SIAC’s Honors Industry Veteran Ron Walters with 2014 William N. Moody Award
Frisco, Texas (June 25, 2014) – The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) is proud to honor one of its own, alarm industry veteran Ron Walters, with the 2014 William N. Moody Award. A former police officer and alarm company/central station owner, Walters is now a Director of SIAC. He will receive the award on June 24th at the Electronic Security EXPO Icebreaker Luncheon in Nashville.
“Ron has been one of the very best and brightest contributors to the success that has been achieved in the reduction of alarm dispatches,” said Stan Martin, Executive Director of SIAC. “He has shown diligence, tenacity and fortitude in accomplishing every task given to him by this industry. His passion and dedication to our cause is unsurpassed.”
The William N. Moody Award recognizes alarm industry leaders who take the lead to implement ordinances that incorporate the "best practices” of alarm management, allowing law enforcement more efficient use of their resources to improve public safety.
Walters is considered a national alarm ordinance expert. He has worked with numerous state, city, county and law enforcement officials to implement ordinances that are not only aimed at decreasing alarm dispatches, but also enhancing the industries' relationship with law enforcement. Prior to his position at SIAC, Walters has held numerous key positions including the IACP Model States Coordinator, field director for the AIREF-CARE program, and the past-president of the Alarm Association of Florida.
“Ron epitomizes all of the qualities for the Moody Award,” added Martin. “We are proud to salute Ron for his superior, consistent and ongoing efforts to promote the goals of SIAC and our industry.”
About the William N. Moody Award
The William N. Moody Award was established in 2004 by the SIAC Board of Directors to recognize those who embody Bill’s dedication to alarm management issues. The award honors individuals who reflect attributes that include integrity, fairness and perseverance in the face of adversity.
SIAC represents one voice for the electronic security industry on alarm management issues –communicating solutions and enhancing relationships with law enforcement. SIAC is comprised of four major North American security associations--Canadian Security Association (CANASA), Security Industry Association (SIA), Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA), and the Electronic Security Association (ESA). For more information, go to www.SIACinc.org , www.siacinc.wordpress.com, or follow us on www.twitter.com/siacinc.