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CMS announces new team

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2007

LONGWOOD, Fla.--CMS and Criticom International, a combined wholesale monitoring company which will soon operate under the name Criticom Monitoring Services or CMS, announced on Sept.

LaserShield launches dealer program

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2007

LOS ANGELES--Lasershield Systems, a manufacturer of plug-and-go security systems, launched its dealer program, The Millionaire Alarm Dealer Forum, here on Sept 8. The program is intended to help dealers with "social- referral skills as well as time-management and presentation skills," said Tony Dohrmann, CEO of LaserShield.

Dallas resumes response

Mayor says high number of false alarms still an issue
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11/01/2007

DALLAS--Effective Oct. 1, the Dallas police department once again began responding to commercial burglar alarms.

Monitronics, GE Security partner with iControl

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11/01/2007

PALO ALTO, Calif.--IControl Networks, a provider of Web-based home monitoring and control solutions, announced on Sept.

Sonitrol and Cernium evaluate analytic partnership

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11/01/2007

BERWYN, Penn.--Sonitrol, a provider of verified electronic security solutions, on Sept.

Delaware joins the party

Fifth to pass statewide false-alarm policy
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11/01/2007

DELAWARE--The state of Delaware passed a law in August, with a possible effective date of Jan. 1, 2008, that requires all alarm companies to implement a two-call verification policy and register alarm customers in an effort to reduce false-alarm dispatches.

Legal battle continues between IASG and KMG

KMG, now Legacy Security Services, files countersuit
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11/01/2007

GREENVILLE, S.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.

Calif. companies face alarm verification woes

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10/01/2007

FONTANA, Calif.-The chief of police has warned alarm and monitoring companies they will be held responsible for verifying the legitimacy of alarms prior to notifying police when the city implements a verified response policy Oct.

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.

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