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Unpaid False Alarm Fines Result in Delayed Police Dispatch

In Spokane, Wash., delinquent false alarms fines can result in police postponing response to some monitoring center calls.


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Thieves in Nashville thought they were being clever by stealing the security cameras from inside a home they broke into. They didn't realize the surveillance footage was actually downloaded and preserved elsewhere. SSI Staff · August 28, 2015

Recent burglaries in Bismarck-Mandan have led homeowners to purchase security systems to protect their residences. SSI Staff · August 28, 2015

Leveraging off-the-shelf security and video surveillance products, I-View Now technology is used to video verify alarms during the dispatch process. SSI Staff · August 27, 2015

Effective Sept. 1, the Swain County Sheriff’s Office will issue citations and fines to alarm owners with faulty security systems. SSI Staff · August 27, 2015

Outdoor perimeter protection systems are incorporating an ever-expanding array of more sophisticated barriers, sensors and surveillance solutions to thwart would-be breaches of buildings or grounds. Get the inside scoop on the current state of available technology with pros/cons, application ideas and design tips. By Tom Mechler and Sean Murphy · August 26, 2015

Vivint has partnered with Autism Speaks to provide smart home systems, which includes the Vivint SkyControl panel, to 16 families who have children with autism. SSI Staff · August 26, 2015

Dade County (Ga.) police were able to arrest two home intruders after sharing surveillance images of the duo on Facebook and with neighboring police departments. SSI Staff · August 25, 2015

Find out about the current state of intrusion detectors, with an insider’s take on the application of time-honored devices to advanced sensor technology and leading-edge intelligent systems. Bob Dolph · August 21, 2015

Residents in a South Lubbock neighborhood are considering installing home security systems, which include video surveillance cameras, after a string of burglaries hit the area. SSI Staff · August 20, 2015

An ADT customer with a hearing impairment was slapped with false alarms fines totaling $348 after she was unable to communicate with monitoring center dispatchers. SSI Staff · August 19, 2015




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