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How FARA Members are Impacted By COVID 19

How FARA Members are Impacted By COVID 19

As a service to our members, FARA and the Training/Communications Committee would like to provide a weekly update ...
FARA 2020 Annual International Training Symposium is Cancelled

FARA 2020 Annual International Training Symposium is Cancelled

The FARA Board of Directors and Symposium Committee decided on a joint call held on March 12 that the issues caused
Cartersville GA abandons security alarm registration ordinance. …

Cartersville GA abandons security alarm registration ordinance. …

Had the ordinance taken effect, residents would've been fined $50 for failing to register their alarm systems, with a $100 fine assessed each time personnel responded to an unregistered alarm.
Sheriff’s office hopes changes will cut down on false alarm responses

Sheriff’s office hopes changes will cut down on false alarm responses

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office wants to change its alarm ordinance, requiring that the alarm activation be verified before law enforcement is dispatched, and institute fines for alarm companies that end up dispatching deputies to false alarms.
Denver police officer blocks handicap spot at disability …

Denver police officer blocks handicap spot at disability …

A Denver police officer parked a marked patrol vehicle partially in a handicap spot at the headquarters for the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition last month, blocking access to a van driven by the coalition's legal director, who uses a wheelchair.
Alarm system and ordinance updates

Alarm system and ordinance updates

He said that the proposed ordinance, which Councilor Jean-Marie Caterina said the ordinance committee had vetted on Jan. 23, would combine the two alarm ordinances and provides the necessary language to accommodate for the new system. ... He added that this cost is less expensive than other third-party monitoring systems.
Use of resources: Police responding to thousands of alarm calls that turn out to be false

Use of resources: Police responding to thousands of alarm calls that turn out to be false

GSPS reviewing false alarm response system after review shows 97% ...Use of resources: Police responding to thousands of alarm calls that turn out to be false
How Do You Educate Your Alarm Users?

How Do You Educate Your Alarm Users?

The FARA Symposium Committee needs your help! We would like to know how you educate your alarm users. Do you ...

FARA Industry News

COVID-19 – Financial Help Available

COVID-19 – Financial Help Available

By Brad Shipp- NESA Several articles were published this week on the new legislation. (See Below for links to ...
Update – DHS – CISA Specifies Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

Update – DHS – CISA Specifies Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

UPDATED DHS GUIDANCE ON THE ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE WORKFORCE DIRECTLY REFERS TO ELECTRONIC SECURITY AND LIFE SAFETY SECURITY PERSONNEL)
Coping with Covid-19

Coping with Covid-19

by Brad Shipp NESA Lots of articles this week with valuable advice. Dealing with Work Restriction ...
3.30.20 NESA Monitor

3.30.20 NESA Monitor

Business Tips General Information Should Dealers Be Liable for Own Negligence? 3.23.20 - SSI - A properly ...

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