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2011-03-01 11:29:00

FRISCO, Texas, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eau Claire, Wisconsin police department reports a dramatic decrease in calls for service thanks to a program developed with the Wisconsin Electronic Security Association (WIESA). Between 2005 and 2011 alarm dispatches dropped by 50 percent thanks to the implementation of proven strategies developed by the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) and law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. "Our mutual goal is for our community to...

2010-11-01 09:21:00

FRISCO, Texas, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are now open for the sixth annual Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award contest presented by the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) and False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA). Designed to recognize the best North American program that reduces unnecessary alarm calls, the PDQ Award has honored some of the leading companies in the electronic security industry, including Broadview Security (formerly Brink's Home Security, and now...

2010-10-22 15:16:00

FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) announces a Website update that now includes recognition to the organization's contributors. SIAC, a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization, uses contributors' key donations to fund the outreach, education, communications and model ordinance creation activities of the organization. This update highlights and recognizes the importance electronic security companies and organizations play in keeping SIAC at the...

2010-09-03 14:16:00

FRISCO, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing effort to reduce security alarm activations, the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) participated in and supports recent changes to the ANSI/SIA CP-01 2010 control panel standard. The CP-01 control panel was designed to decrease false activations as a result of user and system errors. However, some dealers were reluctant to install the original CP-01 panel due to these restrictive settings. Through proven alarm activation...

2010-08-18 17:03:00

FRISCO, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) is stepping up its efforts to reach law enforcement, citizens and companies in the security industry by adopting several new social media tools. As part of its outreach program, SIAC is now plugged into three social networking tools - Twitter, LinkedIn and WordPress. Short messages will be frequently delivered via Twitter. LinkedIn will connect users with SIAC services. At WordPress, SIAC will blog on...

2010-05-07 10:24:00

FRISCO, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive study of five years of statistics by researches at the Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice (SCJ) in Newark found that residential burglar alarm systems decrease crime. While other studies have concluded that most burglars avoid alarm systems, this is the first study to focus on alarm systems while scientifically ruling out other factors that could have impacted the crime rate. The study, sponsored by the Alarm Industry Research...

2010-03-29 15:52:00

FRISCO, Texas, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 32 million alarm systems in use throughout the United States, public safety and alarm industry leaders are designing proven programs to reduce the number of false alarms. "Public safety officials recognize the important role alarm systems play in protecting life and property," said Stan Martin, executive director of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC). "Our shared goal is protecting the public." Working with SIAC, police...


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