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Candid camera helps nab burglar

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2005

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Jacksonville police had the assistance of a videotape from a home surveillance system while they worked to apprehend a burglar here.

Two big players assess post-hurricane losses

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10/01/2005

YARMOUTH, Maine--Hundreds of ADT Security and Protection One employees across the country marshalled their resources--with offers of housing, employment and donations of food, clothes and money--last month to help out their colleagues in the Gulf Coast.
Two of the biggest players in the residential security market, ADT and Protection One, both had offices and employees directly affected by Hurricane Katrina.

ADT targets new vertical market

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2005

BOCA RATON, Fla.--One of the largest residential and commercial security companies, ADT Security Services, is investing in a new vertical market--security installations at schools.

DHS salutes Guardian

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2005

PITTSBURGH--Federal Protective Services, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, recognized Guardian Protection Services here for its support of the agency's security needs, including support during emergency situations.
During the flooding of Pittsburgh in 2004, Guardian secured the temporary location of a local police department.

Home technologies scores high-rise contract

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2005

BELLEVUE, Wash.--Home Technologies, a residential systems intergrator, has been chosen by Kemper Development Co.

Pro One office survives Katrina

Sister facilities offer 40 displaced New Orleans-based workers jobs at sites nationwide
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10/01/2005

NEW ORLEANS--It took a few days, but District Manager Barry Cottrell was relieved to learn that all 40 employees of the New Orleans Protection One office, and their families, survived Hurricane Katrina.
"We had trouble getting in touch with one person, but we finally did that the other day.

Vector Security unveils interactive alarm system

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10/01/2005

PITTSBURGH--After three years of research and three months of beta testing, Vector Security in August began what it believes to be the largest roll out of a highly interactive alarm system.
Called MyVectorSecurity.

Canadian companies bundling up

UE acquires Protectron: Says customers will warm up to their union
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09/01/2005

TORONTO--There are more similarities than initially meet the eye between a company that helps protect homes and one that keeps them warm, says the chief executive officer of Protectron, a full service security company recently acquired by Union Energy, a home heating company.
"It may come as a surprise to some, but when you look at our missions, you see that we're both in the peace-of-mind business," said Daniel Demers, president and chief executive officer of Protectron.

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