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Public Safety Updates Click here for a searchable table of stories about local ordinances.  FARA Believe It or Not Click Here for stories about strange, unusual, or funny reasons for false alarms. Legislative Tracking Click here for a searchable table of laws about...

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Treasure Awaits at Tampa Bay!

Stay tuned for details on or 2019 Symposium. The hip, urban heart of Florida’s Gulf coast beats in Tampa Bay. Discover blue skies and sunshine, a sparkling waterfront, world-class chefs, family fun, and a century of Cuban culture – all in Florida’s most diverse travel...

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FARA Industry News launches homebuilder program

7.11.18 - Security Systems News - Tysons, VA, a platform for the intelligently connected property, announced a comprehensive homebuilder program that includes new hardware and service plans designed to facilitate partnerships between homebuilders and...

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A Growing Opportunity

7.13.18 – SIW - SD&I Cover Story (July 2018): Security integrators find new revenue opportunities in the booming cannabis industry. In 1996, California became the first state in the nation to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes. More than two decades...

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7.16.18 Weekly News

Door to Door Sales Tym: Former Vivint Sales Reps go ‘Digital Door to Door’ with Smart Home Services 7.9.18 - CEPro - For Utah-based Tym Smart Homes & Home Theaters, social media engagement is the digital equivalent of door-to-door sales, according to the former Vivint...

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Without the FARA Institute and our generous contributors, FARA training symposiums would not be possible.  Many, many heartfelt thanks go out to all of our Institute donors as follows:


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FARA Mission Statement

It is the mission of the False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) to provide a forum for local government alarm ordinance professionals to exchange information on successful false alarm reduction programs, to serve as a clearinghouse for agencies seeking to reduce false alarms, and to foster an environment of cooperation among public safety, the alarm industry and the alarm users.

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