Public Safety Updates
- PA: Town OKs fire alarm ordinance
3.17.23 – By M.J. Mahon – Press Enterprise Writer -Bloomsburg – Amendment mandates inspections be reported to a monitoring service. Owners of multi-unit businesses or apartments will now have to keep their fire alarm systems up to date using a third-party monitoring service….
- OH: Cincinnatians who paid city now-banned security system fees …
3.15.23 – WCPO – Cincinnatians who paid city now-unconstitutional security system fees could see refunds coming. On Wednesday, city officials approved moving …
- CPSC Warns Against Use of Two Carbon-Monoxide Detectors
3.17.23 – Consumer Reports – The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers not to buy or use two carbon monoxide detectors it says can fail to alert them to the presence of the potentially deadly gas.
- NICET Needs to Recalculate Certification Times
3.13.23 – SSI – Shane Clary – It could foreseeably take several years to obtain just a Level I Certification, with a Level III or IV becoming almost impossible to
- Why Are Workplace Injury Costs Rising So Much?
3.17.23 – CE Pro – Healthcare consolidation spikes workers comp physician costs by 8%. Average co-pay cost for hurt technician rises by $29-$91 per treatment.
- 7 Top Access Control Trends to Target
3.13.23 – SSI – Steve Rowlands – Wireless access, smart credentials, wireless door handles, remote management and other features to consider.
- 4 Strategies to Ease Emerging Technology Supplier Challenges
3.13.23 – SSI – Paul Boucherle provides four strategies that can help security industry product suppliers achieve better adoption rates.
Fire & EMS News
- CA: Burglary suspects arrested after one suspect rescued from …
3.14.23 – Kern Valley Sun – On March 12 at approximately 3:51 a.m., deputies from the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, Kern Valley Substation, responded to a burglar alarm …
- CA: Business alarm leads to arrest of man wanted on felony charge
3.15.23 – Ceres Courier – Officer David Whiteside responded to the 9:48 p.m. alarm call and found Delbert Stottlemyre near a dumpster belonging to the business where the …
- CA: Redding Bethel Church burglary suspect arrested
3.13.23 – Action News Now – The Redding Police Department said it arrested a 29-year-old man Monday morning after responding to a burglary alarm at the Bethel Church campus in Redding.
- GA: Man wanted for burglarizing Augusta business, owner’s home
3.14.23 – WFXG – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Roy Rabun, who reportedly burglarized Automotive Experts and the owner’s home.
- IA: Benevolent burglar?
3.18.23 – Laurel Leader-Call – Benevolent burglar? … An Iowa man who is accused of breaking into a convenience store in Shady Grove and stealing snacks in the predawn hours …
- IN: Suspect arrested in jewelry store burglary after fingerprints …
3.15.23 – 14 News – According to an affidavit, security footage showed a man breaking through the window and entering the store.
- LA: Two Broad Street businesses robbed at gunpoint
3.14.23 – Mid-City Messenger – Two Broad Street businesses were robbed at gunpoint last week, according to reports from the New Orleans Police Department and the Mid-City …
- MD: Police Investigating Burglary to CVS Pharmacy in …
3.14.23 – Southern Maryland News Net – On Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at approximately 5:10 a.m., police responded to the CVS Pharmacy, for a burglary alarm. The 911 caller reported alarms were activated with two suspects being viewed on security cameras causing property destruction.
- MI: Michigan K9 officer helps police track down suspected burglar
3.14.23 – CBS News – An officer with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety and K9 Lex were sent out to track the suspect. Police say Lex guided officers over …
- NE: Northeast Lincoln vape shop burglarized three times in one …
3.13.23 – KLKN-TV – Lincoln, Neb. (KLKN) – A vape shop in northeast Lincoln was burglarized for the third time in a month on Saturday, police say.
- NY: Attempted store break-in caught on camera in east Utica
3.14.23 – WKTV – Ring video circulating on social media shows two people trying to break into a store in East Utica early Tuesday morning.
- SC: 2 arrested in N. Charleston restaurant burglary
3.13.23 – Charleston, S.C. (WCSC) – Police in North Charleston have arrested two people in connection with a burglary that happened Saturday morning. Donte Ward, 38, and Jarrod Green, 37, both of North Charleston, are charged with second-degree violent burglary.
- SC: Two arrested for burglarizing North Charleston Chinese …
3.14.23 – North Charleston, S.C. (WCBD) – The North Charleston Police Department (NCPD) arrested two people Saturday for breaking into a Chinese restaurant.
- WA: Break-in Crew Targets Homes Along Trail Systems in Western …
3.17.23 – Daily Chronicle – Break-in Crew Targets Homes Along Trail Systems in Western Washington. More than one home burglary in Bellingham is being linked to a brazen West Coast gang of masked thieves who have ransacked homes from Whatcom County to the Seattle area and farther south, according to police and published reports.
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