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False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

Moorestown, Pa.

The Moorestown Township Council revealed an ordinance that would revise the existing fire code to include the growing concern of false alarms that tax the resources of its two volunteer fire districts, reported the Burlington County Times.

Ad Hoc Committee could shape NBFAA’s Future

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01/01/2005

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Findings from the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association ad hoc committee examining membership polices were set to come out in December at an executive board meeting and could shape the future of the national association.

CAA presents Weinstock award

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

SAN FRANCISCO - Lessing Gold of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knup received the California Alarm Association’s George A. Weinstock award at the 2004 CAA Winter Convention and Western Security Conference in early December.

States drop NBFAA status while one joins

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01/01/2005

BALTIMORE, Md. - Although the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association reports 38 state members, its membership has fluctuated in recent years.

NBFFA brings NTS online, but not abandoning classroom options

The new offering opens up Level 1 training and certification opportunties to a larger geographic audience
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12/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md. - Recognizing that there is a need for Internet-based education and certifications options, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has rolled out an online version of its National Training School, Alarm Technician Level 1 Course.

L.A. flips the switch on new alarm ordinance despite industry reservations

New law adds higher false alarm fines and requires police verify calls after two false dispatches are recorded
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12/01/2004

LOS ANGELES - A several year process to come up with a new alarm ordinance for the city of Los Angeles finally came to a close in early November, when the city began enforcing higher false alarm fines.
The city began enforcing the ordinance on Nov.

Security moves to the head of the class with educational offerings

But despite the growing selection, some are slow to jump on the learning bandwagon
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12/01/2004

Every industry struggles with employment and, specifically, finding qualified and reliable people to fill open slots. The security industry seems to especially suffer from this - mostly because it is not a career path many follow from an education perspective.

CANASA honors pair for industry involvement

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

TORONTO - The Canadian Security Association honored two members of the security industry for their achievements at the Security Canada International Security Conference and Exposition held here Oct. 20 and 21.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2004

Bexar County, Texas
Facing the rising cost of false alarms as well as wasted manpower and resources, Bexar County is launching a program to target false alarms.

In mid-October, the sheriff’s department created a unit to oversee alarm permits and assess fines at locations where deputies are summoned to the same location more than five times.

ISC East draws steady traffic and hits its target attendance number

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12/01/2004

NEW YORK - The ISC East Show, which returned to New York for the first time in three years, faired better than expected in terms of attendee traffic.

The two-day trade show and conference, held Nov.

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