2006
July 31, 2006
Police in the Northern California city of Modesto have announced that they will be the third city in the state to institute a total verified response policy.
April 06, 2006
A new alarm ordinance establishing fines for excessive false security system alarms is now in effect in St. Louis.
June 21, 2005
November 30, 2002
Eight Clark County police agencies have set a precedent on burglar alarm response in an effort to combat the false alarm problem. The procedural order alleviates the burden on local law enforcement, and the area has seen a 40-percent drop in burglaries, despite a doubling in population.
May 31, 1997