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Accent sued over Burger King kidnapping

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill.--Kimberly McGhee, a Franklin County woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint from a West Frankfort Burger King at which she worked, filed on November 10 a lawsuit against Accent Security Alarms, of Jackson, Mo.

SIA talks up new training, certification

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12/01/2005

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--By the end of 2006, "those who are engineering tomorrow's security systems" will be able to acquire training online via a Security Industry Association program, and a certification for what's tentatively titled Security System Design Specialist "should be right behind it," said SIA Director of Education Jay Hanger and SIA Industry Group Manager Doug Wright.

Pinnacle shows off

Customers can now kick the tires
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12/01/2005

BELLEVILLE, Ill.--When Pinnacle Electronics began to look for a larger facility to house its growing business and a product showroom, it only had to go four blocks to find a suitable location.

ASG enters new region

Martha Entwistle, managing editor
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2005

BELTSVILLE, Md.--ASG Security rounded out its tri-state region and expanded into a new market with its acquisition of Techtronics Security Company, a commercial security company in Sellersville, Penn.

Devcon to fund security business from concrete company sale

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2005

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.--Devcon International, the construction firm and distributor of ready-made concrete that entered the security market last year, sold one of its cement and building products divisions to fund the growth of its security company.

It's show-and-tell time for VTI

Training space for customers is one highlight of VTI Security's larger headquarters here
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11/01/2005

BURNSVILLE, Minn.--With the completion of its 21,000-square-foot headquarters here, VTI Security can now show, as well as tell, current and potential clients what its security system design and installation capabilities are all about.

Free car washes land guard firm in hot water

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2005

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--A security guard company had its license pulled after the owner received free car washes by signing a log book at a gas station that was reserved for Kansas City Police vehicles.

In year two, ASG's growth follows plan

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2005

BELTSVILLE, Md.--Joe Nuccio, president of ASG, a full-service security company with offices in the Mid-Atlantic region and in Texas, believes his company will become one of the top 12 security companies in the United States within three years.

Contractor to the integrator, FCI, to double service regions

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11/01/2005

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--One of the largest contractors to the security systems integrator is getting bigger, thanks to a cross-country expansion that will add up to 30 new markets to its long list of areas it already serves.

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