HAMDEN, Conn.—Firefighters are patrolling the stacks of Miller Memorial Library because alarms were installed incorrectly and the system does not work, according to a Nov. 19 local television news report.
CARLSBAD, Calif.—Linear has promoted 15-year company veteran Kevin Ward to product line manager for garage door openers, gate openers and telephone entry systems, the company announced Nov. 20.
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—COPS Monitoring, a nationwide provider of alarm monitoring services, has finished a tour of dealer meetings at its six central stations, the company announced Nov. 19.
ATLANTA—Through a network of more than 600 fire, safety and security companies, BuildingReports has conducted more than 1.6 million safety inspections, the company announced Nov. 19.
ATLANTA—Ackerman Security Systems received the Medal of Valor Award at Honeywell’s Connect 2013 annual meeting, the company announced Nov. 14.
PRINCETON, N.J.—Tyco International has approached private equity firms in a bid to sell Caps Co., its Korean security business, news reports say.
DALLAS—Monitronics has been named one of the top 100 places to work in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for the third consecutive year, the company announced Nov. 12.
PITTSBURGH—Jeffrey Bates has joined Vector Security as chief operating officer, the company announced Nov. 12.
LONDON—Production of security products, at factory gate prices, was worth $23.4 billion this year, according to a new report from Memoori.
OMAHA, Neb.—Signal 88 Security has opened its first Alabama franchise in Mobile, Ala.
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