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New technology leads B.C. legislature to propose new law

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01/01/2003

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -In response to massive technological growth in the last two decades, British Columbia is proposing a new law to expand the licensing of security employees in the province.

According to the British Columbia Solicitor General’s office, the proposed Security Personnel and Agencies Act seeks to ensure that security clearances and minimum training standards are applied consistently across the industry.

Arizona BFAA seeks state-wide reciprocity

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01/01/2003

TEMPE,Ariz. -Several years after an unsuccessful campaign for the adoption of a state-wide security licensing law, the Arizona Burglar and Fire Alarm Association is in discussions with several municipalities in the state to adopt a reciprocal licensing agreement that would lessen the administrative burden on its security company members.

Installer arrested for stealing ring from customer’s house

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

by Mike Higgins

NEW ORLEANS -A New Orleans man working for a local alarm installation company was arrested on Nov. 27 on charges he allegedly stole a ring from a customer’s house.

Israeli companies join forces to provide systems

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

YEHUD, Israel -MATE-Media Access Technologies and Buzz-VC, two Israeli companies, recently signed an agreement to market an integrated system that enables active, real-time surveillance and response of remote sites.

“The Integration of MATE real time face recognition and area surveillance capabilities with Buzz-VC remote video control capabilities result in a powerful package for both customers and control centers alike,” said Dr.

Successful dealer programs keep standards high

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01/01/2003

The short-term realities may be harsh, but in the long run, members of the security industry’s financial community say, the recent changes in dealer programs and how they operate financially is having a positive impact on the alarm business.

The decision by ADT Security Services to reducing funding for its authorized alarm dealer program, combined with Leasecomm Corp.

Apollo streamlines its ASTI line

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01/01/2003

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—Access control manufacturer Apollo has rolled its ASTI brand under the Apollo name, a move to streamline operations and make it easier for customers to do business with the company.

MBFAA elects chair of alarm committee

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

ROCKFORD, Minn. -A monitoring center operations manager has been elected as the chairperson of the Minnesota Burglar and Fire Alarm Association’s Alarm Response Management Committee.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

Enfield, Conn.

The town council unanimously passed an alarm ordinance in November that fines repeat false alarm offenders $50 for each false alarm.

PSA sets 2003 conference date

SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2003

DENVER -Systems integrator cooperative PSA Security Network has set dates for its annual conference.

The event is scheduled for Feb.

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