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Connecting during a crisis

April 29, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

I venture to say that the “corona-crisis” is not the first “crisis” you’ve had to deal with as a business owner, employee, parent, son, daughter, brother, sister, grandparent, aunt, uncle … nor will it probably be the last. That’s not thinking negatively, either; that’s just based on the uncertainty of life and the human inability to predict the future.  So, here’s the deal … we are all coping with the same coronavirus crisis right now and that is the one common denominator that...

AMAG, communications, Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Janet Fenner, Jody Ross, Kevin Friedman, Maize Marketing, Security Industry Alarm Association


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Home for the holidays? Think like an intruder

November 13, 2012Rich Miller

We're getting into the time of the year when opportunistic thieves make the most of others' holiday cheer and generosity. Packages left at the doorway or a pile of presents that can be easily seen from outside a home send a signal to the unscrupulous: Come and get it. Alarm systems are an obvious deterrent, with the signs and decals accompanying them often enough to make thieves think twice. But for true peace of mind, there's no substitute for an actual system. The problem is that many alarm users...

Electronic Security Association, Security Industry Alarm Association, Security Systems News


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SIAC, AzAA praise Phoenix alarm program

June 27, 2012Rich Miller

FRISCO, Texas—Nearly 85 percent of alarm users in Phoenix did not have any false alarms in 2011, the result of a cooperative effort by the city and the Arizona Alarm Association that saved the city more than $2.8 million, according to the Security Industry Alarm AssociationThe city's alarm management program includes education about best practices, along with a $17 per-panel registration fee and fines for alarm owners who generate multiple false alarms. The city also holds alarm schools to...

Arizona Alarm Association, Maria Malice, Phoenix, Security Industry Alarm Association, Stan Martin


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