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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.

Read: Iowa Law Shields Alarm Dealers From False Alarm Fines

Iowa Law Shields Alarm Dealers From False Alarm Fines

The Security Industry Alarm Coalition credited Per Mar Security’s efforts in helping get the false alarm language into the legislation.

Read: Why the Police Dispatch Quality Award Matters to Public Safety

Why the Police Dispatch Quality Award Matters to Public Safety

The annual PDQ Award signifies the security industry’s commitment to reducing unnecessary requests for service by the police.

Read: Sandy Springs Alarm Ordinance Upheld by Appeals Court

Sandy Springs Alarm Ordinance Upheld by Appeals Court

The Eleventh Circuit Court wrote the ordinance is an economic regulation that “does not burden any suspect classification or fundamental right.”

Read: Police Dispatch Quality Award Entry Deadline Extended to July 31

Police Dispatch Quality Award Entry Deadline Extended to July 31

The PDQ Award program promotes partnerships in public safety by recognizing how security companies work with local law enforcement to reduce false alarms.

Read: GELSSA Gets Appellate Hearing on Sandy Springs Alarm Ordinance Lawsuit

GELSSA Gets Appellate Hearing on Sandy Springs Alarm Ordinance Lawsuit

The Georgia Electronic Life Safety & Systems Association argues the city’s civil fine scheme was not rationally related to a legitimate government interest.

Read: Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Police Dispatch Quality Award Now Open for Entries

Entries for the annual PDQ Award program, which honors excellence in false alarm management, are due by April 30.

Read: SIAC Selects Kirk MacDowell to Serve as Chairman of the Board

SIAC Selects Kirk MacDowell to Serve as Chairman of the Board

MacDowell, a 39-year security industry veteran and founder/CEO of MacGuard Security Advisors, is also a member of SSI’s Editorial Advisory Board.

Read: Sandy Springs Amends False Alarm Law With New Fines

Sandy Springs Amends False Alarm Law With New Fines

City officials adopted fines for alarm companies that claim to have evidence to verify a call for police dispatch but then fail to provide that evidence.

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