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This Weeks FARA News

2019 Tampa Symposium Packet Available

May 7 to May 9, 2019 Tuesday 5-7-19 – Classes Wednesday 5-8-19 – Classes Thursday 5-9-19 – Classes Download a full symposium packet   Host Hotel – Crowne Plaza Tampa Westshore 5303 West Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, Florida  33609 Phone: 813-289-1950 ...

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Community Crime Solving

9.14.18 - SDM The age of IoT takes community policing to another level as law enforcement, citizens and security companies embrace the collaboration. More homeowners and small businesses are installing surveillance cameras inside and outside their properties, and...

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Fire departments struggle to meet new demands

BY DANIEL C. VOCK | SEPTEMBER 2018 The job of a firefighter isn’t what it used to be. Take Charlottesville, Va., for example, where in just the past 18 months the fire departments in the city and surrounding Albemarle County have searched the wreckage of a plane crash...

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FARA Industry News

9.17.18 NESA Monitor

Public Safety Updates CA: Alameda to charge for false fire alarms 9.10.18 - East Bay Times - Alameda - False fire alarms take up time for firefighters who respond, and soon will literally cost money for those who may be responsible for the alarms. MA: Committee OKs...

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Thanks to Institute Sponsors!

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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