Dispatch Digest
Written by Ron Walters
The earliest digital communicators were independent of the alarm panel and reported as few as three signals. However, as alarm products, and especially alarm panels, have evolved, manufacturers have added features galore.
Written by Ron Walters
For more than a decade, the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) has developed many close and worthwhile relationships with law enforcement agencies.
Written by Ron Walters
According to Stan Martin, executive director of SIAC, “You can’t have a meaningful discussion on dispatch reduction without addressing the use of ECV.” The development of enhanced call verification (ECV) was the result of a specific request by the International Association of Chief’s of Police (IACP) Private Sector Liaison Committee (PSLC).
Written by Ron Walters
There can be no discussion of alarm reduction without recognizing that a small percentage of all alarm users create the vast majority of all false alarms and false dispatches. Yes, there is a difference between the two.
Written by Ron Walters
In the coming posts, this column will serve to educate you on the issues of false alarms and false dispatch reduction.

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