Reducing False Alarms

Read: False Alarms Plagued 11-Story Senior Living Facility Before Deadly Fire

False Alarms Plagued 11-Story Senior Living Facility Before Deadly Fire

A fire at Wedgwood Senior Living facility resulted in the death of six elderly residents.

Read: High Winds Cause of False Security Alarms in Texas Town

High Winds Cause of False Security Alarms in Texas Town

Windy conditions have led to more false alarms in the city of Amarillo.

Read: Rapid Response to False Alarms Brings Grand Results for Engineered Protection Systems

Rapid Response to False Alarms Brings Grand Results for Engineered Protection Systems

Find out what Engineered Protection Systems does to help one Michigan city reduce its false security alarms.

Read: Thanks to Amherst Alarm Fewer False Security Calls Roam Buffalo

Thanks to Amherst Alarm Fewer False Security Calls Roam Buffalo

Here are a few best practice tips from Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award runner-up Amherst Alarm.

Read: Calif. City Wants to Fine Security Firms for False Alarms

Calif. City Wants to Fine Security Firms for False Alarms

A proposed ordinance introduces a zero-tolerance policy, which fines alarm firms for any false dispatches.

Read: Verification Does Much More Than Cut False Security Alarms

Verification Does Much More Than Cut False Security Alarms

How audio and video verification can prepare police responders.

Read: Monitronics Masters Alarm Management

Monitronics Masters Alarm Management

An alarm dispatch rate of .184 helped Monitronics earn the ninth annual Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award. Learn more of the firm’s best practices.

Read: Video Plays Verifiable Role in Alarm Response

Video Plays Verifiable Role in Alarm Response

Learn how law enforcement agencies are defining verified alarm and their different response methodologies.

Read: DMP Virtual Keypad v4.1 Adds Video Verification, System Schedules & More

DMP Virtual Keypad v4.1 Adds Video Verification, System Schedules & More

Included in the updated release is notification of faulted zones when arming, lockdown of public doors and false alarm features.

Read: Update to CP-01 False Alarm Standard Accounts for Mobile Device Interfacing

Update to CP-01 False Alarm Standard Accounts for Mobile Device Interfacing

The latest revision accounts for residential and commercial security systems and control panels, as well as fire alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) detection devices.

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