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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.

Conn. AG sues safe home Sec.

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10/01/2007

ROCKY HILL, Conn.--Safe Home Security owner David Roman, who is being sued by the Connecticut Attorney General for violations including illegal renewal of contracts, said he "thought he was acting within the law and I still feel we were acting within the law" when he automatically renewed and enforced alarm contracts that he believed fell outside of this state's 2004 "Evergreen" law.

Iowa pol in security co. extortion case

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10/01/2007

DES MOINES, Iowa--In a case that has involved accusations of trumped-up and politically motivated charges, a state senator is getting ready to stand trial this month for allegedly attempting to extort money from Reid Shultz, owner of alarm company Security Plus Inc.
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Slough installs Maine to Miami

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10/01/2007

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--Scott Slough, owner of fire and security installation firm Slough & Associates, expects to complete work on a sweet multi-family project here by the end of October: "It's an old candy factory that has been converted into loft apartments.

ADT cited in Conn.

Conn. Consumer Protection chief calls flyers "false advertising." Free speech advocates come to ADT's defense
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10/01/2007

HARTFORD, Conn.--In a case that some critics say is an attack on free speech, the Connecticut Consumer Protection chief cited ADT under Connecticut's false advertising laws for leafleting a neighborhood shortly after a triple murder occurred.

'Exorcist' director, former Paramont prez sue ADT

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

BEL-AIR, Calif.--A Hollywood couple on Aug.

Devcon, investor settle

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10/01/2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.--A major Devcon investor, who objected to a March debt restructuring agreement, has dropped a lawsuit and settled with the regional alarm company based here, according to an Aug.

Post sale, Pirate says 'Sell'

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

NORWALK, Conn.--Thomas Hudson, manager of hedge fund Pirate Capital, in August stepped up the pressure on Brink's chief executive officer Michael Dan to do a tax-free split up, while at the same time Hudson sold roughly half of his Brink's shares.

Pro One IASG integration progresses

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2007

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Protection One has made significant progress in the integration of IASG, Richard Ginsburg said during an Aug.

Deputy receives security system

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio--A top assistant to the Ohio attorney general received a $3,700 home security system, paid for by the state, after receiving a telephone threat. The system was installed by state agents, rather than by a private contractor, and is monitoried by the AG's Bureau of Criminal Identifications.

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