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Public Safety Updates

  • AB: False alarm reduction solutions sought in Didsbury
    2.26.23 – Mountain View Today – DIDSBURY – Town council’s performance evaluation committee will be looking into what might be done to address the number of false alarm …
  • AR: False alarm calls on the rise in Blytheville
    2.21.23 – Blytheville, Ark. (KAIT) – The city of Blytheville is seeing an issue of high false alarm calls from citizens. In most cities, they allow citizens to place three to four false alarm calls per year. For Blytheville, citizens can place three to four per month before they start to run the risk of receiving a citation.
  • NC: Gastonia Police push for false alarm ordinance
    2.21.23 – WCNC – In Gastonia, the police chief wants an ordinance passed that will reduce the number of dispatches to false alarms, but security experts …

Featured Articles

  • Safe Home to Pay $6.5M to Massachusetts AG for ‘Deceptive …
    2.21.23 – Scott Goldfine – Boston – The Boston Globe reports that a home security firm will pay $6.5 million to settle allegations brought by the office of Attorney General Andrea Campbell that it “deceptively trapped” consumers into long-term, automatically renewing contracts.
  • Why this proactive school district bet on situational awareness …
    2.24.23 -SIW – Schools that have implemented and utilized situational awareness technology, like Caldwell Exempted Village School District, use it to help identify potential violent scenarios and triage when the incidents occur, improving the quality of care for students and removing an unnecessary burden from teachers.
  • Concentric AI report shows 60% increase in oversharing of …
    2.23.23 – The report revealed the number of overshared files rose 60 percent in 2022 compared to 2021, highlighting the significant impact of hybrid remote work, cloud migration and information sprawl across on-premises and cloud data, as well as email and messaging environments, on data security.

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Fire & EMS News

  • IL: Smoke alarm saves mother of 3 from Wednesday afternoon …
    2.22.23 – PEORIA (25 News Now) – Smoke alarm saves mother of 3 from Wednesday afternoon house fire. – The mother of three children told the Peoria Fire Department she was asleep when fire broke out at her home in northwest Peoria on Wednesday.

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NESA is a federation of state associations established to serve and promote the electronic systems industry at the direction of, and through its affiliated state associations. Seven state associations are part of NESA – Arkansas Security Alarm Association (ASAA), Kansas Electronic Security Association (KESA), Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA), Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (MDBFAA), Mississippi Security Association (MSA), Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (OKBFAA) and Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (TBFAA).  For more info visit www.nesaus.org.