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Retail partnership places firm in front of end users

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06/01/2005

DALLAS--Monitronics teamed up with CompUSA in late April to promote and sell the company's alarm systems in the retailer's 230 stores nationwide.
CompUSA customers can order a Monitronics monitored alarm system through the CompUSA web site or at a computer-based service kiosk located in all of CompUSA's locations.

Pro One gets a chance to focus on its core business

Secures credit facility, pays senior notes early
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06/01/2005

LAWRENCE, Kan.--Protection One announced the successful closing of a new $275 million credit facility, which effectively brings an end to another part of the company's restructuring process.

Safeguard strengthens its footprint

Company completes its second acquisition in a three-month period
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05/01/2005

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--For the second time in three months, Safeguard Security & Communications increased its hold on the security market here with its purchase of R&M Security in March.

C.O.P. Security donates system

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SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2005

BENTON, Ark.--C.

Someone to watch over me

ADT's QuietCare monitors senior behavior with patented software
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05/01/2005

BOCA RATON, Fla.--ADT Security added another service to its repertoire in March as it rolled out its QuietCare service to target the growing senior segment in the consumer market.

Lights, camera, Brink's

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2005

IRVING, Texas--Brink's Home Security donated a security systems as part of its role in Fox TV's "Renovate My Family" in March.
The system was installed at a home in the Watts area of Los Angeles and was filmed for an upcoming episode of the show, which airs on Friday nights at 9 p.

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.

Court approves consolidation

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05/01/2005

ST. AUGUSTIN, Quebec--After battling a financial war with its creditors for most of 2004, Microtec Enterprises found some solace through the court in mid-March as the company got the okay to combine its assets with Securex Master Limited Partnership into an income trust called the First National AlarmCap Fund.

ADT granted continuance by court

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
05/01/2005

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--In late March, the District Court of Arapahoe County in Colorado granted ADT Security Systems' motion to continue the trial in the case of ADT versus First Protection Inc.

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