False Alarms

Read: How to Differentiate by Emphasizing the Full Breadth of Pro Service

How to Differentiate by Emphasizing the Full Breadth of Pro Service

Alarm.com’s Philip Pearson, VP sales operations, Partner Growth, explains how security dealers can win in the face of disruptive competition, the rise of DIY and more.

Read: False Alarm Rate Improves in Redmond, Ore., After Police Step Up Reduction Efforts

False Alarm Rate Improves in Redmond, Ore., After Police Step Up Reduction Efforts

An ordinance mandates separate fees for registered and nonregistered alarm users, with unregistered users paying twice as much as registered users.

Read: Honeywell 30 Series IP Cameras Help End Users Comply With Procurement Standards

Honeywell 30 Series IP Cameras Help End Users Comply With Procurement Standards

The new cameras comply with standards instituted under the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA Section 889).

Read: SIA Issues ANSI-Approved CP-01 False Alarm Reduction Standard

SIA Issues ANSI-Approved CP-01 False Alarm Reduction Standard

First released in 2014, the 2019 version aims to reduce unnecessary police dispatches with various improvements and adjustments for current technologies.

Read: False Alarm Fines to Increase July 1 in Fairfield, Conn.

False Alarm Fines to Increase July 1 in Fairfield, Conn.

Town police say the number of false alarms officers respond to costs taxpayers almost $85,000 each year.

Read: New London, Conn., Will Begin Fining False Alarm Offenders

New London, Conn., Will Begin Fining False Alarm Offenders

A new law passed by the City Council imposes fines and updates an antiquated ordinance that did not provide a mechanism for registering alarms.

Read: Guardian Protection Bags PDQ Award for Squashing False Alarms

Guardian Protection Bags PDQ Award for Squashing False Alarms

The company’s false alarm reduction efforts led to the company earning the Police Dispatch Quality Award at the 2019 Electronic Security Expo.

Read: Sonitrol Celebrates 55th Anniversary Amid Expansion and Franchise Openings

Sonitrol Celebrates 55th Anniversary Amid Expansion and Franchise Openings

Sonitrol has recently opened new franchises and expanded markets in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California and Florida.

Read: False Alarm Fines in Everett, Wash., Will Be Sent to Alarm Companies

False Alarm Fines in Everett, Wash., Will Be Sent to Alarm Companies

A new ordinance leaves it up to security dealers to pass fines to the alarm owners, plus companies will also be charged an annual license fee.

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.

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