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CryWolf to help New Orleans false alarms

September 30, 2015Spencer Ives

NEW ORLEANS—CryWolf False Alarm Solutions gained a contract to manage New Orleans' false alarm management program, which entails issuing and collecting fines, permit fees, and compiling alarm system data.When CryWolf starts working with a city, “We see … an almost immediate 40 to 60 percent reduction of false alarms,” Jean Schommer, director of marketing for Public Safety Corporation, told Security Systems News.CryWolf offers its solution in two ways. “An agency can purchase...

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New Orleans looks toward CryWolf

September 23, 2015Spencer Ives

New Orleans is looking at outsourcing its false alarm fine management and collections to CryWolf False Alarm Solution from Maryland-based Public Safety Corp, according to a report from The Times - Picayune for Greater New Orleans. This particularly interested me because, just last week, I spoke with SIAC's executive director, Stan Martin, about the process of automating false alarm fine collections, following a report that Pittsburgh was considering it. When talking with Martin he said it was a great...

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Reversal of Avondale ordinance possible

November 17, 2011Rich Miller

AVONDALE, Ariz.—A city provision to shift the fines assessed for false alarms from consumers to alarm companies could soon be rescinded due to concerns about the measure's constitutionality.Avondale's false alarm ordinance was amended in January to include the provision, with the city outsourcing enforcement to CryWolf False Alarm Reduction Solutions of Waldorf, Md. A meeting in March between city officials and representatives of SIAC and the Arizona Alarm Association, who had expressed concern...

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Metro Phoenix city looks to force false alarm fines on alarm companies

March 17, 2011Daniel Gelinas

AVONDALE, Ariz.—City officials here held a meeting March 7 with certain members of the local security industry as well as representatives from SIAC to discuss their false alarm ordinance. The results of that meeting include the city remaining firm on its decision to fine alarm companies for false alarms. According to SIAC industry/law enforcement liaison Jon Sargent, the outcome could have been better. “This is similar to what happened in Fontana, but not quite the same. That had to do...

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