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Company buys minority stake in Canadian installation firm

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06/01/2002

EDMONTON, Alberta-A subsidiary of a Canadian provider of financial services to the alarm industry in April purchased a portion of Voxcom Inc.'s shares, making it a small majority owner in the company.

NiceVision's DVR secures diamond maker

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

RA'ANANA, Israel-A leading diamond manufacturer in Israel plans to install Nice Systems' NiceVision digital video recording system to secure its headquarters, safe rooms and diamond offices in the city of Ramat Gan.

The NiceVision system was selected by Schachter & Namdar, a company with 1,000 employees and offices in nine countries, from a bid process involving the major CCTV companies in Israel, Nice officials said.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2002

ARLINGTON, Texas

The city's police chief has outlined a plan that allows police to stop responding to burglar alarms and shift the responsibility to the private guard companies.

If approved, the change would begin Sept.

SIA forms Homeland Security Advisory Council

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04/01/2002

WASHINGTON-To aid federal policy makers in their mission to improve homeland security, the Security Industry Association has formed the Homeland Security Advisory Council to represent SIA's different technology groups on the national stage.

Chaired by Peter Michel, former chief executive officer of Brink's Home Security, the council was chartered by SIA's board of directors to develop policies about homeland security and be the association's voice on that issue.

ADT office subject of weekend burglary

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

TAMPA, Fla.-An ADT Security office was broken into in early March, according to a report in The Tampa Tribune.

IQ Biometrix goes public in reverse merger

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

CUPERTINO, Calif.-IQ Biometrix California Inc.

False alarm ordinance watch

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

Vancouver, Wash.
Officials here and in Clark County are considering changes to the area's false alarm ordinances that would require alarm companies to verify the alarm and cancel the 911 call if the alarm was false.

SAFE and SAFE Financial move to new headquarters

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

SAN RAMON, Calif.-SAFE and SAFE Financial have moved into a new 35,000 square-foot building here which is more than three times larger than the company's previous facility located here.

Extreme CCTV goes public

SSN Staff  - 
04/01/2002

VANCOUVER, British Columbia-After receiving qualifying receipts from all applicable securities regulators, Extreme CCTV Inc. concluded its IPO Jan.

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