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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...

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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What You Can and Can’t Do When Raising Alarm Monitoring Rates

9.14.18 - Security Sales & Integration Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains how to raise monitored account rates the right way. I recently had an alarm client ask me about increasing a customer’s monthly monitoring charge during the contract term. But there was even...

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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Be on alert for alarm system scams

9.6.18 - Newton County Times - LITTLE ROCK Consumers should be on the alert for door-to-door sales people using scare tactics to sell home alarm systems. The Attorney General’s Office receives complaints against home alarm systems and monitoring services for...

Rutledge files suit against Alert America

Newton County Times-Aug 31, 2018 LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against Alert America LLC for violations of the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. “Arkansans who pay for services expect to get...

Maryland News

Is the camera taxable to the customer in Maryland?

Ann Haar a CPA with Katz & Associates, P.A recently asked the Comptroller of Maryland – Compliance Division how cameras are taxed. Question: I have general questions regarding the taxation of security cameras. Is the camera taxable to the customer? Is the labor to...

Oklahoma News

OKC Burglar Makes Big Mistake

Posted: Sep 01, 2018 10:36 PM EDT Updated: Sep 02, 2018 6:14 AM EDTBY CALEIGH BOURGEOIS, NEWS 9 Metro Burglar Makes Big Mistake OKLAHOMA CITY -A metro burglar tried to steal evidence, but may have given himself away because of it. The suspect broke into a house on...

OKBFAA Sixth Annual Golf Tournament

Aug 1, 2018 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – Lincoln Park Golf Course 4001 NE Grand Blvd Oklahoma City, OK 73111 – 405-424-1421 Please join us at the SIXTH annual OKBFAA Golf Tournament. Each company (OKBFAA Member) gets their first team FREE (first come, first serve)....

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