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False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Texas

The city's police chief has outlined a plan that allows police to stop responding to burglar alarms and shift the responsibility to the private guard companies.

If approved, the change would begin Sept.

Brink's revenues up nin percent

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

DALLAS - A hefty increase in installations as well as a slightly lower rate of customer disconnects helped Brink's Home Security post a nine percent increase in revenues for the first quarter of 2002, compared to the same period last year.

Revenues of $67.

Home technology franchise retools strategy

Company will be spun off from parent company to raise capital, attract investors
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06/01/2002

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

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.

NBFAA presents Weinstock and other awards

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

SILVER SPRING, Md.-The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association presented a number of different awards during the ISC Show in Las Vegas, including awards for Fire Official of the Year, the Morris F.

SIA sponsors Securing New Ground conference

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06/01/2002

NEW YORK-The Security Industry Association has thrown its support behind the Securing New Ground conference, becoming the event's organizational sponsor by hosting a Homeland Security panel and networking reception.

It marks the first time an industry association has joined the seven-year-old event as a sponsor.

Contract saves alarm company from liability

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

TILLSONBURG, Ontario-A couple who lost $92,500 (Canadian) in ginseng due to a 1999 break-in cannot collect the money they lost from the alarm company that installed their system.

A Superior Court judge issued the decision in late April following a lawsuit filed against Hooten Security Systems, a division of Hooten Sales and Services Ltd.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

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 December 2014

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