FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: June 2018

  Dear Alarm Contractors, Industry Colleagues, Partners, Friends and Family… Please allow us this personal observation for the month. We feel it necessary to communicate withall of you because of the unusual circumstances. As you are aware, my wife of over 48 years, Linda passed away peacefully May 6, 2018. I have commented on her [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: June 2018 2018-06-19T10:10:07+00:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: April 2018

“First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.” Napolean Hill, American Author – 1883-1970 April kicks our organization into high gear preparing for and administering our annual state business conference in May. There are [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: April 2018 2018-03-26T10:48:13+00:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: March 2018

“Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of production and trade…” Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged Notwithstanding the quote from Atlas Shrugged, the Alarm Association of Florida proceeds annually to establish a business conference and product exposition for our members and even those reluctant non-members in the industry. Perhaps we should not judge our fellow [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: March 2018 2018-02-26T14:06:13+00:00

Preparing for Hurricane Irma

The Alarm Association of Florida office will be closed as of 5:00 PM Eastern, Wednesday September 6, 2017. It will remain closed until such time as safety and logistics permit our return. This is a dangerous storm and recovery time will be lengthy. All classroom training for September will be postponed and rescheduled. We will [...]

Preparing for Hurricane Irma 2017-12-06T17:50:24+00:00

FLORIDA POLICE CHIEF’S ASSOCIATION HONORS THEIR PAST AND AAF PRESENT

During the week of July 9-12, 2017 the Florida Police Chief’s Association held their annual summer members meeting at Trump National Doral. At this meeting the FPCA presented many awards to people who have devoted their energies and careers to law enforcement and the support thereof. The Alarm Association of Florida and the Security Industry [...]

FLORIDA POLICE CHIEF’S ASSOCIATION HONORS THEIR PAST AND AAF PRESENT 2017-12-06T17:50:24+00:00

2016 MVPs AAF 2016 MVP - Dana Hurlbut Public Safety Law Enforcement MVP - Marshal William 'Bill' Berger Public Safety Fire Official MVP - Fire Marshal Anthony Apfelbeck

2017-12-06T17:50:25+00:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: February 2017

FLORIDA STATUTES for Electrical and Alarm Contractors regarding the hiring of employees Title XXXII REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS Chapter 489 CONTRACTING View Entire Chapter “489.503 Exemptions.— (b) The legislative intent of this subsection is to place equal responsibility on the unlicensed business and its employees for the protection of the consumers in contracting transactions. For the [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: February 2017 2017-12-06T17:50:35+00:00