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Guard, electronic security go hand-in-hand at Vector

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11/01/2004

PITTSBURGH- Vector Security has significantly increased its guard business thanks to its recent purchase of Firm Security, a guard and electronic security provider with offices here and in Philadelphia.

The acquisition is a strategic move for Vector Security in the guard market since it enables it to double its guard base to 400 and add guard service for a new area.

ADT loads up video services

Officials expect video to be a source of growth
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11/01/2004

BOCA RATON, Fla.—To better serve its commercial customers, ADT Security Services has rolled out a suite of managed services to offer video alarm verification, remote guard tour and video auditing.

RadioShack exits security, outsources work

The retailer plans to contract with a systems integrator for internal security projects
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11/01/2004

FORT WORTH, Texas- RadioShack is currently in negotiations to outsource security for its 5,100 company-owned stores, a decision that will result in the closing of its Tandy Security Systems and TanSeco Systems installation subsidiaries.

RadioShack has operated an in-house security division for more than 25 years, according to Charles Hodges, spokesperson for RadioShack.

Security business gets a boost

Per Mar picks up the Midwest operations of big Georgia-based firm
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10/01/2004

DAVENPORT, Iowa - One of Per Mar Security Services’ strongest revenue generating divisions continues to get stronger, thanks to its recent acquisition of the Wisconsin and Michigan guard operations of Norred & Associates.

The early August acquisition included approximately 20 clients, which require an average of 168 hours of guard service a week, and a workforce of 60 people.

Guard service, electronic security apps to go hand-in-hand for Secure Solutions

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10/01/2004

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Secure Solutions has begun building its security business, buying a guard company that will serve as a platform for future growth.

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Building services firm buys guard company
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10/01/2004

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

Gate systems open door to growth for integrator

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10/01/2004

SEVERNA PARK, Md. - By installing security gates, systems integrator Affiliated Services Inc.

Briefs

SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2004

Securitas, Wackenhut awarded airport contracts

HONOLULU - Securitas Security Services and Wackenhut Corp. have won security contracts for the state’s airports, with Securitas beating out two current security contractors for its jobs.

Despite its efforts, NSI files Chapter 7

The company’s attempt at a turnaround after filing Chapter 11 in 2002 fails to succeed
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09/01/2004

FULLERTON, Calif. - A systems integrator that appeared to have climbed out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with a reorganization plan, new name and the sale of several divisions filed Chapter 7 in early June.

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SSN News Poll September 2014

Some new door-knocking scams recently prompted the Electronic Security Association to update its code of ethics to specifically ban them. Also, ADT this summer is offering up to $25,000 to whistleblowers who expose security companies that train sales teams to use deceptive selling techniques. What do you think are the best ways to combat door-to-door sales scams?

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