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False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

Vancouver, Wash.
Officials here and in Clark County are considering changes to the area's false alarm ordinances that would require alarm companies to verify the alarm and cancel the 911 call if the alarm was false.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

Extreme CCTV goes public

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

VANCOUVER, British Columbia-After receiving qualifying receipts from all applicable securities regulators, Extreme CCTV Inc. concluded its IPO Jan.

Security firms pay fines over Do Not Call list

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04/01/2002

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.-Two security companies that have telemarketing operations in the state paid settlements to regulators for violating Tennessee's Do Not Call list.

Download the latest Security Stats

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

To download the latest .pdf file of Security Stats, just click on the link below;

Security Stats- April.

NBFAA to launch national media campaign

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04/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association is launching a public relations campaign that will be distributed to news outlets across the country, perhaps making it one of the largest endeavors undertaken by the security industry.

Lantronix, Motorola invest in Xanboo home automation system

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04/01/2002

NEW YORK-Xanboo Inc., a developer of home automation technology, in late February announced that it had received investments from two companies that will allow Xanboo to build its in-home management system.

Microtec increases available credit

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

ST-AUGUSTIN, Quebec-Microtec Enterprises announced that it had secured a deal that expanded its revolving credit to $65 million, bringing its total available credit to $80 million.

That increase, from loan syndicate GE Capital Canada Equipment Financing Inc.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

We sent a newspoll to our Security Systems News Newswire subscribers asking them what they think about Tyco's plan to purchase DSC. Here's the question we asked, how people responded and comments some of you made.

Per Mar Security picks up Arrowhead

The acquisition gives Per Mar locations in two mid-sized Midwestern markets
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04/01/2002

DAVENPORT, Iowa-Midwest alarm company Per Mar Security picked up a two-location security company in early February, an acquisition that gives Per Mar 19 locations in at least five states.

Per Mar's purchase of Arrowhead Security Systems, based in Duluth, Minn.

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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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