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Read: Study: Communities See Reduced Dispatches Thanks to Model Alarm Ordinance

Study: Communities See Reduced Dispatches Thanks to Model Alarm Ordinance

The study examined four communities that had adopted the Model Alarm Ordinance, developed by the industry and leaders in law enforcement to reduce unnecessary calls for service while maintaining police response to alarms.

Read: ADT Wins 2022 Police Dispatch Quality Award

ADT Wins 2022 Police Dispatch Quality Award

ADT’s false alarm reduction efforts utilizing its System Monitoring and Response Technology (SMART) led to the company earning the PDQ Award at ESX 2022.

Read: SIAC Adds Brinks Home Executive to Board of Directors

SIAC Adds Brinks Home Executive to Board of Directors

Akash Sah will serve as a trustee for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition alongside 10 other alarm industry experts.

Read: How Schmidt Security Won the 2021 Police Dispatch Quality Award

How Schmidt Security Won the 2021 Police Dispatch Quality Award

Schmidt Security Pro implements its three-pronged EAP (education & training; attention & review; protocol & standards) program to thwart 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: 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: 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: Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Alarm Panels Need Urgent Update

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Alarm Panels Need Urgent Update

Panels that dial out seven digits must be re-programed to dial out a 10-digit number, which includes the area code plus telephone number.

Read: SIAC: Win-Win Solutions Work Best for Industry and Law Enforcement

SIAC: Win-Win Solutions Work Best for Industry and Law Enforcement

By partnering with law enforcement, the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) can better communicate with local governments about alarm ordinances.

Read: Industry Appeals Ruling Upholding Alarm Ordinance in Sandy Springs

Industry Appeals Ruling Upholding Alarm Ordinance in Sandy Springs

The plaintiffs’ petition claims alarm companies do not get a hearing before being fined, which violates their due process rights.

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