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George Gunning to lead NBFAA into 2008

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09/01/2006

MONROVIA, Calif.--Unveiling a national apprenticeship program for security systems installers at this October's ISC East show is among the many items on newly installed National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association president George Gunning's to-do list.

Government watch

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

LA. SPRINKLER DEADLINE: JAN.

Sonitrol's Youngblood runs for Sheriff of Kern County

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08/01/2006

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.--Donny Youngblood is a 30-year veteran of the Kern County Sheriff's Department and currently the vice president of public affairs for Kimberlite, the largest Sonitrol franchise with 13 offices reaching from San Francisco to Bakersfield.

U.S. border fails GAO tests in June

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08/01/2006

WASHINGTON--In testimony before the House Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation, in San Diego, July 5, the U.S.

Government Watch

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

88 IS A GO IN QUEBEC
The Security Regulatory Legislation, also known as Bill 88, passed the Quebec National Assembly in early July, a move that the Canadian Security Association said will usher in a "new era for the security industry." The passage of this bill caps off 10 years of effort by CANASA.

Morris new president of Missouri Burglar & Fire Alarm Association

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08/01/2006

ROLLA, Mo.--Jim Morris, owner of American Detection Specialists in Springfield, has been elected president of the Missouri Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, taking over for Nick Barrack, who'd been in the role for four years.

Alarm ordinance watch: Tiered system in Virginia

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2006

LOUDON COUNTY, VA.
On July 1, a three-month grace period ended for the county's newly enacted false-alarm ordinance, reported the Connection.

Security Summit, Nagin draw 200

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08/01/2006

SAN DIEGO--With New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin and Canada's director general of border integrity, Mike Cabana, as keynote speakers, the Security Network convened its 3rd annual Security Summit here at the Marriot Mission Valley, June 28 and 29.
With roughly 200 in attendance, and 28 companies exhibiting their wares, "we're not trying to compete with an ASIS or an ISC," said Security Network board member Michael Jones, president of M&A firm ProFinance Associates.

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

CASA GRANDE, ARIZ.
Alarm companies whose customers fail to apply for a $10 alarm permit with the city could be held accountable under a proposal to update the city's alarm ordinance.

More cameras for NYC Transit

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07/01/2006

NEW YORK--In late May, the New York City Transit Authority announced plans to spend $25 million installing cameras on buses and around turnstiles in subway stations as part of a city-wide transportation security upgrade.
This comes not long after Diebold was awarded a $1.

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