Public Safety Updates
- NY: Delaware supervisors table false alarm law –
8.24.22 – Yahoo Finance – The law said penalties for the first three false alarms would be $50 each, then the penalty fee would increase to $200 for the fourth and …
- Pair of Texas ECCs Implement TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol
8.26.22 – SSI Staff – The addition of Fort Worth and the Irving, Texas brings the total number of public safety communications centers implementing the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol to 113.
- Back to school, with panic buttons: The post-Uvalde …
8.22.22 – CNBC – The technology features wearable panic buttons or mobile phone apps that enables teachers to notify each other and police in the event of an …
- NH man arrested after allegedly placing hidden camera in …
8.27.22 – WMUR – A New Hampshire man has been arrested after he allegedly placed a hidden camera inside a public family bathroom in Florida.The Sanibel Police Department in Florida said the device was discovered inside a fake fire alarm in late July.
- Texas high school football games alter stadium security plans after Uvalde tragedy
8.24.22 – SIW – Dallas-area school leaders feel that the terrifying threat of gun violence is closer than ever to their districts
- How Consumer Technology is Affecting our Lives and the Future of Collaboration
8.25.22 – CI – Consumer technology holds a lot of promise and opportunities for workplace collaboration, but we must be careful not to get over our skis.
- Security Industry’s Top Installers on How They’re Addressing Their Biggest Challenges
8.26.22 – SSI – Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine asks a trio of SSI’s 2022 Installer of the Year finalists to share their top challenges and how they are addressing them.
- The future of workplace safety
8.26.22 – SIW – How to combat critical risk with integrated mass notification systems
- Avoiding Problems with Battery-Powered Tools
8.5.22 – EC&M – Battery-powered tools reduce cord management dramatically, but still present other safety issues. © Christopher Elwell | Dreamstime.com
- What to Consider When Providing Technical Support for a Conference
8.25.22 – CI – For integrators branching into live events, here are 5 key technology areas to address.
Fire & Life Safety News
- VA: Working smoke alarms credited for saving Harrisonburg family
8.25.22 – (WHSV) – Harrisonburg’s fire chief said working smoke alarms saved the lives of a city family after a fire at their home on Saturday. On the morning of August 20, city firefighters responded to the 1400 block of Country Club Court where they found smoke showing from the second and third-floor windows.
- CO: Wheat Ridge police search for 3 robbery suspects
8.22.22 – CBS News – Wheat Ridge police are asking for help to identify 3 armed robbery suspects. They targeted the Circle K.
- GA: Smash-and-grabbers nab wrong ATM
8.24.22 – Jones County News – Smash and grab burglaries can cover a range of crimes, one of the larger of which is driving through the wall of a building.
- KY: Police searching for suspect following early morning shooting
8.24.22 – Jackson, Ky. (WYMT) – An early morning fire alarm call turned into a crime scene for first responders in one Eastern Kentucky county.
- MI: Bank robber caught inside porta potty pleads guilty
8.22.22 – Press & Guide – Charles Woolery, 52 of Inkster, was arrested March 2 for robbing Dearborn Federal Savings Bank, plead guilty to the crime this week.
- MO: Phones stolen from T-Mobile
8.24.22 – Leader Paper – Eureka Police are investigating the theft of 15 phones from the T-Mobile store. The culprit shattered the glass …
- NC: Suspects try to cut through safe during break-in, Goldsboro …
8.22.22 – ABC11 – Goldsboro police officers are looking for people who broke into a business and tried to cut through a safe with a power saw.
- NH: Dunbarton, NH police looking for burglary suspects
8.25.22 – WMUR – Dunbarton, N.H. – Investigators said two people disabled the alarm, broke in with pry bars, then got to the ATM using a torch and the pry bars to crack it open. The suspects also stole many tobacco products. Anyone with information is asked to call Dunbarton police.
- NJ: Resident Scares Away Burglars With Security Alarm In Holmdel
8.25.22 – Patch – Suspects in a black BMW SUV broke into a Palmetto Court garage Thursday but fled to the Garden State Parkway after an alarm was activated.
- OH: Ohio man sentenced to federal prison in $4.7M Brookfield ..
8.22.22 – TMJ$ – An Ohio man was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison in connection to a $4.7 million jewelry heist in Brookfield.
- SD: Police report multiple ATM burglaries in Brookings County
8.23.22 -Dakota News Now – According to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect(s) took cash.
- SD: Sioux Falls bank robber almost got away with over $100,000
8.27.22 – KELO – The man accused of robbing a bank in Sioux Falls Tuesday made his first court appearance Wednesday on a long list of charges.
- VT: Police looking for man who broke into Springfield McDonald’s
8.25.22 – NBC5 – An investigation revealed that the burglar forced their way in and stole several items. Surveillance footage showed a single male inside the …
- WA: Oak Harbor police arrest three 14-year-olds during pot shop …
8.24.22 – KIRO – At about 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 16, an officer responded to an alarm at the Green Room, in the 1600 block of Northeast Goldie Street. When an officer …
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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