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Northrop picks FBI team

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

MCLEAN, Va.--Northrop Grumman has named its team of partner companies for the Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Justice Information Services Next Generation Identification competition.

NBFAA new line-up: Miller, Koenig, Cooley

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--Mike Miller, president and co-owner of Pasco, Wash.-based Moon Security Services was elected vice president/president-elect of the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, the association announced on July 10.

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

Vallejo, Calif.
Vallejo police chief Robert Nichelini is crafting an ordinance to tighten the penalties for responding to false alarms as well as requiring alarm companies to seek verification that there is a problem before officers are dispatched, the Vallejo Times-Herald reported.

GE Security channel partners' new capital

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.--GE Security channel partners have new capital available to them under a new financing program called Working Capital Solutions, introduced by GE's Commercial Distribution Finance unit on June 20.

ASIS throws hat into standards ring

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07/01/2007

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--"Get involved or don't get heard" was the basic reasoning behind ASIS International's recent decision to refocus its attention on developing standards instead of just producing guidelines for the security industry.

Government Watch

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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.

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