False Alarms

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.

Read: Resideo Technologies Donates $100K to Help Fund SIAC Operations

Resideo Technologies Donates $100K to Help Fund SIAC Operations

SIAC monitors local and statewide news for mentions of false alarms and new alarm ordinances, and proactively promotes a model alarm ordinance.

Read: Tennessee Law Prohibits False Alarm Fines and Related System Fees

Tennessee Law Prohibits False Alarm Fines and Related System Fees

An amendment prevents local governments from imposing fines or fees related to false alarm dispatches, alarm permits or alarm renewal permits.

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