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Rewriting false alarm ordinance in Albemarle County

June 20, 2011SSN Staff

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va.—A June 15 story from NBC 29 reports Albemarle County wants to clamp down on homes and businesses with malfunctioning alarm systems. The county's police and fire departments are digging into the existing false alarm ordinance and looking at ways to put more bite behind it. The ordinance currently allows police and fire departments to charge a $100 fine after responding to three false alarms. But the fire department hasn't written a single one of those tickets and the county's...

Albemarle County Virginia, false alarm ordinance

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