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Janet Fenner recipient of SIA award

February 7, 2020SSN Staff

SILVER SPRING, Md.—The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Janet Fenner as the 2020 recipient of the Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year Award, which recognizes SIA volunteers who have made tireless efforts to expand SIA's programs and services. SIA will present Fenner with the award at The Advance, SIA's annual membership meeting, during ISC West. “I sincerely thank SIA for this acknowledgement and honor for which I am most grateful,” Fenner said in the announcement....

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Volunteers fighting false alarms in Nevada

December 9, 2014Spencer Ives

CARSON CITY, Nev.—The sheriff's office here is using volunteers to reduce false alarm dispatches, an approach new to the Security Industry Alarm Coalition, SIAC says.The Carson City Sheriff's Office started the program at least five years ago, but SIAC hadn't heard about it until recently, Steve Keefer, western U.S. law enforcement liaison for SIAC, told Security Systems News.These volunteers, currently just two who speak with repeat false alarm offenders to discuss ways to reduce the number...

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