The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC)

One voice for the Alarm industry on alarm management issues

Resources

Concerned Citizens

SIAC provides guidance and expertise to help communities manage alarm issues while maintaining police response.

Law Enforcement

SIAC provides resources at no cost to help communities significantly false alarms

Alarm Dealers

SIAC represents our industry on alarm management issues 

Concerned Citizens

Law Enforcement 

Alarm Dealers

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Model Ordinance Results – Stats

%

Average Alarm Dispatch reduction per city

%

Of customers will not have a single dispatch in a year

1,000 of the 3,500  communities using a form of the model ordinance

Our Mission

Education 

Through our law enforcement outreach we share the well-vetted best practices to include in an alarm ordinance and provide the reasoning behind each recommendation.  We also explain why alternate programs suggested by a handful of agencies are not beneficial to citizens or effective for reducing false alarms.

Network Liaison

Through our Alarm Management Committees in many states and our active participation with IACP, NSA, Major County Sheriffs’ and Major City Chiefs associations SIAC is well-connected with leadership and can effectively communicate issues and coordinate solutions related to alarm management.

Intervention

Given our vast knowledge and twenty plus years of experience in the alarm management arena we are able to respond quickly and articulate strong arguments against unlawful or il-advised  practices or programs that may be proposed by local, state or national agencies. We have data and examples we share to facilitate the removal of these onerous provisions, while providing solutions that work.

Communication

Using our network of contacts with leadership in law enforcement built upon trust and experience we are able to quickly respond to requests for assistance. As experts on Alarm Management we can provide an industry perspective to media inquiries.

SIAC Team

Stan Martin

Stan Martin
Executive Director
Frisco, TX
Ph: 972.377.9401
stan@siacinc.org

Glen Mowery
Law Enforcement Liaison
Charlotte, NC
Ph: 704.573.9759
gmowrey@gmail.com

Steve Keefer
Law Enforcement Liaison (Western U.S.)
Sparks, NV
Ph: 775.813.0525
steve@siacinc.org

Doug Davis

Doug Davis
Law Enforcement Liaison
(Eastern U.S.)
East Bend, NC
Ph: 540.470.0017
wpdchief12@gmail.com

Customer Reviews

News

IACP Encourages the Use of 2020 Model Ordinance

We’re hugely encouraged because the IACP encourages the use of the 2020 Model Alarm Ordinance. That’s GREAT news! The International Association of Chiefs of Police believe so strongly in the provisions and effectiveness of the model ordinance that they now encourage...

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The Monitoring Association Announces Excellence Awards

Over the years, The Monitoring Association (TMA) has done yeoman’s work helping the alarm monitoring side of the security industry improve its practices. SIAC strongly supports their efforts, and we wanted to publicize a recent announcement for their “Excellence...

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Georgia Bans Fines for Alarm Companies

If you follow SIAC’s State Activity Report, you probably know that the state of Georgia recently passed legislation banning the fining of alarm companies. It is a very important law for the security industry, and we appreciate the support of Georgia Governor Brian P....

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