;

False Alarms

Read: Opinion: Why the Security Industry Alarm Coalition’s Mission is Critical

Opinion: Why the Security Industry Alarm Coalition’s Mission is Critical

Bob Neely, executive director of the Alarm Association of Florida, expresses his viewpoint why alarm dealers need to stand steadfastly in support of SIAC.

Read: How to Cut False Alarms With Audio as a Secondary Verification Source

How to Cut False Alarms With Audio as a Secondary Verification Source

Here’s a case for making audio an integral part of the overall security system and alarm verification best practice.

Read: How Video Verification Can Help Solve the False Alarm Dilemma

How Video Verification Can Help Solve the False Alarm Dilemma

An IHS Markit analyst discusses how video verification provides confirmation of the nature of an alarm, which helps speed the dispatch response process.

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: Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Entries for the PDQ Award program, which honors excellence in false alarm management, are due by April 30. See the new, simpler entry process.

Read: Coming Soon: A Home Security System Powered by AI & 24/7 Video Monitoring Guards

Coming Soon: A Home Security System Powered by AI & 24/7 Video Monitoring Guards

The new Deep Sentinel platform is said to create a virtual perimeter around the home to monitor activity and prevent false alarms associated with traditional alarm systems.

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: Lydia Security Monitoring Partners With Pro-Vigil to Offer Video Verification

Lydia Security Monitoring Partners With Pro-Vigil to Offer Video Verification

COPS Monitoring and UCC dealers now have full access to Pro-Vigil’s comprehensive suite of live video monitoring and verification.

1 2 3 30
Get Our Newsletters