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Public Safety Updates


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Fire & EMS

  • UT: Residents say no alarms went off during Salt Lake City five …
    6.28.21 – KUTV – Residents say no alarms went off during Salt Lake City five-alarm fire. … Captain Anthony Burton with the Salt Lake Fire Department said the blaze broke out at the Incline Terrace apartments around 2 a.m. Monday and sent two firefighters to the hospital.

Crime News

  • AZ: Homeowner shot by officers during break-in call near 7th …
    6.30.21 – ABC15 – Homeowner shot by officers during break-in call. Phoenix police say an armed homeowner was shot by officers during an alarm check late Tuesday night. …  The officers reportedly knocked and yelled repeatedly, making several attempts for anyone inside to make contact with them.
  • CA: Modesto resident kill intruder attempting to break into home …
    7.2.21 – ABC10 – Suspected burglar shot, killed at rural Modesto home. Sgt. Erich Layton said the homeowner told deputies a man tripped an alarm at the home.
  • CT: Bristol police investigating burglary at Applewood Restaurant
    7.2.21 -Bristol Press – BRISTOL — Police are investigating a smash and grab theft at the Applewood Restaurant and Bar. …
  • CT: Wolcott Police: Vandals break in to senior center causing …
    6.28.21 – Fox 61 – WOLCOTT, Conn. … Police said burglars had removed a screen and forced open a window on the northwest side of the building. Inside they caused thousands of dollars of damage to gathering spaces, the kitchen and offices.
  • IL: Charges filed in Farm Fresh burglary
    6.29.21 – WBGZ – Charges have been filed against a man from Bethalto who police say broke into and burglarized the Farm Fresh store early last Friday morning.
  • OH: Suspect captured during Fostoria break-in
    6.28.21 – TiffinOhio.net – Tiffin Ohio – Suspect captured during Fostoria break-in … Fostoria, Ohio — A Bainbridge man is facing a felony charge after allegedly breaking into a ..
  • PA: Butt Naked Burglar Surrenders After 2-Hour SWAT Standoff …
    63.30.21 – Daily Voice – A two-hour standoff ended with a home intruder in custody — completely naked, authorities in West Whiteland Township said.Officers …
  • PA: Home security alarm helps capture man who broke into Exton …
    7.1.21 – Daily Local – West Whiteland Police said the alarm was activated at 4:30 a.m. after someone broke a window and entered the home. The West Chester Regional Response Team responded to the scene. After nearly two hours, a man, later identified as Bryan R. Smith, 36, exited the house and was taken into custody without incident.
  • TN: Police: $25,000 worth of merchandise stolen from AT&T store …
    7.2.21 – (WZTV) – Police in Spring Hill are investigating a burglary at an AT&T store early Friday morning where $25,000 worth of merchandise was stolen. Officers responded to an alarm call around 2:15 a.m. Friday at the AT&T store on Main Street. When they arrived, the glass from the front door of the store was shattered.
  • WI: Madison police looking for man who stole money from Henry …
    6.30.21 – (WMTV) – Madison police are looking for a man who smashed Henry Vilas Zoo’s donation box over the weekend, stealing the money that helps them stay free to all. The man entered the zoo’s gift shop around 11:30 p.m Saturday night, setting an alarm off.
  • WI: The suspect involved in several Oconomowoc robberies has …
    7.1.21 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – The suspect involved in several Oconomowoc robberies has been caught, a city official says. … According to a news release from Police Chief James Pfister on Tuesday, police were dispatched just before 1 p.m. to the 200 block of West Second Street for a possible armed robbery.

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NESA is a federation of state associations established to serve and promote the electronic systems industry at the direction of, and through its affiliated state associations. Seven state associations are part of NESA – Arkansas Security Alarm Association (ASAA), Kansas Electronic Security Association (KESA), Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association (LLSSA), Maryland Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (MDBFAA), Mississippi Security Association (MSA), Oklahoma Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (OKBFAA) and Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (TBFAA).  For more info visit www.nesaus.org.

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 – Steven Brekel
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – Kelly Ryan
  • Associate Director – Brian Villari
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Alberto Hook
  • 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
  • Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Alternate –  Vacant
  • False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate –  Kerri McDonald