BALTIMORE - In December, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that a county ordinance alone may not be the basis for an exemption to the general public disclosure obligations of the Maryland Public Information Act.
The decision continues the pursuit by Police Patrol Security Systems of Alexandria, Va.
Parent company Protection OneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sale shouldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t affect service
LONGWOOD, Fla. - With Westar Energy preparing to sell its stake in security company Protection One to investment firm Quadrangle Group (see story on page 1), there may be some concern among customers about the future of Computerized Monitoring Services, Protection OneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s wholesale monitoring division based here.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - After a year of planning and construction, COPS Monitoring is just about ready to open its backup central station here, which is intended to both improve the reliability of the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s monitoring service and increase its market presence in the western United States.
ALISA VIEJO, Calif.Ã¢â‚¬â€In any business, maintaining a good pool of employees can be challenging, so it should come as no surprise that National Monitoring Center has taken some unique steps to ensure that its employees are happy.
I-support, video monitoring to fuel NMCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s growth in Ã¢â‚¬Ëœ04ALISA VIEJO, Calif. - Two years into its run, National Monitoring Center continues to find ways to reinvent itself and provide new levels of service to its existing client base and attract new customers at the same time.
SEATTLE - In late November, after more than a month of debate, the Seattle City Council adopted new alarm fees and fines as part of the cityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s $666 million 2004 budget proposed by Mayor Greg Nickels last year.
The new ordinance creates an annual license fee of $40 for burglar alarms, $80 for fire alarm systems not required by fire code and $320 for fire alarm systems required by code.