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Detroit’s false alarm rate drops 31%

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07/01/2004

DETROIT - A year after eight local monitoring centers and two national central stations took a pledge to reform the top 5 percent of alarm abusers, false alarms in the city dropped 31 percent during the first five months of this year.
The dramatic reduction is thanks to the efforts of the Burglar & Fire Alarm Association of Michigan that drafted the Michigan Alarm Industry Pledge last fall, through its Detroit False Alarm Reduction committee.

Same town, different side of tracks

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2004

C-Chip Technologies to acquire Unique Security for $1.3M U.

Know thy contract

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07/01/2004

MONTREAL - In an unlikely marriage of companies, remote access provider C-Chip Technologies signed a letter of intent to acquire Unique Security for $1.3 million in an acquisition that provides C-Chip immediate access to the alarm company’s monitoring base and standing within the emerging market of automatic vehicle location.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2004

ADS Security receives highest certification from CSAA
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Central Station Alarm Association has recognized ADS Security with a five-diamond certification, its highest level of endorsement.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2004

CSAA to hold seminar later this year
VIENNA, Va. - The Central Station Alarm Association, a trade association representing providers of central station monitoring, will sponsor an operations management seminar in October.

President post provides prime positioning plan

Doug Beaulieu is Alarm Center’s new prez
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06/01/2004

LACEY, Wash. - A new president at the helm of the Alarm Center Inc.

Struggling central makes its move

SAI forges ahead with dealer program to recover its share of the monitoring market
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06/01/2004

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - In an attempt to push the company into the forefront of the industry, Security Associates International has implemented an authorized dealer program.

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