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Security Industry Association Announces 2018 Legislator of the Year and Statesman Award Winners

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Sens. Orrin Hatch, John Thune and Gary Peters, Reps. Dan Donovan and John Rutherford and Security Industry Veteran Rob Reiter Will Be Honored at SIA GovSummit SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the recipients of its Legislator of the Year and Statesman Awards for 2018. The awardees will be honored…

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The Details on New Federal School Security Grants

Congress has provided significant New funding for school security. Here’s what it means for the security industry. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 included legislation known as the STOP School Violence Act, representing the primary Congressional response so far to the tragic attack on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day, and authorizing nearly $1…

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Security Industry Association Applauds Funding of School Safety Grants Program

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President’s signing of Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 provides $25 million immediately, and $33 million annually. Silver Spring, Maryland (March 23, 2018) – President Donald Trump today signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 which among other provisions would reauthorize and restore funding for school safety grants administered by the U.S. Department of…

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2017 Market Drivers: Body-Worn Camera Funding

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I was honored to participate last week in panel discussion organized by a SIA member to forecast the priorities for the next presidential administration. At the risk of being perceived as yet another political pundit talking head, I focused my panel discussion on bipartisan policies that could drive business opportunities regardless of who wins the…

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SIA Hosts Successful School Security Event with New Congressional Caucus

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Reps. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., and Susan Brooks, R-Ind., co-chair new Congressional School Safety Caucus. WASHINGTON D.C. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) hosted the debut event of the Congressional School Safety Caucus on Capitol Hill Wednesday, bringing together the co-chairs of the caucus with private- and public-sector experts to assess strategy for securing our nation’s…

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SIA to Host Event with Congressional School Safety Caucus

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The security industry is ready to work with lawmakers to address the security needs of schools. Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) will host a panel discussion, “Challenges and Opportunities to Protect and Ensure Safety for America’s Schools,” in cooperation with the Congressional School Safety Caucus on Wednesday, March 2, from 12-1:30…

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SIA Outlines Security Considerations for School Boards Planning Infrastructure Improvements

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National School Board Association Advocacy Institute hosted a SIA-sponsored panel on developments in school construction, security and financing. Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) on Sunday presented the latest on school security technology at the National School Boards Association (NSBA) Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C., where more than 800 school board members…

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Security Industry Association Applauds School Safety Measure in Omnibus Spending Bill

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Consolidated spending measure includes new initiative for school safety and security, and SIA looks forward to providing input into guidance. Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) supports the inclusion of a new school safety initiative in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 (H.R. 3547) cleared by Congress on Thursday and poised for…

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Security Industry Association Names Boxer Legislator of the Year

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Sen. Barbara Boxer recognized for her tireless dedication to school safety in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook tragedy. Silver Spring, Md. — The Security Industry Association (SIA) yesterday presented Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., with its award for Legislator of the Year in 2013 for her tireless dedication to school safety. Jake Parker, SIA director…

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