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1st Alarm, builders take on construction vandals

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07/01/2006

LUBBOCK, Texas--To combat an unrelenting wave of vandalism at subdivision construction sites, the West Texas Homebuilders Association has turned to video surveillance with the help of a local alarm company.
1st Alarm recently donated and installed a Dedicated Micros DVR system on the grounds of a new 100-home subdivision called Ravenwood, based here.

Burglar Bob's on the loose in neighborhoods everywhere

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah--Bob Portenier has special expertise in the area of home security. He knows what makes a neighborhood or home attractive to burglars because he used to be one.

Sacramento Police Department honored

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SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2006

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--ADT Security Services in May honored the Sacramento Police Department for its 14-year participation in a national domestic violence protection program that has helped save the lives of more than 30 battered people nationwide.

Alarm One may appeal spanking verdict

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06/01/2006

ANAHEIM, Calif.--Alarm One and three co-defendants were slapped with a $1.

Safeguard: Now public & looking to acquire

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06/01/2006

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--Safeguard Technology, a small residential security company that serves celebrities and other "high net-worth individuals with high threat levels" who live around the Hollywood Hills, on April 12 completed a reverse merger and is now officially a public company listed on the OTC-Pink Sheets market.

Vector to expand

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06/01/2006

PITTSBURGH--Along with its announcement of new StaR Point national accounts offices in Boston, Dallas, Newport Beach, Calif., and Chicago, intended to serve its commercial business (see accompanying story, page 15), Vector Security also intends to cultivate its residential dealer base in some of those markets.

Sonitrol buys Buckeye State franchise

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06/01/2006

BERWYN, Penn.--Sonitrol closed April 28 on its 12th franchise purchase, this time in Columbus, Ohio.

F.E. Moran acquires Michigan company

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2006

LONG GROVE, Ill.--Marking its first Michigan acquisition, F.

National Guard reservist returns home to Brink's

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06/01/2006

She's only been home since March 4, so Funmilayo Asana, 25, is still readjusting to civilian life after spending a year in Afghanistan with the Army National Guard.
"I'm so used to getting up at 5 a.

In House Security van stolen, found next day

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2006

AUSTIN, Texas--Fearing that the thieves would use a stolen security company van as a ploy to enter its customers' homes and businesses. In House Security of Temple warned its customers to verify the identity of anyone claiming to be from InHouse Security wanting to enter their homes or businesses, KWTX reported.

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SSN News Poll March 2018

A variety of companies in the security and life safety space exhibited at CES, some launching products there. ADT launched its new ADT Go app and Medical Guardian announced the Freedom Guardian, to name a couple. Were you at the show?