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Lake Alfred, Fla. businesses and residences to face fines of up to $500

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2009

LAKE ALFRED, Fla.--The Ledger reports a new law tentatively approved Feb.

Video monitoring pays off in pharmacy burglary

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03/01/2009

LIVERMORE, Ky.--Sometimes the synergy of the world of security is amazing and right on target, and all the players - the alarm company, the end-user, the police, and the bad guy, or girl, as the case may be - are in the right place at the right time.

Axis announces Bartolac as gov't industry segment biz dev manager

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2009

Axis Communications, a global player in the network video market, on March 11 announced that it has named John Bartolac as its business development manager for the government industry segment. Bartolac will be the chief liaison and manage Axis’ programs for government business development at the federal, state and local levels.

Bedford, Ind. to enforce 1981 alarm ordinance more stringently

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2009

BEDFORD, Ind.-- The Bedford Police Department issued notice March 10 it intends to enforce more stringently a 1981 ordinance regarding fines for false alarms.

New leasing facilitator for integrators, end users

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03/01/2009

WASHINGTON--Finance firm Global Security Capital Group and consultancy Civitas Group have teamed to provide leasing financing to companies looking to deploy security technologies to protect critical infrastructure and key facilities. In what Civitas president Parney Albright called a “win-win-win,” the companies will introduce a third party into a transaction between an integrator and an end user so that the integrator gets full payment for the price of an installation, but the end user gets a monthly payment plan instead of an immediate capital expenditure hit.

PSA Distribution appointments Batten director distribution

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2009

PSA Distribution, a subsidiary of PSA Security Network, the world’s largest security cooperative, on March 11 announced the appointment of Marcus Batten as director of distribution. Batten has 24 years of experience in the physical security industry, including 5 years in sales and installation, and 19 years in distribution.

ATM maker Diebold hires Stephenson as vice president security

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2009

ATM maker Diebold Inc. said March 16 Bradley Stephenson will be the vice president of the company's security division.

City National Security Services announces new COO

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2009

City National Security Services of Los Angeles on Feb. 2 announced former CORT executive Cedric Sutherland as the firm’s chief operating officer.

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