Public Safety Updates
- GA: Richmond County Sheriff’s Office no longer responding …
8.16.22 – Augusta, Ga – WJBF – Beginning August 16, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is implementing a new procedure called Verified Response.
- OH: Local bank charged with too many false alarms
8.18.22 -WKBN – The Grove City Police Department in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, has filed a charge against PNC Bank.
- Municipalities around US work to attract dispatchers
8.15.22 – WDIV-TV – Detroit – The Macomb County, Mich., Sheriff’s Office is holding a dispatcher recruitment event on Aug. 25, at which dispatchers will describe what their everyday work is like. Elsewhere, officials in Boone County, Mo., are considering salary increases to recruit more dispatchers, along with attending job fairs and advertising on various forms of media, while Gallatin County, Mont., is looking for dispatchers to help handle a 20% increase in call volume in the past four years.
- It’s not just police officers. 911 dispatchers are also in short supply
8.9.22 – KUOW-FM – Earlier this summer, the Washington State Patrol did something it’s never done before: close one of its eight regional communication centers used to answer 911 calls and dispatch troopers and other first responders to emergencies. The center, located in Wenatchee, had been plagued for years by understaffing and the situation showed no sign of improvement.
- Current Resimercial Technology Trends
8.18.22 – CEPro – Our Deep Dive Study shows a decline in number of resimercial technology installations and flat revenues expected for remainder of the year.
- Don’t Be Afraid to Fire Your Customers (Part 1)
8.19.22 – SSI – Could you invest your time with better clients that truly value a hard-working, trusted resource who has their back when no one is watching? Paul Boucherle explains why this tough decision sometimes needs to be made.
- Big Idea of the Month: Plan for Tomorrow by Being Heavily Involved in the Industry Today
8.17.22 – SSI – Ron Davis talks to Becklar CEO Steve Richards about the importance of new technologies and being involved in the security industry.
- Comprehending Central Station as a Service: A Guide to Success
8.15.22 – SSI – Emerging hybrid and hosted central station services are bringing valuable options to the forefront for security dealers. Find out how and why CSaaS is changing the monitoring landscape.
- It’s finally time to start implementing CMMC
8.17.22 – SIW – What contractors need to consider as they move towards certification. The defense contracting community has been talking about the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) for two years now with little being done around auditing and enforcement.
- AL: Burglary at Pike Drugs Pharmacy
8.17.22 – Dothan, Ala. (WTVY) – Brundidge Police is currently investigating an early morning burglary of a pharmacy. Just after 4:30 a.m. on August 12 …
- AR: Man who got life for robbing Gassville bank and taking …
8.16.22 – KTLO – It was found the pistol Bauer was carrying was a toy. Bauer has spent a great deal of his time in prison trying to have his charges dismissed.
- CA: 11 businesses including 2 schools burglarized and …
8.15.22 – KRDO – A woman was arrested after 11 businesses including two schools were burglarized and vandalized overnight in Colorado Springs. Sunday, …
- CA: Chico detectives arrest man for breaking into local burger joint …
8.19.22 – Chico, Calif. – A Chico man was caught on camera burglarizing a local burger restaurant in late July. Through their investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect they called the “hamburglar,” and arrest him this week.
- CA: Petaluma man arrested for business burglary
8.21.22 – KRON -(BCN) – A 36-year-old Petaluma man was arrested late Friday night for burglary after he was found inside closed business on Petaluma Boulevard …
- CA: Residential burglar alarm leads to Santa Rosa bust for 5+ …
8.17.22 – CBS San Francisco – The search uncovered a plastic storage container containing three pounds of a substance suspected to be cocaine along with an additional …
- CA: Would-be burglars scared off by security alarm at West …
8.15.22 – KTLA – A homeowner in West Hollywood avoided a break-in last month after a pair of would-be burglars were foiled by the home’s security camera and …
- CO: Sheriff seeks marijuana dispensary burglars
8.16.22 – Montross Press – A representative at Rocky Mountain High Montrose agreed, praising law enforcement response. She said the quick response to this and a few …
- CO: Woman arrested after allegedly vandalizing 2 schools in …
8.16.22 – KKTV – Colorado Springs Police say Lila Gruss is facing charges after reportedly vandalizing and burglarizing multiple locations across Colorado …
- CT: Police: Plainfield man broke into, stole from Moosup pizzeria
8.17.22 – CT Post – Plainfield – A local man was charged Wednesday evening with breaking into and stealing from a Moosup pizza restaurant last year, according to the Plainfield Police Department. Michael Moon, 51, was charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and third-degree larceny.
- GA: Burglars take 60 seconds to haul off $2600 in store loot
8.17.22 – The Citizen – Thieves in Fayetteville during an Aug. 14 business burglary were in the store for only 60 seconds but made off with $2,600 in cigarettes, …
- IL: Seven male juveniles arrested for breaking-into and …
8.16.22 – WGIL – Seven juveniles were arrested Saturday night after getting caught trespassing and vandalizing Churchill Jr. High School. Back on August 6th, …
- IN: Bank Robber Caught With His Pockets Full – Evansville, IN
8.19.22 – WIKY – Staser was arrested on robbery and intimidation charges and booked in the Vanderburgh County Jail.
- IN: Police: Man accused of robbing Evansville bank tried to change clothes at nearby Target
8.18.22 – Evansville − A man suspected of robbing the Old National Bank branch at 3888 N. First Ave. about 12:40 p.m. Thursday apparently tried to throw officers off his track by buying new clothes at a nearby Target store, according to police.
- KY: BG Police respond to panic alarm set off by Door Dash driver
8.17.22 – BG Independent News – The driver, who responded after sternum rubs, was very disoriented when he regained consciousness. According to the police report, the 63-year- …
- KY: Police looking for suspects who broke into Nancy Pharmacy
8.19.22 – Nancy, Ky. (WTVQ) – Pulaski County sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s assistance in solving a break-in at Nancy Pharmacy.
- LA: Car crashes into Family Dollar store on Plank Road
8.18.22 – (WAFB) – A car crashed into a Family Dollar store early Thursday morning. No one was found in the immediate area, police say. A spokesman with the Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed authorities responded to a reported business alarm around 4 a.m.
- MD: Police Seeking Identify of Suspect Involved with Burglary of …
8.16.22 – Smnewsnet.com – On Monday, August 15, 2022 at 3:16 a.m., the suspect broke into the Mechanicsville Bank of America ATM in an attempt to steal cash.
- MD: Suspect Sought in Marathon Gas Station Burglary
8.18.22 – Source of the Spring— Takoma Park | Takoma Park Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a burglary of the Marathon gas station on New …
- NJ: Possible Intruder At Bridgewater Home Investigated
8.17.22 – Patch – Possible Intruder At Bridgewater Home Investigated – Bridgewater, NJ – A homeowner’s alarm went off just before 2 a.m. on …
- OH: Pair use truck, chain to rip out ATM at Huber Heights bank
8.19.22 – Dayton Daily News Officers responded to an alarm just before 4:30 a.m. at the bank after the bank’s monitoring system reported tampering and surveillance cameras recorded two males putting a chain around the standalone ATM, said Lt. Brian Carr of the Huber Heights Police Division.
- ON: Break and Enter at business in Stirling-Rawdon Township
8.16.22 – Quinte News – Quinte West OPP are investigating a break and enter at a business in Stirling-Rawdon Township and are asking for the public’s assistance.
- ON: Break and enter at local golf course
8.19.22 – iHeartRadio – Dan Crosby, owner of Coachwood Golf & Country Club in Amherstburg says his course was broken into overnight.
- TN: VIDEO: Burglars get away with $50,000 in cognac
8.19.22 – WREG – A northeast Memphis liquor store owner says he was hit twice in one month by burglars who were after his most expensive products.
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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 – Steven Brekel
- Texas Burglar & Fire Alarm Assn. Director – John Helweg
- Associate Director – Brian Villari
- False Alarm Reduction Association Director – Kerri McDonald
- Executive Director – Brad Shipp
- Louisiana Life Safety & Security Association Alternate – Amy Fuselier
- 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 – Kelly Ryan
- False Alarm Reduction Association Alternate – Alicia Vela