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Arizona law charging for excessive false alarms takes effect Friday

July 5, 2011SSN Staff

PRESCOTT, Az.—A June 29 story from The Daily Courier reports Prescott police officers began enforcing a new alarm law on July 1 that charges alarm users for the third false alarm in a year. The Prescott City Council on May 10 approved the new alarm ordinance, which allows alarm users two false alarm warnings within a given year. On the third false alarm, the owner will be assessed $100, and fees will increase by $100 for each false alarm afterward, according to the PPD.

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False-alarm ordinance will go into effect in July

May 24, 2011SSN Staff

PRESCOTT, Ariz.—A May 12 story from the Daily Courier reports a new alarm ordinance that city officials say is as "lean" as possible is set to go into effect in Prescott this summer. In a unanimous vote on May 10, the Prescott City Council approved an ordinance that will make the owners of private security systems accountable for their false alarms. After the first two false-alarm warnings, owners will face fines in $100 increments for the third, and further, instances. What the ordinance will...

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