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Ohio reviews competing licensing bills

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01/01/2005

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Burglar & Fire Alarm Association recently introduced legislation to require state licenses and background checks for installers of low-voltage systems. Not long after, a second legislation venture to make security systems installers receive an electrical contactor’s license gained the attention of the OBFAA.

ISC East endorsed by local and national security associations

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2005

NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISC’s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.

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.

NBFAA 30-percent dues increase receives OK from association’s board

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12/01/2004

SILVER SPRING, Md. - In an effort to update and expand on their National Training School courses, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has elected to adopt its first member dues increase since 2001.

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.

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