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Industry veteran mourned

August 6, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

We at Security Systems News were very saddened to learn about the sudden passing of David Merrick, marketing director for Pittsburgh-based Vector Security. A veteran of the industry, he was a member of our Editorial Advisory Board, a great source of knowledge, and also just an all-around nice guy. He'll be missed. David, 60, a Pennsylvania resident, died July 31 at a local hospital. Here's more about his career of more than three decades, provided by Vector Security: David began his career in the...

David Merrick, NBFAA, Pennsylvania Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, Security Systems News, Vector Security


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Showing impact of false alarms helps reduce them

May 16, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

PITTSBURGH—Kristina Walker says false alarm reduction has been “etched in my mind” ever since she became Vector Security's false alarm reduction-permit compliance coordinator nearly six years ago. That's because not only does her job with Vector, a full-service alarm company based here, involve helping the company's national retail customers maintain the lowest possible false alarm rates for their fire and burglar alarm systems, but she's also married to a public safety official—a...

David Merrick, False Alarm Reduction Associationís, false alarms, FARA, Kristina Walker, Pam Petrow, Vector Security, W. Rex Bell Associate Member of the Year award


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