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Read: Sandy Springs Tweaks False Alarm Ordinance Before June 19 Effective Date

Sandy Springs Tweaks False Alarm Ordinance Before June 19 Effective Date

Security dealers and monitoring alarm companies must provide “true verification” through audio, video or in-person verification, and prior to calling 911.

Read: Georgia Police Group Endorses Model Alarm Ordinance Opposed by Sandy Springs

Georgia Police Group Endorses Model Alarm Ordinance Opposed by Sandy Springs

GACP endorsed the SIAC model alarm ordinance because it believes false alarm ordinances should fine citizens instead of the alarm companies.

Read: Brookhaven Takes Sandy Springs Lead, Will Fine Dealers for False Alarms

Brookhaven Takes Sandy Springs Lead, Will Fine Dealers for False Alarms

The false alarm ordinance also requires dealers to obtain a permit to operate in the city and to register their customers’ information with the city.

Read: Sandy Springs Expands False Alarm Ordinance With Notification Rules

Sandy Springs Expands False Alarm Ordinance With Notification Rules

Security dealers must notify customers they are on a no-response list or if an alarm site is suspended for excessive false alarms.

Read: False Alarm Calls Continue to Strap Police in Sandy Springs, Ga.

False Alarm Calls Continue to Strap Police in Sandy Springs, Ga.

The rate of false alarms remains around 99%, despite efforts to curb the number of nuisance alarms coming into the city’s dispatch center, police say.

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.

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