North Carolina Community Considering False-Alarm Rrule
Town officials in Huntersville, N.C., are considering an
ordinance that would charge residents who have multiple
The Charlotte Observer reports police officers
responded to 2,250 false alarms at homes and businesses
last year. The false alarm responses amounted to about 13
percent of the department’s calls for service, according to
police Capt. Randy Pennington.
“We’ve had people set them off intending to see how fast
the police come,” he said.
Pennington worked with a representative from the
security alarm industry to draft an ordinance, the
newspaper reports. The false alarm ordinance will likely
come before the town board in October.
If you enjoyed this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!
Security Is Our Business, Too
For professionals who recommend, buy and install all types of electronic security equipment, a free subscription to Security Sales & Integration is like having a consultant on call. You’ll find an ideal balance of technology and business coverage, with installation tips and techniques for products and updates on how to add sales to your bottom line.
A free subscription to the #1 resource for the residential and commercial security industry will prove to be invaluable. Subscribe today!