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Public Safety Updates

  • Va. State Police dispatcher shortage affecting troopers
    10.28.22 – WDBJ-TV – Roanoke, Va. – The Virginia State Police has had to assign troopers to help answer and dispatch 9-1-1 calls due to staff shortages, and officials are working to recruit more 9-1-1 personnel and petition the state government for higher pay and benefits for them.
  • Casper City Council passes new false alarm penalties on first …
    11.1.22 – Oil City News — Casper City Council passes new false alarm penalties on first reading · Third false alarm: $75 · Fourth false alarm: $150 · Fifth false alarm: $250 …

Featured Articles

  • High-tech cameras are ‘invaluable’ in fighting crime, sheriff says
    WRDW-TV – Augusta Commission members agreed they wanted more information about a request for $300,000 for more security cameras for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. But commissioners say they want to hear from the sheriff. At a commission meeting Tuesday, Mayor Hardie Davis addressed the rise in crime and says he spoke with the sheriff about what would help. During that meeting, he told the sheriff about extra federal funding that could help with more cameras.
  • Capitol Police cameras caught break-in at Pelosi home, but no …
    11.1.22 – Washington Post – The attack on Paul Pelosi last week has sparked an urgent conversation about lawmaker security amid increased threats.
  • Vivint refuses to pay licensing fees to Alarm.com, arbitration filed
    11.1.22 – SIW – Alarm.com Holdings announced that Vivint has notified the company that it will stop paying license fees to Alarm.com under the Patent Cross License Agreement between the companies.

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