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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.

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.

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.

Dallas remains hub of verified debate

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05/01/2007

DALLAS--On the first anniversary of Dallas' adoption of a qualified video response policy for commercial security alarms, the topic remains a hot-button issue. In a mayoral candidates' debate held March 29, the Dallas Morning News reports that only one candidate believed a substantial benefit had been accrued from the policy, while in a separate article the police department heartily praised the initiative.

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