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Read: Security Industry Mourns the Loss of George Gunning

Security Industry Mourns the Loss of George Gunning

Gunning, who was inducted into the SSI Industry Hall of Fame in 2009, was a co-owner and former CEO of Monrovia, Calif.-based USA Alarm Systems.

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: 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.

Read: Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

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

Read: Sandy Springs Expands False Alarm Ordinance With Notification Rules

Sandy Springs Expands False Alarm Ordinance With Notification Rules

Security dealers must notify customers they are on a no-response list or if an alarm site is suspended for excessive false alarms.

Read: Model Alarm Ordinance Backed by Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs Associations

Model Alarm Ordinance Backed by Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs Associations

The recently updated model ordinance has been the result of close collaboration between SIAC and law enforcement for the past 20 years.

Read: How SIAC Fights to Defend the Alarm Industry From Unfair Fines

How SIAC Fights to Defend the Alarm Industry From Unfair Fines

Though it has seen some wins, the Security Industry Alarm Coalition still faces big challenges when it comes to fighting unfair alarm ordinances.

Read: Escalating Fine Schedule Now Part of Milton (Ga.) Alarm Ordinance

Escalating Fine Schedule Now Part of Milton (Ga.) Alarm Ordinance

Alarm monitoring companies must try to verify an activated alarm by placing phone calls to the user at two different numbers prior to alerting police.

Read: SIAC Bestows William N. Moody Award to Leo Guthart at ESX

SIAC Bestows William N. Moody Award to Leo Guthart at ESX

Started in 2004 by the Security Industry Alarm Coalition, the Moody award is given annually to an individual who demonstrates a passion for advancing positive alarm management and best industry practices.

Read: Sandy Springs False Alarm Ordinance Revised Yet Again

Sandy Springs False Alarm Ordinance Revised Yet Again

The Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to approve amendments to the fee structure and appeal process for false alarms.

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