Press Releases

What’s Coming Up

With activities continuing to open up (with hiccups), more security events should populate your calendars this year. At SIAC, our efforts have continued strongly through the past two (almost) years of Covid and the restrictions involved. Much of our work with law...

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NSA and IACP Award Applications Released

Major award applications have just come out. Applications for the NSA and IACP Awards are now available.  If your company is partnering with law enforcement in your community you should consider filling out the simple application and submitting it as instructed...

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Mike Salk Honored by California

We first met Mike Salk over 15 years ago. Maybe 20. Our collective memory here at SIAC may not be what it used to. Regardless of the exact timing, Mike joined us on an alarm ordinance journey in California. Verified Response reared its head, and Mike was there to...

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Despite Covid, SIAC on Track

Despite the challenges posed by Covid over the past 18-20 months, SIAC remains on track with its major activities. At our recent annual Board meeting to set priorities for 2022, SIAC Board Chair Kirk MacDowell said: “When I was first elected in 2020, there were two...

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Morgan Hertel Opens Term as TMA President

SIAC congratulates Morgan Hertel as he begins his term as TMA (The Monitoring Association) President. Morgan assumed the position last month at the conclusion of TMA’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, and serves as Vice President of Technology and Innovation for Rapid...

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Alarm Dealers Serve as Our Eyes and Ears

We probably don’t say this enough, but alarm dealers serve as our eyes and ears on local ordinances and other related issues. SIAC can’t do its job without ongoing input, advice and interest from the alarm dealers who serve as the backbone of the electronic security...

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Apprehension

This is a story about apprehending a criminal, courtesy of Marietta, GA Police Chief Dan Flynn. Chief Flynn believes strongly in the public-private partnership effort between law enforcement and the electronic security industry, and wanted to share this story with...

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