NEW YORK--Peace of Mind Technologies is providing information about video surveillance to the New York Nightlife Association as the New York City Council considers legislation that would require video cameras on the outside of venues owning a cabaret license in New York City. A similar law has been proposed in Chicago.
CHICAGO--LaSalle Bank, which operates roughly 150 branches here in the Chicago area, has sued its recently fired security director and security system integrator, claiming a conspiracy to defraud the bank of as much as $42 million.
According to a statement released by LaSalle, their only communication with the media on this matter, "George Konjuch, 53, of Des Plaines, is suspected of participating in a scheme to defraud the bank by causing it to pay false invoices for services that either were not provided or were worth far less than the amounts invoiced.
MIAMI--ATC International, a voice, data and security integrator, announced this week the acquisition of JBE Technology, a wireless technology provider based in Hollywood, Fla., serving southern Florida and Latin America.
FARMINGTON, Conn.--UTC Fire & Security, a business unit of United Technologies, announced September 5 an agreement to buy systems integrator Red Hawk Industries, based in Colorado in a deal worth more than $100 million.
DAVENPORT, Iowa--As of October 1, Per Mar Security Services assumed the accounts and assets of Olson Security, a relatively small operation serving Maquoketa, Iowa. Owned by husband and wife Buddy and Myrna Olson, the company brings Per Mar roughly 240 commercial accounts and 160 residential accounts.