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Danville seeks to change false alarm ordinance

SSN Staff  - 
08/22/2011

DANVILLE, Calif.—An Aug. 10 story from the Contra Costa Times reports the town council here is reviewing proposals on charging for false alarms.

Byram charging for false alarms

SSN Staff  - 
08/22/2011

BYRAM, Miss.—An Aug. 12 story from ABC affiliate WAPT reports police officials here are going to impose fines for property owners for false alarms.

Foster City false alarms will be costly

SSN Staff  - 
08/22/2011

FOSTER CITY, Calif.—An Aug. 16 story from the Foster City Patch reports changes in Foster City’s false alarm ordinance have been enacted as a means of recouping costs involved for responders.

Ogle County introduces false alarm ordinance

SSN Staff  - 
08/22/2011

OGLE COUNTY, Ore.—The Ogle County Sheriff's department on Aug. 16 presented the county board with a new ordinance for consideration, which will establish a false alarm ordinance.

In Irwin, a false alarm could cost residents

SSN Staff  - 
07/25/2011

IRWIN, Pa.—A July 21 story from the Norwin Star reports that false alarms could become costly for Irwin home and business owners.

False alarm rule in Steamboat nets results

Officials see drop in erroneous calls
SSN Staff  - 
07/05/2011

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.—A July 3 story from SteamBoatToday.com reports that consistent enforcement of the town's year old false alarm ordinance has had positive results. Since the law has come into effect, the city’s fire engines have had to make less unnecessary trips through the city’s streets.

Lima, Ohio police launch public education campaign to reduce false alarms

SSN Staff  - 
07/05/2011

LIMA, Ohio—A June 30 story from The Lima News reports local police are waging an educational campaign on false alarms. In 2010, Lima Police used 650 hours responding to false alarms from security systems.

Arizona law charging for excessive false alarms takes effect Friday

SSN Staff  - 
07/05/2011

PRESCOTT, Az.—A June 29 story from The Daily Courier reports Prescott police officers began enforcing a new alarm law on July 1 that charges alarm users for the third false alarm in a year.

Corpus Christi Police stepping up alarm permit enforcement

SSN Staff  - 
06/20/2011

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—A June 17 story from the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports that the CCPD say they are stepping up enforcement for annual alarm permits, with alarm owners facing fines if found without one.

Rewriting false alarm ordinance in Albemarle County

SSN Staff  - 
06/20/2011

ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va.—A June 15 story from NBC 29 reports Albemarle County wants to clamp down on homes and businesses with malfunctioning alarm systems. The county's police and fire departments are digging into the existing false alarm ordinance and looking at ways to put more bite behind it.

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