NEW YORK--As more military veterans arrive stateside from duty tours, Hire Vets First, a national program funded by the government, campaigns for veterans to enter the workforce such as the security industry.
Veteran job placement is a priority for Ronald Tocci, commissioner of veteran affairs for the New York Department of Labor.
WASHINGTON--Businesses and independent taxpayers could receive tax reductions by having a security system professionally installed.
The Secure America's Homes and Businesses Act of 2005 goes before Congress this session and would provide up to $5,000 for residential and $50,000 for commercial tax deductions.
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.
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.
DALLAS--The demand for debt collection services has increased so much that Alarm Debt Liquidation Group nearly doubled its clientele and moved to larger offices in July, the second relocation for the company in one year.
ADLG, a division of Anderson, Crenshaw & Associates, now occupies an 8,250-square-foot office that is approximately 25 percent larger than the previous one.
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.
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.