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Going phone-free: A ringing endorsement for ASAP

April 11, 2012Rich Miller

LAS VEGAS—For Bill Hobgood, it's easy to sum up the effectiveness of the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol: “We hate telephones ringing. We love ASAP.”As project manager for the Department of Information Technology's Public Safety Team in Richmond, Va., Hobgood knows firsthand how well the system works to eliminate errors in communication between central stations and public safety answering points, or PSAPs. When 911 information flows automatically via computer instead of being transmitted...

Alarm Detection Systems, Automated Secure Alarm Protocol, Bill Hobgood, CSAA, Department of Information Technology Public Safety Team, Ed Bonifas, Hank Goldberg, Mary Jensby, monitronics, Secure Global Solutions

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