- Alarm Classification: The Next Evolution of Monitoring
5.6.22 – SIW – A concerted effort among the industry to change how alarm information is received, exchanged and relayed should pay dividends for officer safety, prioritized response, false alarm reduction and much more (Security Business magazine May 2022 cover story)
- Get ready: OSHA to increase heat-related inspections
5.2.22 – CN – County News – Counties are preparing for a summer with more OHSA enforcement on hot days for workers and laborers.
- Troubling trend: Lines tied up as more people call 911 for non …
5.5.22 – WXYZ – It’s a troubling trend, 911 dispatchers say. Calls are being made for emergency responses that aren’t life-threatening or a crime in progress.
- Poly Study Finds Employees Prefer WFH
5.6.22- CEPro – Poly has just released a WFH, hybrid workplace study, and the results of the study indicate employees embrace working from home.
- Should Your Business Begin Accepting Crypto Payments?
5.6.22 – SSI – Integrators must prepare themselves as transactions utilizing cryptocurrency payments become more common, especially among affluent Millennials.
- Smart Home & DIY: How Residential Security Dealers Can Get With the Times
5.4.22 – SSI – Dave Mayne – New smart home technologies, providing more benefits and services, offer dealers tremendous growth potential over the next
- Assessing AI: Realistic Implementations for Security, Safety & Operational Uses
5.2.22 – SSI – Erin Harrington – Thought leaders assess the artificial intelligence (AI) landscape, including the latest in security and safety, early adopters, integrator opportunities and long-term projections.
- How to Sell Video Systems Using TCO
5.6.22 – SIW – Bret McGowan – Leveraging Total Cost of Ownership lays a solid foundation for long-term added value for customers
Fire & EMS News
- DC: Frequent false fire alarms in Harbin pose serious safety …
5.8.22 – Georgetown Voice — These constant alarms have disrupted sleeping and learning habits and have created serious fire safety concerns by lowering evacuation rates …
- DE: Delaware State Police Investigate Attempted Bank Robbery
5.6.22 – 6parknews – The investigation determined that a male suspect entered the bank and displayed a firearm towards three bank tellers located behind the counter.
- FL: Would-be buyers met by homeowner with gun after …
5.4.22 – Pensacola, Fla. (WEAR) – Some potential homebuyers were met by a homeowner with a gun when they went to inspect a piece of real estate this past …
- KY: Burglar steals safe from longtime Lexington bakery
5.3.22 – WKYT – Owner Gregg Higgins says he got a call from his alarm company around 10 p.m. Tuesday that someone had broken the glass window on the front door and gone inside. Video surveillance footage from inside Magee’s shows the burglar going to the far side of the store and reaching under a desk to grab a safe.
- MD: Three Men Arrested for Salisbury Pharmacy Burglaries
5.3.22 – WBOC – Detectives developed 35-year-old Harold Dorman, of Washington, D.C., and 53-year-old William Sherod, of Brandywine, Md., as potential suspects …
- NE: Three Lincoln teens took $10,000 worth of product in vape …
5.2.22 -Lincoln Journal Star – Three Lincoln teens took $10,000 worth of product in vape shop break-in, police say. Two Lincoln teenagers are in jail and a third was referred to juvenile court after police tied the group to a weekend smoke shop burglary of more than $10,000 worth of product, according to authorities.
- NE: Three Teens Arrested After Stolen Van Gets Stuck In Mud
5.6.22 -KLIN – Mother Nature helped Lincoln Police arrest three juveniles following an an attempted burglary at Exotic CBD around 2:30 Friday morning.
- NY: 2 arrested, at the least 2 wished in theft of catalytic converters …
5.8.22 – Web Info USA – Police say they’ve arrested two of presumably 4 crooks accused of making an attempt to steal catalytic converters in Glen Cove. “I imply, I am shocked they selected the alarm firm, however they acquired caught doing it. So it did repay,” “It is happening in all places,” added Santana.
- SC: Attempted drive-thru bank robber gets 6 years federal prison
5.3.22 -WMBF – The Hartsville man who attempted to rob a bank from the drive-thru in a taxi was sentenced to six years in federal prison Tuesday.
- TN: Bathrobe bandit steals $14k diamond ring from jewelry store
5.2.22 – WJTV – Police are looking for a man who was wearing a bathrobe when he stole a 7-carat diamond ring from a Southaven jewelry store Friday afternoon.
- TX: Cameras capture thieves going through cars in neighborhood
5.5.22 – KRIS – It’s unclear how many cars two thieves searched through in the Sandy Creek neighborhood in Corpus Christi Wednesday night.
- WI: Waukesha State Bank robbed Friday, alleged suspect taken …
5.8.22 – The Freeman – “At this time in the investigation, we were made aware that the suspect gave one of the bank tellers a note that suggested he had a hand grenade in his pocket,” …
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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