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Study reveals decline in overall attrition rates

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10/01/2007

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn.--TRG Associates, a management consulting firm specializing in the electronic security alarm industry, recently released its 2006 attrition study.

HSM aims high with initiative

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10/01/2007

LISLE, Ill.--HSM Electronic Protection Services announced in August the expansion of its high security initiative for private and public commercial companies, defense contractors and government agencies.

Monitronics' $800m refinance

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10/01/2007

DALLAS, Texas--Monitronics International, a privately held national residential and commercial security monitoring company headquartered here, announced the completion of an $800 million refinancing effort finalized on Aug. 8.

Alert Alarm of Hawaii completes renovations

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

HONOLULU, Hawaii--Alert Alarm of Hawaii announced in August the completion of renovations to its monitoring center. The renovations included upgrading its work station area as well as installing three additional large flat screen LCD monitors.

Per Mar renews five diamond certification

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

DAVENPORT, Iowa--The Central Station Alarm Association announced in August that Per Mar Security Services, located here, has renewed its five diamond central station certification. In order to receive this certification, all of Per Mar's central station operators passed CSAAs central station training course and demonstrated overall proficiency in central station operations.

I-Alarm enters self-monitored market

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

LEXINGTON, N.C.

ULC 561 awaits change

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10/01/2007

MONTREAL--A proposed amendment to ULC 561 is intended to streamline the compliance process for existing ULC-certified Canadian central stations if the amendment is passed later this year. ULC SQ 561, a standard issued by the Underwriter Laboratories Canada that covers the construction, operation, installation, inspection and tests applicable to fire signal receiving centres (SRC), is being changed again.

SafetyCare gets PERS biz in Penn.

Also announces partnership with WestRock
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09/01/2007

READING, Penn.--SafetyCare Technologies, a home security monitoring and medical emergency assistance company, announced Aug.

Guardian wins False Alarm Reduction Award

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

WARRENDALE, Pa.--Guardian Protection Services, a privately owned company that sells, installs and monitors residential and commercial security systems, was recently awarded the Industry False Alarm Reduction Achievement Award presented by the False Alarm Reduction Association.

The end of an era

Tom Few Sr., founder of Criticom, dies at age 60
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09/01/2007

OAKLAND, N.J.

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