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False Alarms Decrease in Greenville County, SC after New Ordinance

False alarms decreased in Greenville County, SC, after a new alarm ordinance was enacted. Hmmmm, should we be surprised? Not here at SIAC. We expect that. When proper provisions are put in place and sensibly enforced, good things happen. We … Continue reading

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Create the Right Business Climate

To run a successful electronic security company requires owners and leaders to push a lot of the right buttons. One under-stated quality is building and maintaining a positive business climate. What does that mean?   Simply put, you have talented … Continue reading

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Alarm Detection Systems in Aurora, IL Wins PDQ for Second Time

Alarm Detection Systems in Aurora, IL won the Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award for the second time. They were honored at ESX in Nashville, TN last month.   We’ve known the Bonifas family for a long time. They’ve run Alarm … Continue reading

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Louisiana Bill Prohibits Customer Fines to Companies

The state of Louisiana passed House Bill 653 introduced by Representative Simon and signed by the Governor May 30 that prohibits customer fines from being assessed to security companies. The provisions are under Section 1664.16 C and can be found … Continue reading

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Innovation Awards Announced by ESX

Innovation drives new solutions. Alarm management improves through technological initiatives like the ASAP (Automated Secure Alarm Protocol) program – where 911 centers get and respond to inquiries and emergencies through the Internet, rather than over the phone, thereby limiting mistakes. … Continue reading

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The Monitoring Association Announces Finalists for Excellence Awards

The Monitoring Association has announced its twelve finalists for the 2018 TMA Excellence Awards. SIAC salutes these individuals and companies for putting extra effort into better practices. High quality monitoring center practices typically means excellence in alarm management programs as … Continue reading

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Ron Walters Retires

Ron Walters hung up his SIAC spikes a couple of weeks ago. We knew it had to happen at some point, but similar to other expected news you receive in life, you’re still never prepared for the news. We certainly … Continue reading

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