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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.

Read: ESX 2018 to Promote Competing at the Next Level

ESX 2018 to Promote Competing at the Next Level

The Electronic Security Expo will kick off June 19 in Nashville with an opening celebration from 6-7:30 p.m. Here is your preview to the event, including educational sessions, special attractions and other goings-on.

Read: Sandy Springs Stiffens Compliance Penalty Against Alarm Companies

Sandy Springs Stiffens Compliance Penalty Against Alarm Companies

Should an alarm company run afoul of the city’s controversial ordinance, its permit will remain suspended for three months after it comes into full compliance.

Read: SIAC Director Ron Walters to Retire; Revered for Alarm Industry Impacts

SIAC Director Ron Walters to Retire; Revered for Alarm Industry Impacts

Walters, whose leadership on alarm issues spans decades, is credited for helping lay the foundation for the creation of SIAC.

Read: SIAC Receives Financial Pledge From Amherst Alarm to Fight Harmful Ordinances

SIAC Receives Financial Pledge From Amherst Alarm to Fight Harmful Ordinances

The donation will be divided between the fund established to fight the Sandy Springs, Ga., ordinance and to promote the SIAC Model Alarm Ordinance.

Read: Sandy Springs Police Chief Proposes Changes to Embattled False Alarm Ordinance

Sandy Springs Police Chief Proposes Changes to Embattled False Alarm Ordinance

The alarm industry views the Sandy Springs, Ga., ordinance dispute with potential national implications and claims the city’s moves are unconstitutional violations of due process.

Read: These Are the Security Companies on Sandy Springs No-Response List

These Are the Security Companies on Sandy Springs No-Response List

More than 35 security companies had their registration with Sandy Springs, Ga., revoked and are currently not able to request police officers to respond to intrusion alarms.

Read: SIAC: Sandy Springs Police Revoke Response to 39 Alarm Companies

SIAC: Sandy Springs Police Revoke Response to 39 Alarm Companies

Sandy Springs, Ga., officials suspended response to the companies after claiming they had outstanding fees under a newly enforced ordinance.

Read: Police in Paradise Valley, Ariz., Are Gunning to Slash False Dispatches

Police in Paradise Valley, Ariz., Are Gunning to Slash False Dispatches

Police say the majority of false dispatches in the community result from locations that have multiple instances of nuisance alarms.

Read: SIAC Joins Battle to Challenge Sandy Springs, Ga., Alarm Ordinance

SIAC Joins Battle to Challenge Sandy Springs, Ga., Alarm Ordinance

The most serious provision that Sandy Springs officials plan to enforce would suspend police response to all of a security dealer’s customers if any single fine is not paid.

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