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NBFAA supports security system installation tax deduction bill

Under the bill, business and independent taxpayers would receive deductions for professionally installed systems
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10/01/2005

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.

Texas legislation keeps verified response proposal balanced

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10/01/2005

DALLAS--The city council planned to pass a verified response ordinance to curb police expenses without notifying residents until a local news station leaked the information in early September. Now the proposed verified response ordinance requiring alarm companies to send private security guards to non-panic or hold up alarms will be discussed with residents at an October city council meeting, thanks to state legislation that took effect in September.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2005

Killington, Vt.
Killington's selectman reviewed a proposed ordinance in September that would require fire or burglar alarm owners to register with the town.

Monitoring firm gets a little help from redundancy

The RIght Response
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2005

COLUMBUS, Ga.--During a six-hour power outage in August, United Monitoring Services based here, continued business as usual with monitoring assistance from Dice's Corp.

Security firms and government program team up to hire veterans

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10/01/2005

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.

SIA partners with career web portal

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2005

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--The Security Industry Association has accepted an offer to partner with job listing web portal CareerBuilder.

Alarm Debt Group gains clients as growth relocates firm

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09/01/2005

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.

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.

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