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Day: June 10, 2018

6-11-18 Weekly News

Door to Door Sales Police: 2 individuals wanted, reportedly forcing entry into Magnolia … 6.7.18 – KATV – Magnolia police say the individuals are reportedly going door-to-door, attempting to sell alarm systems. Once a homeowner comes to the door, they’re forcing … Man claims to represent burglar alarm company, tries to enter home 6.9.18 – The Tand – The […]

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Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

6.7.18 – CEPro – Front-door security swelled over the past year, as the largest smart-home pros picked up more brands of video doorbells and smart locks. The category itself got a big mass-market boost from giants like Amazon and Walmart, which introduced systems for unattended access for in-home deliveries. In the video-doorbell category, more CE Pro […]

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NFPA Impact on Emergency Communications Is a Model for Industry Change

NFPA 72’s signaling code shift that allows the overriding of the fire alarm control panel in the event of a non-fire emergency represents the potential for innovation in the industry. In essence, by simply tracing back to its addition of signaling to the NFPA 72 code, the association has disrupted the industry in a positive way. The […]

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Where Liabilities Lie: The Differences Between an Insurance Broker and Agent

6.8.18 – SSI – The alarm industry and related fields are a niche market, and there are only a handful of brokers or agents who are truly knowledgeable about the industry and able to guide you properly. What is the liability of an insurance broker to its customer? Some common issues could be: Failure to […]

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Texas governor proposes 40-page recommendation to beef up school security

5.30.18 – SIW – DALLAS — Beefing up armed security, expanding the program allowing armed teachers and enhancing mental health services are among the options Gov. Greg Abbott offered to schools Wednesday in his effort to make Texas schools safer amid a rash of mass shootings. Abbott’s plan also includes a gun lock giveaway, a […]

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