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Fire Systems Installation

Fire company helps school with low-cost security solution

August 14, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

ESSEX, Conn.—After the shootings last year at a school in Newtown, another Connecticut school district wanted to increase security but had only a limited budget. What to do?The answer was provided by Early Warning Safety Systems, a Silent Knight Farenhyt dealer based here. The company was able to meet the needs of the Stonington school district with a unique low-cost solution that connected the existing fire alarm system to the building intercom and police radio.“The question was how...

Connecticut, Early Warning Safety Systems, Honeywell, Jack Lima, Newtown, Stonington

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Also Noted

ESA develops electronic security guidelines for schools

June 24, 2013SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—An Electronic Security Association panel of experts recently completed the ESA Electronic Security Guidelines for Schools, a resource for school officials who are considering adding electronic security systems to existing security programs. Available for free public download at, the guidelines highlight the components of an effective school security program, providing an in-depth assessment of security planning, determining threats, procurement types, contractor...

Capital Fire & Security, Connecticut, David Koenig, Newtown, Sandy Hook

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General News

ESX welcomes Newtown, Conn. police chief

April 22, 2013SSN Staff

IRVING, Texas—Newtown Conn. Police Chief Michael Kehoe will be the featured speaker at The Electronic Security Expo's IceBreaker Luncheon, held Tuesday, June 18 at 12 p.m., according to a statement from the organization. The event is part of ESA's Electronic Security Expo, scheduled for June 17-21, 2013 in Nashville, Tenn.A first responder to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Kehoe was pivotal in helping his community cope with the unimaginable tragedy.“I'm glad to participate...

Connecticut, George De Marco, Michael Kehoe, Newtown, Physical Security, Sandy Hook

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