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Confusion Costs Fort Worth Couple Thousands Of Dollars In False Alarm Fees

Confusion Costs Fort Worth Couple Thousands Of Dollars In False Alarm Fees

Confusion cost a Fort Worth couple thousands of dollars in false alarm fees, but the Ones For Justice found it wasn't entirely ...
Landlord Shocked To Find He Was Charged For Police Responses To …

Landlord Shocked To Find He Was Charged For Police Responses To …

Accidentally setting off your home alarms seems like no big deal, but it could cost thousands of dollars like it did for one landlord in Matteson ...
2019 Legislation – Industry Windfall or Pratfall?

2019 Legislation – Industry Windfall or Pratfall?

FARA opposes legislation that limits local government options to reduce false alarms and properly respond to alarms.....These may seem like wins for alarm companies, but they create several problems for public safety that may lead to less favorable things for alarm companies.
FARA 2019 Symposium Edition

FARA 2019 Symposium Edition

The 22nd Annual International Training Symposium wrapped up on Thursday May 9th with close to 60 ...

FARA Industry News

SIA releases ANSI-approved false alarm reduction standard

SIA releases ANSI-approved false alarm reduction standard

The Security Industry Association (SIA) on Monday announced that it has released a new standard aimed at reducing false alarms. Approved by the American ...
180000 smoke alarms recalled because they may not work

180000 smoke alarms recalled because they may not work

The recall, issued Wednesday, is specifically for 10-year battery-operated ionization smoke and fire alarms with model numbers MI3050S and MI3050SB and ...
5-Year Study of Verified Alarms in New England Shows Fire Is Biggest Threat to Properties

5-Year Study of Verified Alarms in New England Shows Fire Is Biggest Threat to Properties

The study was completed by American Alarm and Communications by analyzing data collected at the company’s monitoring center from 2014 to 2018.
7-15-19 NESA Monitor

7-15-19 NESA Monitor

IL: Landlord Shocked To Find He Was Charged For Police Responses To ... - SIA releases ANSI-approved false alarm reduction standard - 5-Year Study of Verified Alarms in New England Shows Fire Is Biggest Threat to Properties - 180000 smoke alarms recalled because they may not work

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