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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.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2005

Rialto, Calif.
In July, the city increased fees for police response to commercial false alarms.

NBFAA leaves Maryland to set up shop in the Lone Star State

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08/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association packed up its Silver Spring, Md., office to roll south to its new location here in late July.

The numbers are in: Nationwide alarm dispatch rate decreases

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08/01/2005

FRISCO, Texas--Results of a recent survey by the Security Industry Alarm Coalition on the nationwide alarm dispatch rate show that the false alarm dispatch rate has dropped, proving the industry's efforts to reduce these occurrences are working.
SIAC's research showed the dispatch rate declined to 0.

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.

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