Public Safety Updates
- TX: Round Rock officials to consider updates to city ordinance …
3.20.23 – Community Impact – Round Rock officials to consider updates to city ordinance requiring fire, carbon monoxide safety improvements.
- Are You Pricing Yourself Out of Business?
3-21-23 – SSI – Ken Kirschenbaum -What profit margin should you be looking or hoping for? It should be enough to keep you in business with a personal compensation package you are satisfied with.
- PASS Releases 2023 Update to Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools
3.21.23 – SSI – Greg Sharpless – The new sixth-edition guidelines are streamlined, easy-to-use best practices addressing the evolving security challenges facing today’s schools.
- TMA Names Committee Co-Chairs for Monitoring Center Notification of Active Threat Standard
3.2.23 – SSI – Greg Sharpless – The Monitoring Association is seeking TMA-ATN-01 Committee participants (TMA membership not required).
- It’s Time to Stop ‘Shifty’ Contract Practices
3.23.23 – SSI – Jeff Zwirn -With free or low-cost installations, a code-compliant system will dramatically increase objections to purchasing due to the increased costs incurred.
- Don’t Flatline on Hospital Code Compliance
3.22.23 – SSI – Shane Clary – Next time you’re in a hospital, remember there is more to the eye than just waiting areas, corridors and patient rooms.
- Technology Matters on Higher Level for A.M.E. Churches
3.24.23 – SSI – Peter Giacalone – “Although it is our job to design and provide meaningful security every day, this project has more meaning than any that come to mind,” says Dean Rommes, president, SNAP Integrations.
- Your Complete Guide to Real-Time Location Systems
3.22.23 – SSI – An in-depth look at RTLS technologies, their benefits and how they work.
Fire & EMS News
- VA: Smoke Alarm Credited with Saving Sterling Man’s Life
3.22.23 – Loudoun Now – According to the report, at 3:40 p.m. on Monday, 911 callers reported a fire at a home on Thrush Court in Sterling.
- CA: Macon man arrested for burglary at Dollar General
3.24.23 – 41NBC News – Deputies found the suspect hiding inside of an abandoned vehicle near Hanson and Simmons Street. He was then identified as 42-year-old Christopher Tyrone Anthony of Macon. He’s being charged with 1st degree burglary, and– according to investigators– he’s connected to several other commercial burglaries.
- IN: THPD: Man faces burglary charge after copper theft attempt
3.21.23 – Tribune-Star – A Terre Haute man has been arrested and faces a burglary charge after he was found at the Terre Haute Boys & Girls Club North 13th Street …
- MA: Springfield Police arrest suspect in Cooley Street bank …
3.20.23 – Western Mass News – Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said that around 5:10 p.m., officers found the suspect, identified as 59-year-old Richard Villeneuve …
- NY: Ithaca man arrested for suspected burglary stint
3.20.23 – WETM – ITHACA, N.Y. – One man has been arrested after Ithaca Police believe he is responsible for a recent string of burglaries in the city.
- NY: Suspects make off with bag of jewelry in 66 second burglary
3.24.23 – ABC7 New York – Thousands of dollars in jewelry was stolen from a store in New Jersey early Thursday morning and police are still searching for the suspects.
- TN: Man dead after Clarksville Pike shooting, suspect in custody
3.24.23 – Yahoo – A man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a Thursday night shooting off Clarksville Pike, Nashville police said.
- TX: Burglar caught inside Beaumont church early Wednesday
3.22.23 – 12NewsNow.com – Beaumont Police are investigating a church burglary after they say they caught a 22-year-old man inside a Beaumont church.
- WA: Spokane Valley Police searching for robbery suspect
3.21.23 – FOX 28 Spokane – The Spokane Valley Police Department (SVPD) and the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) are searching for a suspect responsible for an …
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