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False Alarms Costs Go Beyond Dollars
The Plain Dealer reported that the City of Cleveland logged 8,000 hours of police time at a taxpayer cost of about $750,000 for 23,288 false alarm dispatches in 2013. Other suburbs reported similar issues of cost and other wasted resources.
Most false alarms are the result of ...
The fact is, we do not like alarms. We are annoyed when we are alarmed for no reason, or if the alarm is not specific to us.
I was having coffee with a business continuity/disaster recovery service provider who was new to the BEP Institute. In the course of our conversation we laughed at how in the not-so-distant-past companies had large computer rooms and employees accessed the computer through simple terminals that were hardwired to a mainframe central processing unit that had an operating system, the data and the programs to process the data.
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