False Alarms

Read: Gov. Brian Kemp Signs Georgia False Alarm Law

Gov. Brian Kemp Signs Georgia False Alarm Law

The introduction of the law follows a three-year fight after the City of Sandy Springs passed a punitive ordinance that fined alarm companies.

Read: Calipsa Integrates False Alarm Reduction Platform With Milestone’s XProtect

Calipsa Integrates False Alarm Reduction Platform With Milestone’s XProtect

Deploying the Calipsa false alarm reduction software to XProtect is completed with no hardware required, according to an announcement.

Read: How Industry Efforts Toppled Georgia False Alarm Law

How Industry Efforts Toppled Georgia False Alarm Law

John Loud explains the concerted efforts by industry stakeholders in helping defeat the spread of a punitive alarm ordinance across the state.

Read: Georgia to Ban Cities From Fining Alarm Companies for False Alarms

Georgia to Ban Cities From Fining Alarm Companies for False Alarms

Lawmakers passed a bill that overturns the ability for jurisdictions to fine alarm companies for false alarms that are triggered by end users.

Read: Georgia False Alarm Bill Survives House Vote, Moves on to Senate

Georgia False Alarm Bill Survives House Vote, Moves on to Senate

The proposed state law would stop cities like Sandy Springs from fining alarm companies for false alarms caused by end users.

Read: Oklahoma City Launches Online Option for Alarm Permit Process

Oklahoma City Launches Online Option for Alarm Permit Process

Operated by a third-party vendor, the new program aims to cut down on unnecessary police officer and firefighter responses to false alarms.

Read: SIAC Welcomes New Police Chief to Liaison Team

SIAC Welcomes New Police Chief to Liaison Team

Police Chief Doug Davis of Waynesboro, Va., will serve as a law enforcement liaison for the eastern United States.

Read: Camect Launches Dealer Program for Security Professionals

Camect Launches Dealer Program for Security Professionals

The Camect device unifies the management of compatible security cameras and uses AI technology to provide informative alerts in real-time.

Read: Panama City Beach (Fla.) to Penalize Repeat False Alarm Offenders

Panama City Beach (Fla.) to Penalize Repeat False Alarm Offenders

Residents will receive three warnings before they are issued a $250 citation. Every false alarm after that will cost $500.

Read: Calipsa Survey: Video Monitoring Centers Are Enduring COVID-19

Calipsa Survey: Video Monitoring Centers Are Enduring COVID-19

The Calipsa Video Monitoring Report 2020 found 47% of respondents said the pandemic had stimulated business growth.

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