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Pro: Room to move in Va.

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05/01/2005

LAWRENCE, Kan.--Protection One, fresh out of an out-of-court bankruptcy restructuring, is making strides toward rebuilding its business, and in a physical move that mirrors that initiative, the company relocated its Richmond, Va.

Letter is a mystery, lack of license isn't

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05/01/2005

SALT LAKE CITY--Apex Alarm found itself in troubled waters in late February when a salesperson misrepresented himself in a letter as an affiliate of three local police departments.
The Salt Lake City Police Department was informed by Protect America that the Apex employee, Curtis Taylor, sent a letter to a Protect America alarm customer claiming the Texas-based company did not meet certain regulations required by authorities and that the customer's alarm permit would be cancelled.

Changing of the guard

ADS Security propels process of branding its 13 locations in motion
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04/01/2005

NASHVILLE - At the beginning of the year, ADS Security launched an effort to rename its 13 branch locations in the Southeast under the ADS Security banner in an effort to increase brand awareness.

Until this point, ADS acquired companies and continued to keep the original names to ease the transition of ownership.

Forging a paperless trail

Sonitrol uses platform for technician mobilization
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04/01/2005

BERWYN, Pa. - Finding a new way to bypass the paper trail, electronic security provider Sonitrol implemented a mobile platform to mobilize its installation and field service teams in the beginning of March.

AAA Alarms seals its largest acquisition

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04/01/2005

CALGARY, Alberta - AAA Alarms expanded its reach in Calgary in early March with the purchase of Reliable Alarms, a residential and commercial security provider based here.

AAA Alarms added approximately 5,300 mainly residential accounts through the deal and it is the largest acquisition the company made since it launched in 1962.

Alarmforce restates financials

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2005

TORONTO - In late February, Alarmforce Industries announced it restated its financial statements for the first three quarters of the year ended Oct. 31, 2004, and the corresponding three quarters and annual figures for the year ended Oct.

Switch of a name and a location

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04/01/2005

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The newly branded Savannah, Ga.

Atlantic side of the industry

Residential integrator looks to grow security and keep it up on the home theater end
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03/01/2005

VERO BEACH, Fla. - Atlantic Smart Technologies, a full-service firm, experienced a surge in business over 2003 and looks to further increase its reach in the security and home theater markets here.

Brink's to buy certain Group 4 Securicor assets

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03/01/2005

RICHMOND, Va. - The Brink’s Company, the parent company of Brink’s Home Security, signed an agreement to purchase security service operations from Group 4 Securicor in the beginning of February for Euro 29.

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