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Back at it: School security technology 'main priority'

April 9, 2015Amy Canfield

WASHINGTON—They're not giving up. Advocates for federal funding for school security technology have taken their case to Congress for the past two years to no avail; a measure last year got caught up in the gun control debate and fell victim to politics. Now, the fight begins anew.“We are trying to restart the conversation about security technology needs,” said Jake Parker, director of government relations for SIA. “This is our main federal priority.”SIA is joined in...

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SIA, County Executives of America to share resources

December 19, 2013SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association and the County Executives of America have signed a memorandum of understanding, pledging to share resources to bolster public safety and emergency management, according to a Dec. 18 announcement. The partnership brings to bear suppliers' technological expertise and government management's understanding of local public safety needs as the groups work to find gaps in emergency preparedness, according to the statement. “This agreement...

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