SIAC News

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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Why Training Counts

Training counts. It counts when it comes to developing your employees. It counts when it comes to ensuring quality installations and service calls. And, it counts when it comes to alarm management. The Electronic Security Association (ESA) offers multiple training...

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Technology Advancement

SIAC’s stated mission is “One Voice for the Alarm Industry on Alarm management Issues.”  Therefore, we don’t recommend one technology over another to improve the operation of alarm management systems. There’s a reason for that. We are not in the business of promoting...

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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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SIAC Remembers Cecil Hogan

You probably remember the hat. You remember his seasoned advice, his wide smile. If you’ve been in the electronic security business for any lengthy period of time, you remember Cecil Hogan. We certainly do here at SIAC. We remember a man committed to our industry,...

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Getting Familiar With SIAC

Many individuals and companies in the electronic security industry are familiar with SIAC. At the same time, many are not. This can be puzzling. We reach out in multiple ways to share our message and the positive activities regarding alarm management that we undertake...

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ADT, Comcast, Johnson Controls, NetOne, Resideo

ADT, Comcast, Johnson Controls, NetOne, Resideo. If you’ve been employed in the electronic security sector, you know those five companies. They stand out because of how deeply they impact the security industry in many positive ways. They contribute to causes. They set...

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