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Pirate wants board rules changed now

SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

NEW YORK--Hedge fund Pirate Capital, which owns 4.5 percent of Brink's stock, penned another letter to the board of The Brink's Company, this time demanding changes in its corporate governance, according to an Oct.

P1 has new Web-based service

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12/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan.--To address customers' high-technology expectations--particularly among Gen-X and Gen-Y consumers--Protection One on Oct.

Brink's CFO to retire

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2007

RICHMOND, Va.--The Brink's Company, parent company of Brink's Home Security, announced Oct.

Wash. court sides with techs

Lesson from Brink's case: Check your state's wage laws
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12/01/2007

OLYMPIA, Wash.--The October Washington State Supreme Court decision that said Brink's Home Security should pay its technicians for driving company trucks to and from their homes to job sites will have repercussions for other security companies in the state of Washington and beyond, according to an industry attorney.

ADT teams with Life|ware

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11/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--The trend toward the "convergence of the subsystems of the home" was the impetus behind ADT's new partnership with home automation giant Life|ware, announced Sept.

Lombardi honored at ISC East

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2007

NEW YORK--The New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented its annual President's Award to John Lombardi, president of CIA Security, and a past president of the NYBFAA.
Current NYBFAA President Tim Creenan recognized Lombardi for his years of industry involvement, serving as: president of the NYBFAA; CSAA representative on the NFPA Committee for Premise Security; CSAA Education committee co-chair and on the CSAA Executive Board; and, founder of the Mid Hudson Alarm Association in Dutchess County, N.

Guardian buys Ranger's Florida operations, accounts

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11/01/2007

WARRENDALE, Pa.--Russ Cersosimo, chief executive officer of super-regional security company Guardian Protection, expects the Oct.

SSA acquires four

Pittsburg company adds about 1,500 accounts
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11/01/2007

PITTSBURGH, Penn.--Security Systems of America announced in September the acquisition of four Pennsylvania alarm companies over the preceding three months: Master-Tek Security, based in Oakdale; Universal Wiring & Maintenance, based here; Armor Security, based in New Alexandria; and the largest of the four, Protective Security, in Johnstown, where SSA will now keep a field office and staff.

Free systems for Conn. cops raise ethical issues

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11/01/2007

NEW CANAAN, Conn.--Disciplinary action taken against 11 police officers in this city on Sept.

ADS buys in Melbourne, Fla.

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11/01/2007

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--ADS Security solidified its presence in the Sunshine State with the acquisition, announced Oct.

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