Public Safety Updates
- Pitt County Sheriff’s Office adds security cameras in key areas
10.7.22 – WITN-TV – Deputies say several community-based security cameras are coming to Pitt County areas where a lot of calls are recorded. The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office says the deployment of the cameras is to help deter crime and help investigators in solving major crimes. The cameras are mounted to existing poles and are broadcasting and recording 24 hours a day.
- AvantGuard Strengthens Canadian Presence With Armstrong’s National Monitoring Centers Acquisition
10.12.22 – SSI -With the acquisition of Armstrong’s National Monitoring Centers, Avantguard now has eight monitoring centers spread across the U.S. and Canada.
- Dahua Deemed ‘Chinese Military Company,’ Added to DOD Blacklist
10.11.22 – SSI – Dahua joins technology providers like Hikvision and Huawei on the blacklist, which bars buying or selling publicly traded securities in target companies.
- Why Employees Stay
10.12.22 – CI – To explore the importance of effective management, it’s first necessary to understand what managing is and how it has changed.
- How to Help Security Directors Secure Multisite Corporate …
10.13.22 – SSI – Instead, create a central SOC with input from all sites’ video, access control, intrusion and other security systems and recommend they assign …
- How Visual Alarm Verification Is Altering Security for the Better
10.10.22 – SSI – Video verified intrusion alarms are gaining traction due to better technology, lower cost, higher awareness, and first responders’ weariness of time and dollars lost to false alarm dispatches
- Legal Brief: Latch Faces Class Action
10.12.22 – SIW – The lawsuit alleges that Latch made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: There were unreported sales arrangements related to hardware devices; the Company had improperly recognized revenue; there were material weaknesses in Latch’s internal control over financial reporting of revenue …
- Sub-GHz: A Critical Piece of the Smart Home Puzzle
10.12.22 – SIW – Learn how sub-GHz frequencies lead to better communication, battery life and more inside the modern smart home.
- Cloud-Hosted Central Stations: The New Alternative
10.12.22 – SIW – CSaaS is one way for integrators hosting central stations to deal with rapidly aging central station receivers and evolving IT and staffing …
- The video surveillance transformation
10.12.22 – SIW -. Proactive video monitoring, or PVM, is one of several emerging solutions available to security …
Fire & Life Safety News
- MA: Suspects arrested in armed robbery of Billerica convenience …
10.14.22 – Lowell Sun – Billerica Police said in a press release that they captured the suspects, Ashley Kotsonas, 33, of Lowell, and Kimya Foust, 46, of Dorchester, …
- MS: Man arrested after attempting to break into Mississippi pharmacy
10.11.22 – Magnolia State Live – Shortly after, the Batesville Police Department arrested Markeous Heath. Heath was later transported to The Panola County Jail and booked on …
- NE: 21-year-old arrested for Lincoln burglary – RIVER COUNTRY
10.11.22 – News Channel Nebraska – Officers were contacted by the store owner after he had received a motion alert on his security system. The Lincoln Police Department said the …
- NY: Monticello man arrested again for additional burglaries
10.10.22 – Mid Hudson News – Monticello Police arrested Justus McMoore, 37, on Saturday, October 8 on two felony charges of burglary, criminal mischief and grand larceny.
- OK: Police: Man shot at officers, threatened ‘suicide by cop’
10.15.22 – The Norman Transcript – A Norman man has been charged with three felonies after he allegedly shot at officers who tried to get him out of a house he had …
- ON: Toronto pharmacists sound alarm as armed … –
10.14.22 – iHeartRadio – Armed robberies targeting Toronto-area pharmacies have more than doubled, as gun-toting gangs looking for drugs to sell are repeatedly …
- WA: Bellingham man allegedly attempts break-in of 2 businesses
10.15.22 – Bellingham Herald – A Bellingham man allegedly attempted to break in at two downtown businesses after drinking an “excessive amount” of tequila.
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