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Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

Vallejo, Calif.
Vallejo police chief Robert Nichelini is crafting an ordinance to tighten the penalties for responding to false alarms as well as requiring alarm companies to seek verification that there is a problem before officers are dispatched, the Vallejo Times-Herald reported.

GE Security channel partners' new capital

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.--GE Security channel partners have new capital available to them under a new financing program called Working Capital Solutions, introduced by GE's Commercial Distribution Finance unit on June 20.

Rainbow over Dover

Security upgrade comes for one of Europe's busiest ports
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08/01/2007

DOVER, UK--Ports have always been notoriously difficult to police and Dover is no exception. Besides inspiring musical tribute, the white cliffs have long served as landmarks for smugglers making the return trip from the European mainland - a mere 22 miles away.

Northrop picks FBI team

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

MCLEAN, Va.--Northrop Grumman has named its team of partner companies for the Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Justice Information Services Next Generation Identification competition.

NBFAA new line-up: Miller, Koenig, Cooley

SSN Staff  - 
08/01/2007

IRVING, Texas--Mike Miller, president and co-owner of Pasco, Wash.-based Moon Security Services was elected vice president/president-elect of the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, the association announced on July 10.

Government Watch

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07/01/2007

Support percolates for repeal of withholding mandate
Things heat up both inside and outside in June and July on Capitol Hill. "It's the most hectic six weeks in June and July before the Congress adjourns in August," said John Chwat, legislative director for the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association.

Alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
07/01/2007

Starkville, Miss.
Just a few months after the Board of Aldermen here passed a new false-alarm ordinance, Clark Pittman, president of Southern Alarm and Communications, is petitioning the Board to have the ordinance discontinued, reported the Commercial Dispatch.

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