DIY vs Pro Monitored Home Security: How Law Enforcement Responds to 911 Calls

Controversy brews over the DIY and MIY (monitor-it-yourself) market for home security versus systems that are professionally installed and monitored by a central station. Detective H.W. "Robbie" Robinson comments on police response to alarms and 911 emergency calls. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro) Click

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Neely, Bob (2013)


YOUR AAF MEMBERSHIP COMES DUE NEXT MONTH… (WHY YOU INVEST YOUR INDUSTRY DUES WITH AAF) …An editorial by your AAF Executive Director, Bob Neely The Alarm Association of Florida, Inc. is the largest independent state alarm contractor trade association in the United States. We as a non-profit

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Florida AlarmPAC

**Florida AlarmPAC Contribution Form** To all AAF Members and dedicated industry professionals, Recently our Florida security industry became the target of several aggressive legislative assaults to eliminate our security industry laws. Outside interests attempted to exempt themselves from

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Need a trained technician?

SPECIAL TRAINING MESSAGE FROM YOUR AAF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR… For years security industry alarm dealers have complained that we suffer from a lack of trained personnel. Especially in the category of installation and service employees. Many have complained and few have offered solutions. Well

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Who We Are

The Alarm Association of Florida, Inc. (AAF) was founded in 1968 by a group of alarm dealers who knew the time had come to organize their energies and talents..

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The SouthEast Electronic Security Conference is the most important regional event of the industry and will offer over 80 exhibitors, educational conferences and association meetings, all under one roof in Orlando, Florida....

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Find a profesional company, duly licensed and active member of our association close to your area.

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Check our complete offer of professional training for BASA/FASA and 14 hour renewal for License Holders, which will be offered this year in 2014 as traditional live Training and also in the new On- line format.

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Recent News

  • 14 Hr BASA/FASA Now Available Online! Posted on March 10, 2014

    The Alarm Association of Florida On Line Courses are now available in both the fourteen (14) hour initial training format, as well as the six (6) hour renewal for BASA, FASA and BASA/FASA Combinations. You save time and cost for...

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  • From the Director's Chair: March 2014 Posted on March 1, 2013

    Ladies and Gentlemen of the industry – my message to you this month is simple. We need your help and we need it NOW! We have an opportunity for knowledge, information and proactive response to legislation that is not to be missed at this trade show April 14-17, 2014. Please register...

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