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This Weeks FARA News

FARA is Constantly Working

Did you know...? FARA’s committees are constantly working on new false alarm reduction initiatives that will help us all do our jobs more efficiently and effectively. Committee work allows members to have substantial input in FARA. For more information on what each...

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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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More Info Available Every Week

Remember more information is available every week by clicking on the links at the top right corner of the page Click on a link below for: Legislative Reports Public Safety Updates FARA Believe It or Not Past...

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FARA Industry News

Is 5G the Future of Intruder Alarm Systems?

11.5.18 - BW Businessworld - 5G could be the technology that offers the best of all available communication technologies to the security industry The shutdown of the 2G network in the United States in 2017 had a ripple effect on the market for intruder alarms, mostly...

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11.12.18 NESA Monitor

Public Safety Updates CA: HB police chief proposes program to try to cut false alarms 11.9.18 - Los Angeles Times - Citing high numbers of false alarm burglary calls from businesses and residents eat up time for the Huntington Beach Police Department, Chief Robert...

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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:


Platinum Partner ($5000 or more donation)

Gold Partner ($3000 or more donation)

Silver Sponsor ($1000 or more donation)

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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