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Texas town’s entire police department placed under coronavirus quarantine, report says

Texas town’s entire police department placed under coronavirus quarantine, report says

All 12 officers in a small Texas town's police department went into self-quarantine after one member tested positive for the coronavirus this ...
Meriden dispatchers union sounds alarm about understaffing ‘crisis’

Meriden dispatchers union sounds alarm about understaffing ‘crisis’

The city's emergency dispatchers union is voicing concerns about “chronic understaffing” at Meriden's dispatch center, which it says has required dispatchers to work “72- to 88-hour workweeks with no breaks or time off for rest.” ... “Short staffing puts dispatchers and the community we serve at risk.
Crime and the coronavirus

Crime and the coronavirus

Crime Prevention Specialist Martha Gonzalez(Maureen Robertson) 6.24.20 - San Diego Union-Tribune - Across ...
FARA Election Update

FARA Election Update

Elections will be Held In 2020   Since we only received a single candidate for the open seats the following ...

FARA Industry News

Why Burglary Has Declined in the U.S.

Why Burglary Has Declined in the U.S.

Better Alarms and Less Cash at Home Bring Hard Times for Burglars. In the internet age, there are easier ways for crooks to make money.
Watch out for security companies promising to upgrade your home alarm system

Watch out for security companies promising to upgrade your home alarm system

If you get an unexpected guest at your door claiming they are with your alarm company to upgrade your system, you need to be on guard. Eighty-three-year-old Raleigh homeowner Irene Jones was caught off guard by the scam, which left her with two alarm systems and several thousands of dollars in bills.
SIA Adopts New Ethics Principles for All Members

SIA Adopts New Ethics Principles for All Members

Any organization that qualifies for membership in SIA must affirm that they have read and understand the nine principles.
7.6.20 NESA Monitor

7.6.20 NESA Monitor

Public Safety Updates CT: Meriden dispatchers union sounds alarm about understaffing ...6.30.20 - My Record ...

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