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SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

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.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Texas
The city's police chief is talking about forming a focus group with the alarm industry to discuss ways to reduce false alarms.

According to a report in the Fort Worth Star Telegram, police respond to more than 90 alarm calls each day.

Newspoll Results

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

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.

RadioShack to exit retail security

 - 
03/01/2002

FORT WORTH, Texas-Consumer electronics retailer RadioShack announced in late December that it would no longer carry security systems because of diminishing returns from that division.

The company, which has more than 7,300 stores and dealers across the country, has carried security products, such as wireless alarm panels, security cameras, as well as cables, monitors, time-lapse VCRs and other security related products, for at least the past 20 years, according to Kay Jackson, the company's director of media relations.

U.K. charity offers help, free security equipment to elderly

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom-A grant through a charity is giving local elderly information, assistance and funding toward the installation of home security devices, including additional locks, door chains and security lighting.

Through the Age Concern, a Blackpool-based charity, elderly are eligible to have these items supplied and installed free of charge.

Diversified penetrates airport market

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

SADDLEBROOK, N.J.

Brivo, Bioscrypt partner on access control

SSN Staff  - 
03/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Va.-Brivo Systems has signed a marketing collaboration with Bioscrypt Inc.

Intercity debuts bill-pay website

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2002

SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass.-Intercity Alarms, based here, has revamped its website and added an online payment feature so its customers can pay monthly monitoring bills online.

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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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