Public Safety Updates
- NY: False Fire Alarms to be More Costly in Lewisboro
3.28.22 – TAPinto – South Salem, N.Y. – As expected, the Town Board doubled last week what were deemed outdated penalties for sounding false fire alarms.
- Universal Security Instruments Recalls Combination …
4.1.22 – CPSC – This recall involves two models and two date codes of Universal Security Instruments 2-in-1 Photoelectric Smoke & Fire + Carbon Monoxide alarms. Model MPC322S …
- FCC: Russian Antivirus Software Kaspersky Poses National Security Threat
4.1.22 – SSI – Kaspersky is the first cybersecurity firm to end up on the FCC’s threat list. Two more Chinese telecom companies were also added.
- Optimism Underscores HTSA 2022 Economic Outlook
3.31.22 – CEPro – Despite the uncertainties of COVID and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Hank Smith of the Haverford Trust Company says ‘pent-up demand’ will drive sales of services and experiences.
- Where Security Dealers Can Find Opportunity Amid Stiff Headwinds
4.1.22 – SSI – Rodney Bosch – Bob Appleby, V.P. and G.M. for ADI North America, joins the conversation to help make sense of supply chain challenges and much more.
- 3G Sunset Success Story: How Alarmingly Affordable Beat the Clock
4.1.22 – SSI – Peter Giacalone – Learn how Steve Capogna, president of Alarmingly Affordable in Staten Island, is leveraging the 3G sunset to improve customer relations.
- Be a Good Terminator: Cable Termination Best Practices
3.28.22 – SSI – Bob Dolph – Did you know that the biggest cause of problems in system installations is proper electrical termination, or the connecting of cables to equipment or other cables?
- 16 New Products Shown at ISC West 2022
3.30.22 – SSI Staff – There was no shortage of new products on display at ISC West 2022. Here’s a diverse selection plucked directly from the show floor.
- Interface Launches Solutions for Infant Security, Wandering Patient Management
3.30.22 – Interface partnered with GuardRFID, a provider of real-time locating systems (RTLS), to implement the new security and management systems.
Fire & EMS News
- ON: No injuries after fire at former Baysville General Store …
4.3.22 – CTV – A working smoke alarm may have saved the life of two people after an early morning fire in Huntsville Sunday. Fire crews were called to the …
- IN: South Bend Police foot chase ends when burglary suspect …
4.3.22 – MNC – During the foot chase, the suspect dropped a a bag that contained merchandise taken from the business and when the suspect tripped and fell, …
- MA: The Boston Police Department’s Virtual …
3.29.22 – Bpdnews.com – The suspect was found to be in possession of a knife at the time of the arrest. Mirdik is expected to be arraigned in the Charlestown District …
- MI: Another ATM ripped from its foundation by thieves in Saginaw …
3.28.22 – Mlive – Saginaw Twp, MI – Police in Saginaw Township are investigating yet another incident of an ATM being wrenched from its base.
- MI: Deputies: Teen breaks into Centreville Dollar General for beer
3.29.22 – Fox 17 – Centreville, Mich. – We’re told authorities found a shattered glass door and used one of MSP’s K9 units to find an 18-year-old, who reportedly admitted to breaking into the store for beer. Deputies say they are pursuing breaking-and-entering and possession charges.
- NC: Police: Asheville burglar who hid in ceiling faces additional …
3.29.22 – Citizen Times – Asheville – Antonio Carlos Porter, 57, of Asheville faces more than 20 charges related to a series of alleged break-ins at local businesses. He is being …
- OR: Man steals cash register from Central Point convenience store
4.2.22 – KOBI – Police are investigating after a person stole an entire cash register from a local convenience store. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office …
- WA: Thieves Get Pickup Truck Stuck On ATM They Tried To Steal …
3.30.22 – Iheart – On Tuesday around 5:30 a.m., Pasco Police responded to an alarm from Wheatland Bank on Sandifur Parkway. When officers arrived, they reportedly …
- WV: Dispatchers say one person arrested after Huntington gas …
3.28.22 – WCHS – Michael Midkiff, 32, was charged with first-degree robbery following the holdup of the Piedmont Pantry, police said. Police …
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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 – Riley Fields
- Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Kelly Ryan
- Associate Director – Brian Villari
- False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Kerri McDonald
- Executive Director – Brad Shipp
- Mississippi Security Association Alternate – Shelley Pettit
- Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Jim Emerick
- Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate – Danna Fowble
- False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate – Alicia Vela