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Public Safety Updates

  • ME: Alna Voters OK False Alarm Ordinance
    3.27.19 – The Lincoln County News- Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett talks to Alna voters about the purpose of a false alarm ordinance during annual town meeting at the fire station Saturday, …

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  • LegisBrief: Deploying next generation 911
    3.6.19 -NCSL – For more than 50 years, the 911 emergency system has been the primary resource for the public to contact during emergencies. As mobile use and internet protocol (IP) have become standard forms of communication, the original 911 system and its outdated technology has become less effective, prompting lawmakers to work on bringing 911 technology up to date.
  • Verifying Audio Alarm Notifications: Why Secondary Source …
    3.27.19 – SecurityInformed – Across the country, law enforcement officers are finding it increasingly difficult to respond to the near overwhelming number of calls coming from security alarms.
  • Georgia ESA appeals Sandy Springs ruling
    3.27.19 – SecurityInfoWatch- At issue is whether alarm companies have procedural and substantive due process rights regarding a city ordinance that fines these companies for alleged …
  • Bill proposes changes in wake of West Chicago-area kennel fire
    3.27.19 – Chicago Daily Herald- Illinois lawmakers now are considering legislation to require pet boarding businesses to install a fire alarm system that automatically notifies first responders …
  • Panic buttons for mass shootings go on sale in the US
    3.28.19 – The Guardian- A company selling fire alarm-style panic buttons for mass shooting attacks has begun sales in the United States, with Jewish community centres in Detroit the …

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