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Bay Alarm funds cop training

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

PACHECO, Calif.--A Bay Alarm scholarship for the Contra Costa Sheriff's Law Enforcement Training Center helped triple the number of recruits attending the 26-week academic and physical fitness training program, said Eric Taylor, vice president of sales and marketing for Bay Alarm.

Here come the Judges' monthly fees: who pays?

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01/01/2006

WASHINGTON--Federal judges who will be getting home security systems installed and paid for by taxpayers are waiting to find out whether taxpayers will also foot the bill for the monthly monitoring fees.
As Security Systems News went to press, the judges were expecting an answer by mid-December, said Nikki Credic, spokeswoman for the United States Marshals Service.

Austin sprinklered with Habitat homes

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

AUSTIN, Texas--When Maria Diaz moved into her Habitat for Humanity home here last month, it marked the 25th Habitat home to be built with a sprinkler system in the city, News8Austin reported.
Triplexes and larger multi-family homes are required by law to have sprinkler systems.

Brink's truck makes special delivery

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--A Brink's armored truck delivered a $10,000 check to Edward and Laurie Stolarz's Boston, Mass.-area home, in November, to recognize them as Brink's Home Security's one-millionth customer.

Conn. town woos SafeHome with tax break

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12/01/2005

CROMWELL,Conn.--To convince SafeHome Security that the best new home for it is right here, the Cromwell Selectboard unanimously approved a tax incentive to sweeten the deal.

CCTV gets clean shot of hockey player

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SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

WINDSOR, Ontario--A home CCTV camera helped exonerate former NHL Redwings player Bob Probert of charges that he assaulted a police officer. According to a Windsor Star news report, police responded to a "frantic" July 1 emergency call from Probert's wife, who said Probert had been drinking and punched a hole in a wall.

Honeywell goes to extreme for Nicks

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SSN Staff  - 
12/01/2005

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--As part of ABC television's "Extreme Makeover, Home Edition," Honeywell Security provided a networked home security system to the Nick family of Alma, Ark.

Sonitrol strengthens corporate team

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12/01/2005

BERWYN, Penn.-- As Sonitrol brought yet another franchise under corporate oversight last month, it was also strengthening its management team by realigning and adding personnel to its corporate headquarters here.

Safeguard to be publicly traded

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12/01/2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.--Safeguard Technology International, a small residential security company that caters to the ultra-high-end Sunset Boulevard set, recently received $1 million in equity financing from Rocky Point, N.

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