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Security Industry Association CEO Issues Statement on Oklahoma Tragedy

Praises Efforts of First-Responders

May 21, 2013

Rob Traister
Security Industry Association
(301) 804-4704

SILVER SPRING, MD – Don Erickson, CEO of the Security industry Association (SIA), issued a statement today regarding the devastation in Oklahoma as a result of the recent tornadoes.

“On behalf of SIA, our thoughts and prayers are extended to those who have lost their homes and have been injured, and to the families of those who have lost their lives as a result of these storms. We extend our thanks to the first-responders who have acted quickly to help the victims, and who continue to search for survivors.”

The Security Industry Association ( is the leading trade association for electronic and physical security solution providers. SIA protects and ­­advances its members' interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and collaboration with other like-minded organizations. As a proud sponsor of ISC Expos and Conferences, and owner of the Securing New Ground Confence, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities.