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County’s Emergency Alert System Helps Locate Missing 3-Year-Old

Emergency Alert System, Engaged Citizen Save Toddler What could have been a tragedy ended with tears of joy when a local of Navarro County, Texas citizen was engaged in his municipalities life-safety and security measures and heard an emergency alert via the county's emergency notification system. In news from ABC 25, the citizen was able [...]

August 20th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris proud to once again participate in Maine Hire-A-Vet Campaign

Once again, Norris is taking part in the annual Maine Hire-A-Vet campaign August 29th in Augusta. The annual event seeks "to help at least 100 employers recruit and hire at least 100 veterans and military family members over 100 days." Norris took part in the 2018 event, as well. Stats from the 2018 event can be seen here:Download [...]

August 16th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Beware of fly-by-night security outfits

Norris Incorporated has been around for decades, helping to protect lives and property and make everyone just a little bit safer. We've been protecting schools, businesses and municipalities and making everyone just a little bit safer. You can trust the Norris name and know that our systems integrators know their craft and our installation and [...]

August 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Surveillance Video of the Month: Multiple fails caught on surveillance camera

Norris likes to bring you videos that enlighten and entertain. We often time bring you collections of video clips showing various humorous events caught on security cameras everywhere and this month is no exception. Please take a few minutes and enjoy these clips showing people caught by surprise, caught unprepared, sometimes scared, sometimes embarrassed. They're [...]

August 7th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Campus Safety Magazine Needs Campus Access Control Survey Volunteers

Campus Safety Magazine on July 18 announced that it was looking for campus Security Directors to volunteer to take their survey about campus access control systems.  The story notes the importance of access control, visitor management, and other electronic life-safety and security systems in mitigating problems at large campuses. "Many crimes, such as school shootings, emergency department violence, [...]

July 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Massachusetts man allegedly pulls fire alarms, assaults first responders

In news from Firehouse.com, the city of Framingham, Mass recently experienced some false fire alarms that wasted firefighter time and endangered first responders and citizens alike when trucks rolled to the site of the "emergency." However, that waste of resources and public endangerment was not the worse the part. Apparently, a local man had caused the [...]

July 18th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Home damaged by fire lacks smoke alarms

In news from New York ABC affiliate 13 WHAM, a Gates, N.Y. home and neighboring houses were damaged by fire recently. It was found that the home where the fire started lacked working smoke alarms. Luckily, even with that lack, no one was injured in the blaze.  A local fire official summed up the concern: "Obviously, [...]

July 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Rise of AI in Security, Safety, and Defense

Artificial Intelligence is more than just a buzz word. Its perfection has been enthusiastically pursued by researchers recently and its proposed applications have been far-reaching. One of the areas AI could be of immense value is in the areas of security and defense, from simple video analytics programs for things like people detection and line [...]

July 8th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Importance of Combating False Alarms

Sandy Springs Georgia recently enacted what many consider a drastic false alarm policy for homes and businesses throughout the municipality. In news from the Marietta Daily Journal Online, after a year-long adjustment and preparation period, the city went live with its Verified Response policy that requires all alarm companies to "provide true, confirmed verification through audio, [...]

July 8th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Employee Profile with Paul Bennett

Norris likes to hire the best and hold onto them. Our employees become a part of the Norris family and today's Employee Spotlight showcases that principle perfectly. Today's employee profile is with Paul Bennett.  What's your title and included duties at Norris? Service Sales Manager.  Responsible for managing and assisting the service sales staff with sales, [...]

July 1st, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments