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The Chicago security playing field

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01/01/2006

CHICAGO--As Guardian Protection Services prepared for its entree into the Windy City with its recent acquisition of Certified Security, Guardian president Russ Cersosimo predicted the company would have a "field day in Chicago."
Due to consolidation of companies under ADT's umbrella, Cersosimo said, "there's opportunity for new growth and for companies to flourish.

Bay Alarm funds cop training

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

PACHECO, Calif.--A Bay Alarm scholarship for the Contra Costa Sheriff's Law Enforcement Training Center helped triple the number of recruits attending the 26-week academic and physical fitness training program, said Eric Taylor, vice president of sales and marketing for Bay Alarm.

Here come the Judges' monthly fees: who pays?

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01/01/2006

WASHINGTON--Federal judges who will be getting home security systems installed and paid for by taxpayers are waiting to find out whether taxpayers will also foot the bill for the monthly monitoring fees.
As Security Systems News went to press, the judges were expecting an answer by mid-December, said Nikki Credic, spokeswoman for the United States Marshals Service.

Austin sprinklered with Habitat homes

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SSN Staff  - 
01/01/2006

AUSTIN, Texas--When Maria Diaz moved into her Habitat for Humanity home here last month, it marked the 25th Habitat home to be built with a sprinkler system in the city, News8Austin reported.
Triplexes and larger multi-family homes are required by law to have sprinkler systems.

AlarmForce enters Ohio

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01/01/2006

TORONTO, Ontario--Saying he's "looking for a piece of the pie," Joel Matlin, president of Canada-based AlarmForce, announced that he would take a slice of the Midwest by opening an office in Columbus, Ohio, by this middle of this month.
This will be Matlin's second stateside office; he opened an office in North Carolina in February of last year.

Sonitrol strengthens corporate team

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12/01/2005

BERWYN, Penn.-- As Sonitrol brought yet another franchise under corporate oversight last month, it was also strengthening its management team by realigning and adding personnel to its corporate headquarters here.

Safeguard to be publicly traded

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12/01/2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif.--Safeguard Technology International, a small residential security company that caters to the ultra-high-end Sunset Boulevard set, recently received $1 million in equity financing from Rocky Point, N.

Sonitrol buys franchise, this time in backyard

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12/01/2005

BERWYN, Penn.--Noting that senior staffers in the office here are "all Philadelphia guys" with connections and insights into the Southeastern Pennsylvania market, Sonitrol senior vice president Todd Leggett announced the acquisition of a franchise that hits close to home.

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