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Live camera feeds at Flagler sheriff’s office catch criminals, deliver help

Live camera feeds at Flagler sheriff’s office catch criminals, deliver help

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office now has access to hundreds of cameras around the county, all feeding live into the new Real Time Crime Center at the sheriff’s office headquarters. Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Services Division Chief Paul Bovino said the video feeds come from schools, intersections, beaches, parks, license plate readers, doorbell cameras and even home and business surveillance systems.
Local dispatch center using new technology that lets 911 callers live stream from scene

Local dispatch center using new technology that lets 911 callers live stream from scene

Using technology that most everyone already has, regional dispatchers hope to give first responders the ability to see what they will encounter even before they arrive at the scene of an emergency.
Three Webinars Now Available Online

Three Webinars Now Available Online

Join Together to Tackle False Alarms,, Answering Tough Questions and the Are You Certifiable? webinars were recorded and are available for free on the FARA training website.

FARA Industry News

Inside the Mind of a Burglar: UNC Study Shares Valuable Info for Home, Work.

Inside the Mind of a Burglar: UNC Study Shares Valuable Info for Home, Work.

A 2012 Study by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is making fresh rounds on some gun influencers’ social media.
Ring Announces Indoor Drone, Car Security Products

Ring Announces Indoor Drone, Car Security Products

At Amazon event, Ring introduced the Always Home Cam drone for flying indoor footage, plus new car alarm and camera; latest Echo devices shown as well.
More U.S. Consumers Feel ‘Safe Enough’ With Pro Monitored Smart Home Gear

More U.S. Consumers Feel ‘Safe Enough’ With Pro Monitored Smart Home Gear

In a recent survey of U.S. broadband households, Parks Associates found that a larger percentage of consumers (60%) feel “safe enough” with only a professionally monitored home security system, versus 55% expressing they feel “safe enough” with only a self-monitored home security system.
9-28-20 NESA Monitor

9-28-20 NESA Monitor

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