Public Safety Updates
- 911 system not working in New Orleans, St. Charles; Jefferson Parish system is working (LA)
8.30.21 – ECC – The 911 system is not working in New Orleans and St. Charles Parish in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, officials said Monday morning.
- CTSI to Acquire Fire/Life-Safety Leader AFA Protective Systems
9.3.21 – SSI – AFA services more than 28,000 customers throughout the East Coast via 17 branch locations with national account coverage throughout the U.S.
State & National News
- AT&T: Delay in 3G sunset would ruin 5G rollout
8.31.21 – FierceWireless – The alarm industry has suggested that AT&T delay its 3G network shutdown to the same timeline Verizon has given: December 2022, but ATT said if it were forced to delay the 3G sunset, it would impair AT&T’s 5G rollout and degrade network performance “to the detriment of tens of millions of American consumers.”
- Forensic marking technology captures evidence in local jewelry store heist.
9.1.21 – WWLP – ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A synthetic forensic technology captured evidence in a local jewelry store heist in Albany. The system at Truman Jewelers is the first case in Northeastern to utilize SelectaDNA.
- Survey: Customers’ Technology Needs & Budgets are Increasing Post Pandemic
9.1.21 – CI – Research by NSCA and CI’s sister brand MyTechDecisions, reveals how customers’ demands are evolving post pandemic and what integrators should do to become better partners.
- The Benefits of Utilizing SMS Texting and 2-Way Chat With Customers
9.3.21 – SSI – The transition to immediate communication has evolved beyond a luxury or novelty and into what most people consider a minimum requirement.
- CISA Adds Single-Factor Authentication to List of Bad Practices
9.1.21 – SSI – Alyssa Borelli – The U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Agency deems single-factor authentication “especially egregious in technologies accessible from the Internet.”
- Struggling with Remote Work, Collaboration Tech
9.3.21 – CEPro – Despite having nearly two years of work from home experience, many employees are struggling with remote work technology.
- Executives Speak: Supply Chain Issues
9.3.21 SIW – Publicly traded manufacturers and distributors disclose problems, successes as part of third-quarter ..
- Why work from home is not here to stay
8.30.31 – SIW – Managers are now dealing with stifled creativity among employees and dying corporate cultures. Working from home may be fine for some people who …
- CO: Pueblo Police: man arrested after breaking into auto store
8.31.21 – KRDO – The Pueblo Police Department arrested a man accused of breaking into an auto store. Tuesday, officers responded to Advance Auto Parts …
- FL: Jacksonville police seek info about man who broke into bank
8.31.21 – Anniston Star – The Jacksonville Police Department is seeking information about a suspect caught on surveillance camera entering the Wells Fargo Bank in …
- KS: Topeka Sheriff’s officers looking for pair involved in ATM theft
9.2.21 – Topeka (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to find two men authorities believe are involved in the theft of an ATM at …
- MO: Joplin tanning parlor burglarized
9.2.21 – Joplin Globe – Joplin police responded at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday to a burglary alarm at Tropical Tan and found the business had been broken into and ransacked.
- NH: False Alarm At Concord Store Leads To DWI, Stalking Arrest
9.2.21 – Patch – False Alarm At Concord Store Leads To DWI, Stalking Arrests: Log – Concord, NH – A struggle on Penacook Street leads to 2 arrests; …
- OH: Suspect arrested in rash of Lorain County burglaries
9.2.21 – FOX8 – Sheriff’s office praises residents for sharing video
- OK: Tulsa police investigate early morning ATM theft at midtown …
9.3.21 – KJRH – Tulsa police are investigating after cash was stolen from a Chase Bank ATM early Friday morning.
- TX: Deceased Man Identified In Alleged Burglary In Porter: Police
9.3.21 – Patch – Deceased Man Identified In Alleged Burglary In Porter: Police – Conroe-Montgomery County, TX – A Porter homeowner foiled an alleged burglary …
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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