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Public Safety Updates

  • CA: Grover tackles ‘false alarms’
    2.25.20 – News Break – Grover Beach residents with residential and commercial alarm systems … police time spent responding to false alarms—those pesky incidents …
  • GA: Cartersville May Require Homes, Businesses To Register …
    2.26.20 – Patch – Cartersville, GA — The Cartersville Police Department is reminding the public …
  • ME: Alarm system and ordinance updates – Portland Press Herald
    2.24.20 – Press Herald – He said that the proposed ordinance, which Councilor Jean-Marie Caterina said the ordinance committee had vetted on Jan. 23, would combine the two alarm ordinances and provides the necessary language to accommodate for the new system. … He added that this cost is less expensive than other third-party monitoring systems.
  • ON: Use of resources: Police responding to thousands of alarm …
    2.24.20 – Sudbury.com – GSPS reviewing false alarm response system after review shows 97% … Police responding to thousands of alarm calls that turn out to be false.
  • VA: Charlottesville Police adds another way to register security alarm systems
    2.28.20 – CBS19 – The Charlottesville Police Department has another way for Charlottesville residents and business owners to register their security alarm system. Residents and business owners can fill out a form online to register their alarm system.

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The National Monitor is a service of the National Electronic Security Alliance (NESA). Member states are free to reproduce the information contained herein in print or electronic media as they see fit. Contact NESA for more information at 301.519.9237 or bradshipp@4yoursolution.com

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.

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