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Government Relations Position Papers

ESA Position on Monitoring of Alarm Systems by Municipalities, Police and Fire Departments

The private security and fire alarm industry, police and fire departments and municipalities must work together to provide protection to the public. It is the position of ESA that the monitoring of such security and fire alarm systems is to be provided by private enterprise. More

ESA Position on Public Safety Response to Alarm Notifications

As the American public continues to demand more security for themselves, their businesses and their homes by having a professionally installed and monitored electronic security system, the incidence of false alarm dispatches has created an undue burden on local public safety departments. Faced with smaller budgets and requests from their constituencies to do more with their already limited resources, some local agencies and governments have responded to this by proposing the restriction or elimination of public safety first response to the activation of an alarm system. More

ESA Position on Alarm Ordinances Requiring Fines to be Levied to Alarm Companies

A handful of local agencies and governments have suggested drafting an alarm ordinance requiring the alarm companies to receive the fines for false dispatches and not the user of the system. This seems easier to the alarm ordinance administrator because there are fewer alarm companies than alarm users. More