False Alarms

Read: COPS’ MYALARM.CHAT Aims to Improve Subscriber Security, Reduce False Alarms

COPS’ MYALARM.CHAT Aims to Improve Subscriber Security, Reduce False Alarms

MYALARM.CHAT provides resolution options customers can use to either electronically cancel the alarm or escalate speed of police dispatch.

Read: Research: Nearly Half of Security System Owners Say They Deal With Too Many False Alarms

Research: Nearly Half of Security System Owners Say They Deal With Too Many False Alarms

The research from Parks Associates also found that 62% of security owners report their system triggered at least one false alarm in the past 12 months.

Read: False Alarm Offenders in Billings (Mont.) Will Be Fined

False Alarm Offenders in Billings (Mont.) Will Be Fined

The Billings City Council voted to institute a $250 fee for businesses that elicit three or more false alarms in the course of a year.

Read: Lawrenceville (Ga.) to Begin Enforcing False Alarm Ordinance Jan. 1

Lawrenceville (Ga.) to Begin Enforcing False Alarm Ordinance Jan. 1

Residents and business owners in the Atlanta suburb will be fined up to $100 for excessive false alarms beginning in 2022.

Read: Lawrenceville (Ga.) to Hit False Alarm Offenders in the Pocketbook

Lawrenceville (Ga.) to Hit False Alarm Offenders in the Pocketbook

The city council adopted a less onerous false alarm ordinance passed by other nearby jurisdictions in metro Atlanta, including Sandy Springs.

Read: Camect Taps Security Industry Veteran Ron Grubbs to Lead Global Sales

Camect Taps Security Industry Veteran Ron Grubbs to Lead Global Sales

Grubbs’ direct industry experience with security integrations will also enable the continued growth of Camect’s professional dealer program.

Read: Acadian AI-Enabled False Alarm Fight Earns Marvel Runner-Up Nod

Acadian AI-Enabled False Alarm Fight Earns Marvel Runner-Up Nod

The Calipsa False Alarm Platform has allowed Acadian Monitoring Services to decrease response times to true alarms by about 35%.

Read: Alarm.com Reveals Ambient Insights for Alarm Response

Alarm.com Reveals Ambient Insights for Alarm Response

The service is said to harness AI- and machine-learning capabilities to deliver additional data to monitoring centers and first responders.

Read: GPS Security Group Deploys Calipsa False Alarm Reduction Platform

GPS Security Group Deploys Calipsa False Alarm Reduction Platform

GPS Security Group, serving Western Canada, is the third Canadian central monitoring station to adopt the Cloud-based Calipsa technology.

Read: Asheville (N.C.) City Council Revises False Alarm Ordinance

Asheville (N.C.) City Council Revises False Alarm Ordinance

According to a staff report, APD responded to more than 15,600 intrusion alarms between January 2018 and May 2021, most of which were false.

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