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SIA forms Homeland Security Advisory Council

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04/01/2002

WASHINGTON-To aid federal policy makers in their mission to improve homeland security, the Security Industry Association has formed the Homeland Security Advisory Council to represent SIA's different technology groups on the national stage.

Chaired by Peter Michel, former chief executive officer of Brink's Home Security, the council was chartered by SIA's board of directors to develop policies about homeland security and be the association's voice on that issue.

ADT office subject of weekend burglary

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

TAMPA, Fla.-An ADT Security office was broken into in early March, according to a report in The Tampa Tribune.

IQ Biometrix goes public in reverse merger

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

CUPERTINO, Calif.-IQ Biometrix California Inc.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

Vancouver, Wash.
Officials here and in Clark County are considering changes to the area's false alarm ordinances that would require alarm companies to verify the alarm and cancel the 911 call if the alarm was false.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

Extreme CCTV goes public

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

VANCOUVER, British Columbia-After receiving qualifying receipts from all applicable securities regulators, Extreme CCTV Inc. concluded its IPO Jan.

Security firms pay fines over Do Not Call list

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04/01/2002

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.-Two security companies that have telemarketing operations in the state paid settlements to regulators for violating Tennessee's Do Not Call list.

Videolarm adds replacement parts store

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

DECATUR, Ga.-Videolarm has added a virtual replacement parts store to its website.

Tri-State gets cash infusion fromVC firms

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03/01/2002

UPPER DARBY, Penn.-Two venture capital firms have bought a majority interest in Tri-State Alarm, giving the company the cash infusion needed to grow to 45,000 customers and six new locations over the next 18 months.

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