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Public Safety Updates

  • CO: Colorado 911 Centers Getting Besieged With iPhone False …
    1.5.23 – Cowboy State Daily – So far, the false alarm mishaps in Summit County have been limited to the ski slopes, Pitman said. His Search and Rescue Team hasn’t had to deal …
  • GA: Columbus Police Department issuing fines for false alarms
    1.6.23 – WTVM – In 2020, the department implemented fines to stop those calls, and now they average about 16,000 false alarm calls. “The false alarm activation is $50 the second and third are $100 and they continue to go in an upward trend in increments of $50 and $100,” said Captain William Turner.
  • GA: Roswell revises false alarm fee structure
    1.6.23 – AJC – Any false alarm occurring without a valid permit will be charged an additional $100 on top of these fees. According to Roswell Police Department …
  • SC: Clemson considers ordinance to fine false fire alarms
    4.4.23 – WYFF – CLEMSON, S.C. – It’s a problem that’s plagued the area for years. According to the Clemson Fire Department, they responded to 300 false alarms in 2021 and around 200 in 2022. According to the Clemson Fire Marshal Bryan Johnson, ordinances like this have decreased call volumes by 20 to 30 percent on average.

Featured Articles

  • 3G in the US rides into the sunset
    1.2.23 – Light Reading – Verizon confirmed to Light Reading that it shut down its 3G CDMA network at the end of 2022. “Since 2016, we have stated publicly that we have been actively decommissioning our 3G CDMA network.
  • Water Dragon is a Water Leak Detector for the Alarm …
    1.6.23 – CE Pro – Alarm.com releases the Water Dragon water leak detector, combining advanced water leak sensing with the Alarm.com security platform.
  • Cutting-edge security technology highlights booming CES 2023
    1.6.23 – SIW – This week, Paul Rothman, editor of Security Business Magazine, and longtime security industry expert Steve Surfaro roamed the tradeshow floor at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show to report on the latest technology developments of interest.

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Fire & EMS News

  • CT: Waterbury Firefighters Responding to …
    1.3.23 – NBC Connecticut – Firefighters responding to a carbon monoxide alarm at an apartment building in Waterbury Wednesday found a man’s body in the building. Firefighters found a man dead while they were evacuating an apartment building in Waterbury after a carbon monoxide went off Wednesday morning, according to police.
  • SC: Grill may have sparked early morning fire at Colleton County …
    1.2.23 – WCBD – “They discovered flames above a built-in grille on an enclosed porch. The fire had extended into the wall, burning into the interior and then …

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