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Covid-19 Forces Suspension of Annual Spring Smoke Detector Check

Covid-19 has affected virtually everyone's life in one way or another. To add to the list, the York Nebraska Fire Department has announced they will not carry out their regular spring smoke detector check for senior citizens. You can read the original article here: York News-Times. The suspension of the smoke detector checks is due to [...]

April 24th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Up To $50 Million To Schools For Security Upgrades

Norris Inc. is helping schools throughout New England access the $50 million in federal grant money set aside for the school violence prevention program. Public and private schools are currently eligible for security upgrades. The grant funding is through the federal COPS School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). Norris Inc. is Northern New England's premier commercial life-safety [...]

April 24th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Would-Be Thieves Foiled By Burglar Alarm

In the news from the Butler Eagle, located in Butler County Pennsylvania, two would-be thieves were foiled in their burglary of a local convenience store. When the would-be thieves tripped a burglar alarm breaking in to steal a safe that contained $6,000. "A burglar alarm just before 6:30 a.m. alerted officers, who spotted the suspected crooks [...]

April 24th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Norris Completes BDA Deployment at Historic New England University

Northern New England's premiere life-safety and security company Norris Inc., a Minuteman Company, recently completed a retrofit deployment of a Bi-Directional Amplifier (BDA) system, a new life-saving technology, at UNH's historic Hamilton Smith Hall. The BDA system was put in place to ensure that first responders in the building always have a life-saving line of [...]

April 2nd, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Security Robots Used to Enforce Curfew, Help Prevent Spread of Covid-19

In a story from Arab News, live-video-enabled security robots are patrolling the streets of Tunisian capital Tunis to help enforce a curfew."The unmanned ground vehicles are called P-Guard and locally developed by Enova Robotics," the story reads. "They are being used by the Ministry of Interior to enforce its lockdown of Tunis."   The robots patrol the streets [...]

March 31st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Responsible Citizen, Installed Burglar Alarm Help Catch Would-Be Bad Guy

In recent news from Eureka, California ABC affiliate 7 KRCR News, an observant and civic-minded citizen called the police and notified them that something seemed fishy when an unknown man tried to enter her home and, unsuccessful, moved on to a neighbor's open garage. "The caller said an unknown male attempted to open her front door [...]

March 25th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Man Without Working Smoke Detectors Lucky To Be Alive After Blaze

In news from stuff.co.nz out of New Zealand, a recent blaze that had firefighters battling flames late into the night nearly claimed lives instead of just property.  According to the story, a man staying a vacation property/campsite called Old MacDonald's Farm was awakened by the "popping" sound of the fire consuming the cottage he was in. [...]

March 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Inc Offers New HALO IoT Multi-Sensor with Vigilance Notification Platform

Vaping has become a real epidemic according to many sources. In this face of this growing problem for our schools, Norris is helping out. Norris Inc diversified it's detection and notification muscle this past year with the addition of a new offering, the HALO IoT Multi-Sensor, which is manufactured by the IPVideo Corporation. The device [...]

March 16th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Quick Thinking, Fire Alarm Saves Lives In Local Blaze

Quick Thinking, Fire Alarm Saves Lives In Local Blaze In news from local ABC News affiliate WMTW, an Augusta-area fire could have resulted in tragedy if not for the quick thinking of an apartment building tenant and an the building's installed fire alarm system. An early-morning fire at an apartment building in the Maine State [...]

March 9th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Minuteman Security Technologies Acquires Norris

Andover, Mass. — March 2, 2020: Minuteman Security Technologies, Inc. (“Minuteman”), a leading provider of enterprise security technology solutions, today announced that it has acquired systems integrator Norris Inc., of South Portland, Maine. With the acquisition of Norris, a well-established integrator with four locations in New England, Minuteman becomes the region’s largest independent full-service provider [...]

March 5th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments