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Grants fund continuing education for law enforcement

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09/01/2005

ROCKVILLE, Md.--Police officials in Canada and the United States can now receive grant funding for continuing education programs as a result of a partnership between the Security Industry Alarm Coalition and the False Alarm Reduction Association.

The National Fire Sprinkler Assoc. creates local chapter

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09/01/2005

DALLAS--The National Fire Sprinkler Association formed a North Texas chapter in July to represent the Dallas and Fort Worth area, a first for the organization in the Southwest region of the country.
The regional branch's mission will mirror that of the national association's 16 state chapters, but at a grassroots level.

SIA partners with career web portal

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--The Security Industry Association has accepted an offer to partner with job listing web portal CareerBuilder.

Information sharing portal clicks with security professionals

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08/01/2005

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--A web site for end users and systems integrators to share industry information popped up in July.

NBFAA chooses Gunning

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association announced in late June its executive committee election results.
George Gunning, chief executive officer of USA Alarm Systems based in Monrovia, Calif.

Audio and video verification service nabs late-night vandals

The Right Response
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08/01/2005

ORLANDO, Fla.--Catching vandals in May was a snap for the Central Florida Sonitrol location.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

Rialto, Calif.
In July, the city increased fees for police response to commercial false alarms.

NBFAA leaves Maryland to set up shop in the Lone Star State

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08/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association packed up its Silver Spring, Md., office to roll south to its new location here in late July.

The numbers are in: Nationwide alarm dispatch rate decreases

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08/01/2005

FRISCO, Texas--Results of a recent survey by the Security Industry Alarm Coalition on the nationwide alarm dispatch rate show that the false alarm dispatch rate has dropped, proving the industry's efforts to reduce these occurrences are working.
SIAC's research showed the dispatch rate declined to 0.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2005

Mesa, Ariz.
A Mesa police subcommittee proposed in a recent meeting that the city require alarm companies to call their customers twice before calling police and to raise fines for repeat police visits, reported the Arizona Republic.

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