Public Safety Updates
- Call Kurtis: Are Ring cameras alarm systems?
1.13.23 – CBS News — “I’m thinking like, I don’t have a burglar alarm or anything like that,” he said noting that they are just Ring cameras that only he monitors. ..
- Sounding the alarm: FMB homeowner says ADT would not …
2.13.23 – Wink News – Sounding the alarm: FMB homeowner says ADT would not cancel contract on home destroyed by Hurricane Ian.
- Oregon Legislature considers equipping schools with panic …
2.13.23 – Democrat Herald – A new bill would require Oregon schools to equip each building with a silent “panic button” alarm system that incorporates cell and landline …
- Is Your Business Fully Protected? Probably Not
2.15.23 – CEPro – Without a Terms & Conditions agreement in place, integrators could be liable for costs from cyberattacks or even late product deliveries.
- 7 Big Access Control Business Opportunities in 2023
2.14.23 – SSI – Angelo Faenza – From cybersecurity to securing unmanned facilities, here are the solutions and markets that will drive 2023 access.
- Are You a True Technology Provider?
2.14.23 – SSI – Peter Giacalone -The digital world creates broader monitoring opportunities, enabling evolution to be a comprehensive integrator vs. a legacy ‘alarm company.’
- CPI Security wins lawsuit against Vivint Smart Home for …
2.17.23 – SSN – The lawsuit accused the Utah-based Vivint of using false or misleading information to acquire CPI’s customers and lock them into high-priced, …
Fire & EMS News
- MA: Refrigerator blamed for fire in break room at Mansfield car …
2.13.23 – Mansfield – A mini refrigerator was blamed for causing a fire in a break room at the Toyota Company auto parts warehouse in the Cabot Business Park Sunday night.
- CA: Burglary reported on Polhemus Avenue in Atherton after …
2.17.23 – Almanac News – Burglary reported after suspect smashed through glass door. Someone broke into a home in Atherton on Thursday, Feb. 16, according to a police news bulletin. This is the second home burglary of the year in town.
- DE: Burglary at Family Dollar – Dover Police Department
2.16.23 – Dover Police – Narrative: The Dover Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Family Dollar between Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 9:52 p.m. and Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 9:54 p.m. The investigation began when Dover Police were called to the business for the report of a …
- FL: Surveillance Shows Thieves Stealing $500k Worth of …
2.14.23 – CBS – Hialeah Police are searching for four people seen on surveillance video rummaging through a Hialeah Macy’s and taking off with about half a million dollars in goods. Police said the thieves forced a back door open before 5 a.m. Saturday morning at the Macy’s…
- GA: Teens charged with burglary
2.13.23 – Yahoo – Two arrests were made following the burglary of a convenience store Sunday. At 11:35 p.m., police headed to a store after an E911 alarm call came from that spot, according to a Valdosta Police Department statement.
- GU: Police searching for iMart burglar seen on surveillance footage
2.15.23 – KUAM – Surveillance video captured the moment a man breaks into the iMart on NCS Road. The burglary happened just after 4:30 this Wednesday morning.
- KY: Crime Stoppers: Thief steals ATM with forklift
2.16.23 – WBKO – An unknown suspect is seen removing the ATM with a forklift and placing it in the back of a U-Haul.
- NC: Rocky Mount Police arrest commercial burglary suspect
2.15.23 – WITN – Through video evidence, investigators say they were able to link Pippen to seven commercial burglaries and two motor vehicle break-ins.
- NE: Police investigating burglary at northeast Lincoln vape shop
2.14.23 – KOLN – Police said the thieves then entered the store and stole various items from the shelves. LPD said the store sustained $550 in damage, as well as $500 in stolen merchandise.
- NY: Man Breaks Into School During Blizzard
2.16.23 – Goalcast – Man Breaks Into School During Blizzard – The Police Immediately Begin to Search for Him After They Read a Note He Left Behind.
- NY: Three teens arrested in CT after Yonkers burglary
2.16.23 – Mid Hudson News – Yonkers – Three Connecticut teens are under arrest after they fled the Central Avenue Chrysler dealership on Central Park Avenue at 4:18 …
- OK: Burglars Led Police On 2 Separate Chases After Breaking Into …
2.15.23 – News 9 – Five burglars led Moore police on two separate high-speed chases after breaking into a pot grow facility, according to police.
- TX: Suspect arrested, linked to 10 Houston-area library break-ins …
2.13.23 – ABC13 – James Wilson was arrested and charged with burglary of a building after being linked to 10 Houston-area library break-ins, police said.
- TX: Temple police searching for man suspected of robbing local …
2.19.23 – KXXV – Temple TX – Temple police are searching for a suspect believed to have stolen about $200 from a local smoke shop.
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