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Read: Brookhaven Won’t Fine Alarm Companies Until Sandy Springs Row Is Resolved

Brookhaven Won’t Fine Alarm Companies Until Sandy Springs Row Is Resolved

Wary of potential litigation, the city will wait for a decision in a federal lawsuit filed by alarm companies against the city of Sandy Springs, Ga.

Read: Sandy Springs False Alarm Ordinance Revision Defines ‘Verified’

Sandy Springs False Alarm Ordinance Revision Defines ‘Verified’

The Sandy Springs, Ga., City Council voted unanimously to update the definition of “verified” to mean visual or audible confirmation of an attempted or actual crime, fire or other emergency situation through three ways.

Read: Sandy Springs False Alarm Ordinance Revised Yet Again

Sandy Springs False Alarm Ordinance Revised Yet Again

The Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to approve amendments to the fee structure and appeal process for false alarms.

Read: Sandy Springs Stiffens Compliance Penalty Against Alarm Companies

Sandy Springs Stiffens Compliance Penalty Against Alarm Companies

Should an alarm company run afoul of the city’s controversial ordinance, its permit will remain suspended for three months after it comes into full compliance.

Read: Sandy Springs Police Chief Proposes Changes to Embattled False Alarm Ordinance

Sandy Springs Police Chief Proposes Changes to Embattled False Alarm Ordinance

The alarm industry views the Sandy Springs, Ga., ordinance dispute with potential national implications and claims the city’s moves are unconstitutional violations of due process.

Read: These Are the Security Companies on Sandy Springs No-Response List

These Are the Security Companies on Sandy Springs No-Response List

More than 35 security companies had their registration with Sandy Springs, Ga., revoked and are currently not able to request police officers to respond to intrusion alarms.

Read: SIAC: Sandy Springs Police Revoke Response to 39 Alarm Companies

SIAC: Sandy Springs Police Revoke Response to 39 Alarm Companies

Sandy Springs, Ga., officials suspended response to the companies after claiming they had outstanding fees under a newly enforced ordinance.

Read: SIAC Joins Battle to Challenge Sandy Springs, Ga., Alarm Ordinance

SIAC Joins Battle to Challenge Sandy Springs, Ga., Alarm Ordinance

The most serious provision that Sandy Springs officials plan to enforce would suspend police response to all of a security dealer’s customers if any single fine is not paid.

Read: Why a Legal Challenge to Sandy Springs’ (Ga.) Alarm Ordinance Is Necessary

Why a Legal Challenge to Sandy Springs’ (Ga.) Alarm Ordinance Is Necessary

The SIAC needs help from the industry to protect alarm companies from false alarm fines.

Read: Avoiding Unfair Fines: How to Have a Say in Alarm Monitoring Policies

Avoiding Unfair Fines: How to Have a Say in Alarm Monitoring Policies

If you’re unwilling to engage in your communities and in your industry, you forfeit your right to complain when something like Sandy Springs comes down the pike.

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