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07/01/2007

Support percolates for repeal of withholding mandate
Things heat up both inside and outside in June and July on Capitol Hill. "It's the most hectic six weeks in June and July before the Congress adjourns in August," said John Chwat, legislative director for the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association.

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2007

Starkville, Miss.
Just a few months after the Board of Aldermen here passed a new false-alarm ordinance, Clark Pittman, president of Southern Alarm and Communications, is petitioning the Board to have the ordinance discontinued, reported the Commercial Dispatch.

Alarm co embezzler pleads guilty

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2007

STAMFORD, Conn.--The New Canaan Advertiser reported May 5 that Lisa Odierno, a former employee of New Canaan Alarm, pleaded guilty April 30 to stealing $700,000 from the company while working there as a part-time bookkeeper (see "Suspected Embezzler in Court," in the May 2006 issue of Security Systems News).

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2007

Center Harbor, N.H.

NBFAA, CMS meet about nursing home regulation

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06/01/2007

BALTIMORE, Md.--Representatives from the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association tried to convince the U.

What will strengthen campus security?

Access control, mass notification, surveillance listed by poll participants
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06/01/2007

In the weeks following the Virginia Tech shooting, Security Systems News polled our readers about what might improve campus security going forward, and what hinders security, if any such obstacle exists, on U.S.

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SSN News Poll October 2017

Sandy Springs, Ga.—like several other municipalities—recently faced the problem of harmful false alarm ordinances negatively impacting the industry. Are you concerned about negative alarm ordinances?