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Alarm Detection Systems reaches 50th anniversary

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08/29/2018

AURORA, Ill.—50 years ago, Bob Bonifas got started in the security industry with a Dictograph Security Systems franchise here, with the name Alarm Detection Systems.

Alarm Detection Systems expands outside of Midwest

Safe Systems purchase brings second monitoring center and 10,000 accounts
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09/02/2015

AURORA, Ill.—In its biggest acquisition in 47 years, Alarm Detection Systems has acquired Safe Systems, a residential and commercial security business in Louisville, Colo.

Monitoring companies called to action at NFPA meeting

Code’s language could create a ‘monopoly,’ shut out professional monitoring companies
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06/15/2015

CHICAGO—Alarm monitoring organizations, including CSAA and IESA, are rallying the industry to vote on two motions at the NFPA’s annual meeting, scheduled to take place June 25.

Monitoring companies called to action on NFPA vote

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The alarm monitoring industry is taking notice of the NFPA. There are two motions, proposed for vote at NFPA’s meeting this year that could have a serious impact on the industry. This pair of motions directly refers to the NFPA 72 Nation Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.

How I Use My System: John Spooner

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03/23/2015

John Spooner, executive VP for Alarm Detection Systems, based in Aurora, Ill., has been in the industry for 28 years. Spooner rose from service technician, to installation manager, service manager then to EVP of operations. Four years ago Spooner was appointed to his current role. In February, he talked with Security Systems News about the system he has at home.

ADS creates six executive positions

Growth leads to expansion in the central station
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02/13/2015

AURORA, Ill.—Alarm Detection Systems, based here, is seeking to strengthen its executive team by promoting six people to new roles.

New positions at ADS, Rapid Response

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Updated Feb. 13, 2015

Alarm Detection Systems, based in Aurora, Ill., sought to strengthen its executive team by promoting six people to new roles. And today, as I write this, Rapid Response is looking to fill 70 or more positions for its headquarters in Syracuse N.Y.

ASG buys in Louisiana, Florida

Optimism abounds at ASG after auspicious Q1
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04/23/2014

BELTSVILLE, Md.—Bolstering its platforms in Louisiana and Florida, super-regional security company ASG on April 22 announced two acquisitions: Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) of Houma, La., and Amsafe Security Systems, based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Fire monitoring in Illinois trending in industry’s favor

Still, some communities won’t bow to federal court decision saying public fire districts can’t be in alarm monitoring business
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02/12/2014

DES PLAINES, Ill.—The Lemont Fire Protection District is ending its fire alarm monitoring program, citing a recent federal appeals court decision saying public entities can’t monopolize such monitoring.

ADS buys in Wisconsin

Deal brings $15k in RMR
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01/10/2014

AURORA, Ill.—With its acquisition of Apex Alarm Systems, Alarm Detection Systems deepened its presence in the southeastern corner of Wisconsin, while bolstering the services available to Apex’s customers.

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