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Non-response a hot topic in Los Angeles

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02/01/2003

LOS ANGELES - After hearing protests from alarm industry representatives, the Los Angeles City Council voted 12-1 on Jan. 14 to delay the implementation of a controversial non-response policy recently approved by the Los Angeles police commission.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

Fort Myers, Fla.

In an attempt to cover the cost of responding to false alarms, Lee County commissioners are considering adopting an ordinance requiring a permit fee for each alarm installation.

SIAC spins off from AIREF, to continue CARE program

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02/01/2003

VIENNA, Va. - Seeking a way to engage in legislative lobbying and a new vehicle for the Coordinated Alarm Reduction Effort (CARE) program, the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) has formed a separate entity which will be known as the Security Industry Alarm Coalition.

Plethora of options, innovations makes biometrics a field to watch

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02/01/2003

Even as industry observers and players point to the evolving use of biometric security technologies, the debate continues over which ones have gained or will gain the highest acceptance level and where the technology is headed.

Trevor Prout, director of marketing for the New York-based International Biometric Group, said different biometric solutions are appropriate for different applications.

First Capital inks new licensing pact

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

HOUSTON - First Capital International, a Houston-based technology company, has found a new distributor for their VIP home automation system.

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ASIS develops new guidelines and standards

SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2003

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - In response to what it perceives as a concerted need for standards regarding security issues in the U.

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.

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