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NICET tests video exam

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--As it prepares to introduce a new certification in video systems design, the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies will allow approximately 100 industry professionals to take the examination for free during a beta trial.

Monitoring firm acts quickly to notify authorities about blast

The Right Response
SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

ST. LOUIS--On June 24, Centerpoint Technologies received a fire alarm signal from a warehouse at Praxair, a gas packaging plant, where propane tanks ignited and triggered a large explosion inside the complex.

WISE will host author discussion

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

DULUTH,Ga.--Women In Security Electronics will host author Donna Genett at the ASIS International 51st Seminar and Exhibits in Orlando, Fla.

Local California alarm assoc. installs system at women's center

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09/01/2005

CALABASAS, Calif.--The Southern California Security Association is an industry group that doesn't just support its members--it also helps the local community.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

Banning, Calif.
Banning police officers responded to 1,950 residential and commercial false alarms in the city from November 2004 to April 2005.

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.

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.

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