Nationwide, 98.4% of the time when police are sent off for an alarm telephone call, it is a false alarm. A small percentage of company and household residences create the majority of repeat false alarm phone calls.
These faulty alarms rack up a bill for most cities and their residents thousands of dollars annually and take Police Officers and Firemen away from real emergency situations. To prevent needless emergency situation responses to false alarms, a statute was embraced to urge all alarm system individuals to preserve the mechanical dependability of and to appropriately use their alarm system equipment and devices. Therefore, most cities now have alarm permit requirements.
Below is a list of alarm permits. Each city has different fees and requirements. Some cities require different fees for seniors (over 65). Make sure to follow the requirements for your particular city in regards to your alarm permit:
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