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Public Safety Updates

  • CA: Tehama County sheriff’s staff shortage letter causes major stir …
    9.2.20 – Corning Observer – A letter sent by Tehama County Sheriff Dave Hencratt to “friends and supporters” concerning “notification of a significant change to services provided” to the community due to staffing shortages at the sheriff’s department, was the catalyst to the county’s administration recommending the sheriff meet with them to …
  • GA: City council gives preliminary approval to tax cut …
    9.2.20 – Moultrie, Observer – Moultrie, Ga. – City council approved all other items on the consent agenda Tuesday night, including a first and second reading of an ordinance to amend the false alarm and alarm system ordinance for the city.

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  • AR: Deputy nabs naked burglar, sheriff says
    9.3.20- Baxter Bulletin – A Jordan area business owner saw more than he bargained for when he responded to an alarm at his business early Thursday morning, according to a news release from Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery.
  • CA: Celsius Ice Cream robbed over the weekend
    8.31.20 – Milpitas Beat – Celsius Ice Cream was robbed over the weekend, early on Saturday morning, following an event hosted by the …
  • CA:Vandals Strike San Bruno City Hall And School; 2 Arrested …
    9.5.20 – San Bruno (CBS SF) – Two San Bruno residents were arrested and face felony charges for allegedly vandalizing City Hall and a school late Wednesday night. … Both suspects were booked into San Mateo County Jail for charges related to felony vandalism, conspiracy and committing a felony while on bail.
  • CT: Fairfield police arrested alleged serial burglar –
    9.1.20 – Fairfield Citizen – Fairfield — Police have charged a Bridgeport man for allegedly committing a burglary spree in 2019. Fairfield police Lt. Antonio Granata said Daniel Abraham was charged with three counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of third-degree larceny and one count of fourth-degree larceny.22 hours ago
  • IN: Two Arrests for Burglary at Blue Mound Tavern – Effingham’s …
    8.4.20 – 97.9-XFM – Two Metro East residents have been arrested following an overnight burglary at Blue Mound Tavern west of Altamont. 49-year-old Craig E. Summers of Belleville and 39-year-old Shaun A. Myers of Caseyville were taken into custody just before 2am Friday by Effingham County sheriff’s deputies.
  • IN: Shelbyville police seek suspect after bank robbed by man …
    8.31.20 – Fox 59 – Shelbyville, Ind. … According to police, a weapon was not displayed, no one was harmed during the incident and SPD does not believe the public is in danger at this time.
  • LA: VIDEO: Woman ambushed by masked man while leaving …
    8.31.20 – WBRZ – Baker – Police are looking for a masked man who approached a woman while she was leaving her house and threatened her with a gun. 
  • NE: LPD responds to burglary at downtown antique store
    8.4.20 – KOLN – Early Friday morning, officers responded to an alarm in downtown Lincoln at Timeless Treasures.
  • ON: Break in suspect nabbed at scene after OPP respond to Hwy …
    9.1.20 – www.mykawartha.com –  Just before 2 a.m. on Sept. 1, 2020 OPP officers responded to an alarm call at a business located on Highway 7A. Upon arrival the officers noted that a window …
  • PA: Selinsgrove State Police cites Old Navy store in Monroe …
    9.1.20 – Selinsgrove, Pa. — Selinsgrove State Police responded to an alarm at the Old Navy store , Snyder County in the early morning hours of September 1, making it the sixth time they’ve responded to a false alarm. The report said the alarm went off at 3:15 a.m.
  • TX: Corpus Christi Police celebrates boy’s birthday after close call …
    9.3.20 – KHOU – Corpus Christi Police make surprise birthday visit to boy nearly hit by bullet in his home. A Corpus Christi family is thankful their 7-year-old son was unharmed after a bullet pierced through their home two weeks ago.

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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 – 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