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Surveillance Video of the Month

Once a month, we like to bring you entertaining and educational videos that show the best and the worst of situations and people rising to new highs or sinking to new lows.  It’s true that cameras catch some pretty weird things out there.  One great use of cameras is to provide an audit trail to [...]

February 28th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris 10 Steps To Safer Schools

Norris is no stranger to that direst and most difficult of life-safety and security missions--securing our children where they spend their days learning.  At the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Norris decided to make some useful suggestions.  In today's world of increasing school shootings, there is a [...]

February 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Local FD giving out free smoke detectors to area residents

In news from KRGV.com out of Rio Grande Valley Texas, the local La Joya fire department has teamed up with the American Red Cross to hand out free smoke detectors to urge homeowners to take the proper steps to protect their lives and property. The story cites a statistic from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) that notes 3/5 of [...]

February 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Inc. Employee Profile: Chris Small

Norris Inc. prides itself on hiring the best people around. Norris has a nearly 40-year tradition of building a strong team that cares about country, community and giving of self to help others. In a continuing segment, Norris will take a look at the team members who make the Norris Difference! Today’s Profile interview is with Installation Manager/Project Manager, Chris Small. What's your title [...]

February 11th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Elementary school goes without fully-functioning fire alarm system for years

A story from news outlet the Dothan Eagle out of Dothan, Alabama reports that local school, Webb Elementary School, has been without a fully-functioning fire alarm system “for years” since the original school began expanding and adding new buildings to create a built-out campus. Whenever the school would add a new building, the project would be put [...]

February 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Norris Inc. Employee Profile: Craig Elkanich

Norris Inc. prides itself on hiring the best people around. Norris has a nearly 40-year tradition of building a strong team that cares about country, community and giving of self to help others. In a continuing segment, Norris will take a look at the team members who make the Norris Difference! Today’s Profile interview is [...]

February 5th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments

Community Works Together To Avert Potential Disaster

In news from the Green Mountain State, police, school staff, family and a concerned student were able to fend off what could have been a disaster, recently.  A story from local CBS affiliate Live WCSC says plans to shoot up a private high school were thwarted by a combination of school-official, family, and student action. The potential [...]

January 30th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Surveillance Video of the Month

Surveillance Video of the Month Once a month, Norris likes to bring you informational and/or entertaining surveillance video footage to remind you that surveillance cameras at your business are not only a deterrent, a business intelligence tool, an audit trail for insurance, a security device to help protect lives and property, are also the source [...]

January 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

New Milford CT approves new fine schedule for false alarms

In news from the New Milford Spectrum, the town of New Milford, prompted by fed-up first responders, has implemented a new fine structure for repeat-false-alarm offenders. The story cites some illuminating police department statistics that people might find shocking.  “In 2016, the department received about 1,380 burglary alarms, of which two were actual burglaries. In 2017 those [...]

January 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Poorly Maintained Alarm System Frays Resident’s Nerves

In news from across the pond, a Humberside, UK resident, frustrated with an apparently poorly maintained alarm system that had been beeping for weeks, took matters into his own hands—literally.

January 14th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments