False Alarms

Read: Immix Launches Advanced Video Analysis for Monitoring Centers

Immix Launches Advanced Video Analysis for Monitoring Centers

A new integration with Jemez Technology aims to reduce false alarms for central stations that provide video-based monitoring services.

Read: Police Dispatch Quality Award Entry Deadline Extended to July 31

Police Dispatch Quality Award Entry Deadline Extended to July 31

The PDQ Award program promotes partnerships in public safety by recognizing how security companies work with local law enforcement to reduce false alarms.

Read: Southern California City Adopts False Alarm Fines, Permit Fees

Southern California City Adopts False Alarm Fines, Permit Fees

Beginning March 1, the Beaumont Police Department will enforce residential and commercial alarm permits and false alarm activations.

Read: TMA Acquires Installation Quality (IQ) Certification Program

TMA Acquires Installation Quality (IQ) Certification Program

The program was initially developed by the Electronic Security Association’s False Alarm Committee as a means to reduce the occurrence of nuisance alarms.

Read: GELSSA Gets Appellate Hearing on Sandy Springs Alarm Ordinance Lawsuit

GELSSA Gets Appellate Hearing on Sandy Springs Alarm Ordinance Lawsuit

The Georgia Electronic Life Safety & Systems Association argues the city’s civil fine scheme was not rationally related to a legitimate government interest.

Read: Columbus (Ga.) City Council Approves False Alarm Fines

Columbus (Ga.) City Council Approves False Alarm Fines

A new ordinance that took effect Jan. 1 aims to curb an increasingly large number of false intrusion and fire alarms.

Read: Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Entries for the annual PDQ Award program, which honors excellence in false alarm management, are due by April 30.

Read: Tech Systems Earns TMA Five Diamond Designation

Tech Systems Earns TMA Five Diamond Designation

The designation is granted annually to monitoring centers that satisfy commitment to all requirements of the “five points of excellence.”

Read: False Alarm Reduction: Building Meaningful Public-Private Partnerships

False Alarm Reduction: Building Meaningful Public-Private Partnerships

The False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) is directly involved with finding best practices for alarm companies, responding authorities and consumers.

Read: CAA Executive Symposium: Beware the Change-Averse Culture

CAA Executive Symposium: Beware the Change-Averse Culture

The 17th annual symposium delved into topics such as industry trends driven by disruptive technologies and business models challenging the status quo.

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