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GLASAA Letter to SIAC

SIAC was pleased to received the letter from the GLASAA - Greater Los Angeles Security Alarm Association thanking us for assisting the California dealers over the past several years. We appreciate the the words of encoragement as well as the donation!!

SIAC sells no products or services.  We have no dues income.  We are totally dependent on donations each year.

CLICK HERE TO READ THE LETTER

 

SIAC proudy sponsored the dinner banquet at the Ohio State Chiefs of Police Association in April.  SIAC routinely sponsors events for numerous state and national law enforcement events!

The Arizona Board of Technical Registration is now accepting certification applications from alarm businesses and agents. All alarm companies must be certified by October 1, 2013. According to a recent opinion released by the Arizona Attorney General's office, all businesses who sell, lease, rent, install, monitor, or repair/maintain alarm system MUST obtain a certification. For more information and application forms, please click HERE.

You may also ready the Arizona Attorney General's opinion by clicking HERE.

Modern Burglar Alarms Remain One of the Best Defenses Against Losses

There is no question today that alarm intrusion systems are often one of the first lines of defense against insured losses from crime. According to the Electronic Security Association, which represents the majority of companies in the alarm industry, the breakdown for intrusion alarms shows them protecting virtually every type of insured business enterprise:

  • residential 40%
  • commercial (office buildings, retail, banks, etc.) 30%
  • institutional (schools, hospitals, churches, etc.) 11%
  • industrial (factories, warehouses, utilities, etc.) 12%
  • government (local, state, federal Facilities) 7%

In a national survey of police chiefs, 90 percent acknowledged that alarms both deter burglary attempts and increase the probability of a burglar being apprehended. Of the nation’s approximately 18,000 public safety agencies, only a handful require confirmation from a business owner, witnesses or security guard before police are dispatched to an alarm site.
 

SIAC"s Ron Walters conducted a webinar August 15th on "REDUCING FALSE ALARMS THROUGH DEALER/INSTALLER TRAINING".. It's is now available for viewing by clicking link :  View Webinar

This webinar, presented free of charge by CSAA, explores how all sectors of the alarm industry can manage false alarms. Ron Walters, Director of the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC), will present the SIAC false alarm training for dealers and installers and discusses its potential for central stations.

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