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Guardian wins False Alarm Reduction Award

Brief
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.

SGS collects Phoenix Data

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09/01/2007

IRVINE, Calif.--The ability to monitor and collect data on a continuous basis will revolutionize the security industry, according to Hank Goldberg, vice president of Secure Global Solutions (SGS), a company that develops products for central stations.

A Grande effort

NextAlarm heads south of the border with a new partnership
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09/01/2007

OJAI, Calif., and GUADALAJARA, Mexico--NextAlarm announced in late July it is making its first foray into Latin America by partnering with Megacable Communications and IP Monitor, both of which provide services in and around Guadalajara, Mexico.

Dallas repeals response verification policy

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

DALLAS--The Dallas City Council voted yesterday to repeal its commercial verified response ordinance that had been in effect since March 2006. The ordinance, which required businesses to independently confirm activated alarms in an effort to reduce false alarms, was repealed by an 11-to-4 vote.

Diebold is UL 2050 provider

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

NORTH CANTON, Ohio--Diebold announced on June 26 it had been listed by Underwriters Laboratories as a provider of UL 2050 Certificated Systems. The 2050, or CRZH, listing enables Diebold to provide, install and maintain alarm systems certified as National Industrial Security Systems for the U.

Few Family starts anew

King Monitoring Group launched July 15 in South Carolina
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08/01/2007

GREENVILLE, S.C.

Trans-Alarm achieves CSAA 5 Diamond Status

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

BURNSVILLE, Minn.--The Central Station Alarm Association announced in June that Trans-Alarm, of Burnsville, Minn.

Big and bright

HSM's new center emphasizes light and movement
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08/01/2007

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--A visitor to HSM's newly built monitoring center here will immediately be struck by the color and light in the building.

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