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Mission 500 breaks record at ISC West; seeks aid for young Nepal victims

May 6, 2015Amy Canfield

MIAMI—Mission 500, the non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, broke its record and raised more than $120,000 at ISC West this year through its sixth annual Security 5K/2K Run/Walk and other events. Meanwhile, the group is seeking new donations to help children displaced as a result of the devastating April 25 earthquake in Nepal. Go here for information. So far, with help from the security industry, it...

Altronix, Anixter, BCD Video, George Fletcher, Heather Miller, HID Global, Jesse Foglio, Mary Jensby, Max Fletcher, Mission 500, Reed Exhibitions, Ronnie Pennington, Security Systems News (SSN), Stephanie Mayes

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Jensby back in industry at San Jose-based RFI

September 12, 2012Rich Miller

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Mary Jensby, formerly central station and data entry director for Monitronics, has been named call center director at RFI Communications & Security Systems, an integration and monitoring company based here.Jensby's five-year tenure at Monitronics ended in May as part of a corporate restructuring, she told Security Systems News. The Dallas-based firm is one of the largest monitoring companies in the country, handling about 700,000 accounts at its CSAA Five Diamond-certified...

Darin Anderson, Mary Jensby, RFI Communications & Security Systems, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Monitoring Matters

Jensby out at Monitronics; Simon moves on to Brink's

May 22, 2012Rich Miller

Mary Jensby, a well-known contributor to the alarm industry who served as central station and data entry director for Monitronics, is no longer with the company. In a LinkedIn update posted on Monday, Jensby expressed thanks to all of her professional contacts for their "friendship and kindness… (I) appreciate all of your support in the loss of my job. … It has been my pleasure working with many of you through the ASAP project, FARA, TBFAA, NTTA and CSAA." Jensby came aboard at Monitronics in...

David Simon, Ed Bonifas, Mary Jensby, Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), Security Systems News (SSN)

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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...

Alarm Detection Systems (ADS), Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP), Bill Hobgood, Ed Bonifas, Hank Goldberg, Mary Jensby, Secure Global Solutions

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General News

Mission 500 honors Monitronics volunteer with humanitarian award

March 21, 2012Rich Miller

DALLAS, Texas—Mary Jensby, central station and data entry director for Monitronics, is well known in the industry for her work with the CSAA and ESA. Now she's been recognized for service outside of security that she calls “near and dear” to her: helping the less fortunate in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Jensby has been named the recipient of the 2012 Humanitarian Award from Mission 500, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children and communities in crisis. The...

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Keeping central station employees in the know through extensive training

February 10, 2011Daniel Gelinas

The controversy surrounding Article 6-E—proposed legislation in New York that looks to vet and license central station employees according to statewide standards—has many in the industry talking about central station employee training. There are plenty of virtual and classroom training options provided by industry associations like CSAA and SIA. And, many monitoring companies take full control and create their own training programs for employees. Experts who spoke to Security Systems...

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