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Akron implements alarm verification policy

The move was met with both praise and disappointment—depending on whom you’re talking to

AKRON, Ohio—A new policy set to take effect here in March requires security alarms to verify criminal activity prior to police response.

Fire sprinklers quell newsroom fire


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio—An air handling unit caught fire in the newsroom of the Vindicator, a newspaper in Youngstown, Ohio, on June 18, but a sprinkler system quickly contained it, according to an article from the paper itself.

Vector expanding into Cleveland market, gets new look

Company acquires 5,000 accounts in Ohio and updates its logo to reflect new business strategy

PITTSBURGH—Vector Security has acquired American Alert Corp. based in Geneva, Ohio. The acquisition adds 5,000 customers and will help Vector expand into the Cleveland market, according to Art Miller, VP of marketing for Vector, which is based here.