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Flint stops billing security companies for false alarms

May 15, 2013Rich Miller

FLINT, Mich.—The city of Flint has stopped billing security companies for false alarms, but the future of the policy remains uncertain as industry representatives await the next move by city officials.The ordinance establishing the fees was approved in the late 1990s in an effort to reduce false alarms and recoup the cost of unnecessary dispatches. It wasn't enforced until last summer, when the cash-strapped city starting sending invoices to alarm companies.From August to December, Flint sent...

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