False Alarms

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.

Read: Police in Renton, Wash., Hope to Fight False Alarms With New Rules

Police in Renton, Wash., Hope to Fight False Alarms With New Rules

Registration fees and fines for repeat false alarm offenders is part of an ordinance passed last year by the Renton City Council.

Read: Arlo Technologies Reports Improved Q1 Performance

Arlo Technologies Reports Improved Q1 Performance

The company’s stock rose almost 13% in heavy aftermarket trading, fueled by a better-than-expected loss and strong revenue guidance for the current quarter.

Read: Final Day to Enter Police Dispatch Quality Award!

Final Day to Enter Police Dispatch Quality Award!

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

Read: Keys to Increased Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction? Multisensor Detection.

Keys to Increased Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction? Multisensor Detection.

According to recent testing, multisensor detection has the potential to reduce the number of false alarms by up to nearly 40%.

Read: Providence (R.I.) Ordinance Takes Aim at Reducing False Alarms

Providence (R.I.) Ordinance Takes Aim at Reducing False Alarms

The Providence Police Department now requires residential and commercial alarm systems to be registered online.

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.

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