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False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2003

Calgary, Alberta

False alarms to the Calgary Police Service are continuing to drop, thanks to a fine introduced four years ago, but security companies are complaining the amount of the fine is too high.

According to a report in the Calgary Herald, since a $75 fine for a false alarm was established in 1999, the number of false burglar alarms reported to police has dropped 45 per cent.

Centrals poised for next phase in the usage of GPS

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04/01/2003

Generating interest from the dealer community for new ideas has often been an issue, and players in the emerging Global Positioning Systems’ market say gaining support for this new twist on security isn’t any different.

Ray Menard, senior vice president-development/ technology division at Criticom International, Minneapolis, said with “tens of thousands of dealers in the industry, there’s quite a wide gamut of what’s represented in those dealers.

ANSI forms standards panel

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2003

WASHINGTON - The American National Standards Institute has established the Homeland Security Standards Panel, a coordinating body for the development of Homeland Security and emergency preparedness standards.

ANSI, a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.

CSAA and NBFAA team up for the first time

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04/01/2003

ORLANDO, Fla. - For the first time ever, two of the alarm industry’s major trade associations have teamed up for a joint trade show and symposium.

NBFAA rolls out NatCom

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03/01/2003

SILVER SPRING, Md. - At its spring conference at the end of March, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association is planning to begin a program designed to foster better communication between its state chapters and the nation-al organization.

Identix lands defense contract

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

MINNETONKA, Minn. - Fingerprint biometric company Identix said it had landed a contract from the U.

ISC West Las Vegas

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

International Security Conference West 2003
Exposition:
Wednesday, March 26-
Friday, March 28
Seminars:
Tuesday, March 25-
Thursday, March 28
Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. 

It’s back to Las Vegas for this year’s International Security Conference, and this year the show is later in the season and the weather warmer.

City council fails to veto L.A. non-response

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03/01/2003

LOS ANGELES - A controversial non-response policy for Los Angeles is one step closer to reality after a vote by the Los Angeles City Council fell two shy of over-running a policy approved by the police commission.

The Feb.

Intelli-Check partners with Bioscrypt

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

WOODBURY, N.Y.

American Building Control board members, CEO resign

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2003

LEWISVILLE, Texas - American Building Control, formerly known as Ultrak, saw changes in its top levels of management as the company’s chief executive officer and three members of the board of directors announced their resignations.

Company officials did not say in a press release why Chief Executive Officer Niklaus Zenger resigned, but attributed a new business strategy at the company to his tenure.

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