Public Safety Updates
- NC: ‘I do think this is an emergency’: Greensboro …
11.2.21 – Greensboro, N.C. (WGHP) – Greensboro Police Chief Brian James told City … police chief, city council address department staff concerns.
- 11 Ways Security Dealers Can Win Over Law Enforcement
11.1.21 – SSI – There are myriad opportunities for local electronic security dealers to play a role in developing stronger relationships with law enforcement
- Security companies facing multiple lawsuits …
11.3.21 – Newswest 9 – David Wilson and the Heidelberg family are individually suing Lydia Security Monitoring and Bam’s Security for “system failures” that led up to the officer’s death. MIDLAND, Texas – Justice-that is what David Wilson and Nathan Heidelberg’s family members want.
- What to Know: Updated EEOC COVID-19 Guidance on Religious Objections to Vaccine Mandates
11.5.21 -SSI – New technical assistance now addresses employers’ obligations to respond to and navigate vaccine-related religious accommodation requests.
- CTA Releases White Paper on Use of Technology to Combat COVID-19
11.4.21 – CEPro – The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has released two reports showcasing how technology can be used to effectively combat COVID-19 via early warning systems, digital training
- Understanding the Network and Needs of IT
11.4.21 – CI – As the IT department becomes the point of contact for integrators, understanding their needs and how they view tech will lead to success.
- How to Ensure Proper Tools Selection
11.5.21 -SSI – Proper tools selection and use will allow technicians to do neater and more efficient installations and service, says tech expert Bob Dolph.
- Calculating the Cost of Employee Turnover
11.2.21 – SSI – Costs of losing employees are understood in the abstract; the author’s hope is to educate about the real costs and possibly ways to avoid them.
- ‘The Birds and IoT:’ Are You Using Proper Protection With Your Devices?
11.1.21 – SSI – Though cybersecurity risk is an important conversation to have, it’s not always easy. Here’s how to talk to your customers about cyber hygiene.
Fire & EMS News
- MA: Smoke alarms alert homeowners of overnight fire in Ludlow
11.4.21 – Ludlow, Mass. (WWLP) – Residents in a Ludlow home were able to escape a fire after their smoke detectors alerted them as they were sleeping Thursday morning. Firefighters were able to control the fire within 15 minutes. …
- TN: Smoke alarm alerts homeowner to fire early Saturday morning
11.6.21 – News Channel 9 – A working smoke alarm alerted homeowners to a fire in their home early Saturday morning. According to their twitter, just after 1 a.m. Tri- …
- CA: Sacramento police investigate 7 burglaries at …
11.3.21 – KCRA – Sacramento police say they are investigating seven burglaries that happened overnight at downtown businesses across from the state Capitol. … The owner, Ernesto Delgado, said his business was hit five times this year, the fifth time being Tuesday night when his and six other businesses were burglarized.
- CO: Longmont police notes: Officers investigating business break …
11.2.21 – Times -Call – Longmont police on Monday responded to a business in the 800 block of Lashley Street for an intrusion alarm.
- CT: Burglaries Reported At 4 New Canaan Homes: Police
11.4.21 – Patch – Police said items such as jewelry, handbags and a passport were reported stolen during burglaries at four homes in New Canaan.
- KY: Police looking for bank robber
11.1.21 – Bowling Green, Ky. – The Bowling Green Police Department received an alarm at around 4:00 this afternoon from the US Bank…
- MA: Fall River Police investigating after city business broken into …
11.1.21 – Fall River Reporter – Fall River Police are investigating after a city business was broken into and robbed Saturday morning. According to Lt. Gregory Wiley, …
- MI: Waterford man charged in Sterling Hts. gas station robbery
11.4.21 – Detroit News – A Waterford man accused of trying to rob a Sterling Heights gas station with a gun over the weekend has been charged, police said. Christopher Shaun, 25, was charged this week in 41A District Court with armed robbery, a life felony. A judge set his bond at $25,000 and scheduled his next court date for Nov. 15.
- NY: Duo Busted After Burglarizing Area Elks Club, State Police Say
11.3.21 – Daily Voice – A pair of burglars took elaborate steps in an effort to pull off a heist of an area Elks Club in the Hudson Valley before they were busted red-handed, State Police said.
- OH: Break-In At Westlake Gas Station: Door Shattered, Cigs Stolen
11.1.21 – Patch – Westlake, OH – Someone smashed the front door of a gas station on Columbia Road and stole several cartons of cigarettes, Westlake police …
- PA: Adams Township man arrested in … –
11.1.21 – The Tribune-Democrat – Johnstown, Pa. An Adams Township man was taken into custody minutes after gaining access to Forest Hills Pharmacy in St. Michael with a rock, police said.
- PA: Man Burglarized Bowling Alley, Police Say –
11.3.21 – Daily Voice – A man was arrested on a warrant after burglarizing the Dutch Lane Bowling Alley and fleeing from the police, according to a by West Earl Township police. … “As Officers approached the vehicle, a male suspect ran from the building to the vehicle and fled the scene,” police said.
- UT: Two men charged with 17 counts of burglary in 6 different …
11.5.21 – KSL – The thefts occurred at Altara, Lone Peak, Park Lane, Sprucewood and Sunrise Elementary schools and at Eastmont Middle School. Jones and Trapp …
- VA: Halloween Burglary Attempted By Masked Person In Haymarket
11.3.21 – Patch – Authorities in Prince William County are looking for a person who attempted to break into a Haymarket home on Halloween armed with a gun.
- VA: Police investigating armed robbery on Battlefield Blvd. in …
11.5.21 – WAVY – B.M. Williams Primary school, which is nearby, was placed on lockdown as a safety precaution. Those with information can submit an anonymous tip …
- VA: Two early morning incidents at Big Horn Market in Lynchburg …
11.2.21 – Lynchburg, Va. (WFXR) – Authorities in Lynchburg are investigating two early morning incidents that took place last week at the Big Horn …
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NESA Board of Directors
- President – Chris Russell
- Vice President & – Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Craig Bober
- Secretary – Kathleen Schraufnagel
- Treasurer and Arkansas Security Alarm Assn. Director – Rick Howell
- Past President – Jordon Brown
- Kansas Electronic Security Alliance Director – Vacant
- Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Director – Dera DeRoche Jolet
- Mississippi Security Association Director – Jack Torrence
- Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Steven Brekel
- Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – John Helweg
- Associate Director – Brian Villari
- False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Kerri McDonald
- Executive Director – Brad Shipp
- Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Alternate – Amy Fuselier
- Mississippi Security Association Alternate – Shelley Pettit
- Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Jim Emerick
- Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Danna Fowble
- Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Kelly Ryan
- False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate – Alicia Vela