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This Weeks FARA News
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 ...read more
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...read more
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...read more
FARA Industry News
WATCH ABOVE: An Edmonton jewelry store owner says he feels his business is as protected from thieves as it can be now that he's installed a unique security device that uses smoke to try and prevent potential thefts. Sarah Kraus explains. Beck Antiques and Jewellery...read more
9.14.18 - SIW Photo credit: (Image courtesy Apple) The Apple Watch Series 4 offers several features that could revolutionize the mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) market. Chief among them are the watch’s accelerometer and gyroscope which, when...read more
9.13.18 - SDM Hurricane Florence is beginning to be felt on the southeastern shorelines of the United States, and is expected to bring extreme winds, flooding and rainfall through the Carolina coast and inland over the next several days. According to CNN, by the time...read more
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...read more
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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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