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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.

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.

Gov Watch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2007

Indiana passes sprinkler legislation

The Paper of Mongomery County reported that Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels in April signed Senate Enrolled Act 93, which requires nursing homes and other health facilities to install automatic fire sprinklers before July 1, 2012.

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.

CSAA prepares for mid-year meeting

Expects more than 300 to converge in Orlando for expanded educational offerings
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05/01/2007

VIENNA, Va.--This year's Central Station Alarm Association Electronic Security Forum, to be held May 16 through 20 in Orlando, Fla.

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SSN News Poll December 2017

In the past month, Nest, Samsung, and Ring, have announced DIY-install security systems with a professional monitoring partner. Do these systems stand to impact the market, positively or negatively?