Public Safety Updates
Springs City Council approves to charge additional …
11.19.19 – Reporter – Sandy Springs City Council approves to charge additional fines for non-verified alarm calls.
ordinance aims to reduce fire department false alarm calls …
11.24.19 – Aberdeen News – City officials will discuss the first reading of a city ordinance to address repeat false alarm fire calls. The ordinance, drafted by Aberdeen Fire …
New rules and fees to come to home, business alarm system …
11.19.19 – WMC – New rules and fees to come to home, business alarm system owners. … Starting in January, it will cost $30 to register your home alarm with the Metro Alarm Office, $60 to get a new permit for a commercial business, $10 to renew a home alarm permit and $25 to renew the business permit.
Sensors and Video Surveillance Verification: Home …
11.22.19 – SSI – Features like video verification and video analytics are creating new opportunities … Verification: Home Security Innovations You Need to Know …
State & National News
avoid a burglary at home with a simple cleaning trick
11.19.19 – Ideal Home – A former burglar reveals the simple cleaning trick that could prevent a break-in. All you need is a dust cloth. Rebecca Knight November 18, ..
it stop: Alarm rings nightly for weeks pushing man to …
11.22.19- Enquirer – Make it stop: Alarm rings nightly for weeks pushing man to picket to stop the noise. It was somewhere around midnight on Oct. 27 that Jim Delp first heard the alarm going off. It was a security alarm. And he couldn’t turn it off because it wasn’t his.
Electricians Should Focus More on Technology Wiring
11.22.19 – CEPro – The smart home market’s growth means more electricians entering the low-voltage industry and partnering with CE pros. That’s a good thing!
of the Most Impactful Uses of Webcams: Neonatal Intensive Care
11.22.19 – CI- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit beds at UC Davis Children’s Hospital now come with webcams so parents can watch their babies when they can’t be there.
Interlogix Dealers Contend With Added Costs, Seek Path Forward
11.23.19 – SSI – SSI spoke with 2GIG’s Bruce Mungiguerra to get his take on how dealers are coping with finding a panel replacement in the wake of Interlogix’s exit.
Risks to Rise as Microsoft Sunsets Windows 7 Support
11.22.19 – SSI – The end of support for Windows 7 is sure to give hackers a royal opportunity to hunt for unpatched and insecure devices. Are you and your clients prepared?
the Vendors: 5 Lessons When Selling to Integration Firms
11.21.19 – CEPro – These lessons from CE industry veteran Adrienne Alterman showcase how finding focus and embracing new tech can seriously help CE businesses.
Fire & EMS News
alarm triggers evacuation at Best Western | Local …
11.21.19 – Douglas Dispatch – Guests staying at the Best Western Inn and Suites were forced out of their rooms Thursday night after the activation of a smoke alarm led to a response from the Douglas Fire Department. … King stated that about 40 people were staying at the Best Western at the time of the alarm.
Fire crews credit smoke alarm for saving condo units | News …
11.18.19 – KHQ – Rathdrum, Idaho – Northern Lakes Fire Fighters are trying to determine what caused a condo fire Saturday evening. It happened in the Twin …
Blanc Township family relieved after CO detector alerts …
11.20.19 – ABC12 – Grand Blanc Township family relieved after CO detector alerts them to leak. Family relieved that CO detector alerts them to leak. Live. 00:00.
sprinklers prompt early-hours evacuation at Fargo apartment …
11.19.19 – WDAY – Fargo – Tenants briefly had to clear from a north Fargo apartment complex early Monday morning, Nov. 18, after a fire alarm went off and ……
smoke alarm saves residents in house fire
11.22.19 – East Portland News- This outer East Portland house fire provides a reminder of why to make sure your smoke alarms are working …
WATCH: Scary Moments For Some Shoppers Who Were …
11.24.19 – CBS3 – WATCH: Scary Moments For Some Shoppers Who Were Locked In Stores At Cherry Hill Mall During False Alarm.
Early detection by smoke alarm helped firefighters stop fire in …
11.21.19 – Channel 3000 – Firefighters stopped a fire from breaking out in a downtown business at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, in part because of early detection by a …
Neighborhood Anti-Crime Camera Network Helps In …
11.21.19 – KPIX – Pleasanton – Police in Pleasanton recently busted two porch pirates for allegedly snatching packages from people’s homes after …
and pull burglar identified as night prowler
11.19.19 – The Orion – On the morning of Thursday, Oct. 31, Chico Police Department 2019 Patrol officers responded to a call regarding a burglary alarm going off at Pick and Pull according to a Chico Police news release. … After the officers located the subject inside the …
at nail salon
11.23.19 – Dover Post – Dover, DE – A suspect broke into Lana Nails and stole cash Nov. 21, police said. A white male suspect broke a back glass door to Lana Nails and stole the contents of a register before fleeing Nov. 21, police said. … The suspect was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and …
Deputies arrest man, teen for armed robbery in Sarasota County
11.23.19 – Sarasota, Fla. (WWSB) – Deputies took a 23-year-old man suspect in an armed robbery into custody Friday morning while he was apparently
alarm trips up bank robbery suspect, police said | Stock …
11.24.19 – Stock Daily – A silent alarm foiled a robbery at the TD Bank in Pembroke Pines. According to Pembroke Pines police, Antonine Andre Miller, 52, entered the …
Alleged kidnapper located in Gwinnett after full-fledged manhunt
11.23.19 – 11ALIVE – Gwinnett County, Ga. – A kidnapping victim is safe and her ex-boyfriend in jail after police say an argument ended in an abduction.
County jewelry store hit twice in weeks
11.19.19 – Fox 5 Atlanta – A Coweta County jewelry store was hit twice in a matter of weeks.
Chicken Salad employee encounters burglar in restaurant …
11.21.19 – Athens Banner – An Athens restaurant employee who returned to the business on Friday to check on an activated security alarm had a face-to-face encounter …
Police searching for burglary suspects who crashed SUV into …
11.19.19 – KHON – Maui police are searching for two suspects in a burglary that caused … searching for burglary suspects who crashed SUV into Kahului shop.
Woman found in business during early morning hours, arrested
11.18.19 – KFVS – Livingston County, Ky. – A Kentucky woman is in custody after Livingston County Sheriff Bobby Davidson said she was found …
Lafayette Crime Stoppers business burglary
11.19.19 – KLFY – Lafayette Crime Stoppers and the Youngsville Police Department needs your help locating a suspect wanted for burglary. On September 1 .
Easthampton man charged with stealing $5K worth of grow …
11.23.19 -Gazettte – Easthampton man charged with stealing $5K worth of grow lights from gardening store. The Hampshire County Courthouse …
Caught On Camera: Wag App Dog Walker Ransacks …
11.22.19 – CBSN New York – A woman paid to walk dogs while people are away has been caught on camera stealing hundreds of dollars-worth of items from a Long Island City home
police looking for suspects from pot shop break-in …
11.22.19 – KTUL – Owasso police looking for suspects from pot shop break-in, attempted … burglary at a marijuana dispensary and an attempted robbery at a gas …
Suspect arrested after stealing fire engine in NE …
11.24.19 – Portland, OR (KPTV) – A 25-year-old man was arrested after stealing a fire engine Friday evening.
Sioux Falls police investigating armed robbery
11.24.19 – KSFY – Police responded to a business in the area of West 41st Street and South Marion Road for a valid hold-up alarm Tuesday at about 10:30 a.m. A woman wearing grey sweat pants, a black jacket, and a pink stocking cap was armed with a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from an …
Man arrested minutes after gas station robbery in Kingsport …
11.21.19 – Kingsport, Tenn. (WJHL) – A man has been arrested in connection with a gas station robbery that happened Thursday night. The Kingsport …
suspect arrested within minutes of the crime
11.22.19 – Times News – Kingsport – A 42-year-old Church Hill man was arrested Thursday evening just minutes after allegedly robbing a gas station. According to …
Houston’s only cat café, El Gato Coffeehouse, has second …
11.23.19 – Houston Chronicle – Houston’s only cat café, El Gato Coffeehouse, has second break-in in less than two years.
News police arrest Daylily Lane burglar | 13newsnow …
11.21.19 – 13ABC – Newport News, Va. – The Newport News Police Department said it arrested two teens involved in two burglaries …
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