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SAI consolidates, expects profits

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.- One of the country's largest contract central stations reported revenues of about $201 million for the fiscal year 2001 but recorded a net loss of more than $14 million available to common shareholders.

NFPA to vote on dispatcher rule

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06/01/2002

QUINCY, Mass.-A proposed change to NFPA 72 that would waive minimum requirements for central stations with less than a certain number of monitored accounts has been opposed by the Alarm Association of Florida.

Co-op central offers data storage

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06/01/2002

TULSA, Okla.-A UL-listed central station based here is taking off-site document storage into modern times with a new service, off-site data storage that its dealers can offer to their customers.

NMC receives its UL listing

Certification will help the central continue with growth
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06/01/2002

ALISA VEIJO, Calif.-Only afew months

after opening its doors, National Monitoring Center received its Underwriter's Laboratories listing earlier this spring and is preparing for its next phase of growth.

New ordinance passed in West Palm Beach

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.-An ordinance replacing legislation that allowed the Sheriff's office to stop responding to alarms was replaced in mid-April with a new false alarm ordinance that slashes false alarm fines and permit fees.

Dunbar to compete in contract monitoring market

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04/01/2002

BALTIMORE-Dunbar Alarm Systems, part of the country's third largest armored car company, plans to break into the contract monitoring market in the next few months after its central station here received Underwriter's Laboratories approval last month.

The listing will open Dunbar Alarm Systems and its central station to a host of new types of customers who require UL approval for monitoring for insurance reasons, mostly commercial establishments such as jewelry stores, the financial sector, government installations and multi-location retail chains, said Sean Gibbons, director of corporate communications for The Dunbar Companies.

NFPA to vote on dispatcher rule

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04/01/2002

QUINCY, Mass.-A proposed change to NFPA 72 that would waive minimum requirements for central stations with less than a certain number of monitored accounts has been opposed by the Alarm Association of Florida.

SAI, King in dispute over $1.75 million

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.-A $1.

Monitronics sees a second capital funding round in 2002

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04/01/2002

DALLAS-Monitronics International Inc. in March announced that it had recapitalized the company with an additional $90 million from thirteen banks and five different investment entities.

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