11th Annual Classic Sponsors

An Assessment of the Calculation Process and Validity of False Alarm Estimates

This report provides a starting point for identifying and defining the relevant terminology as well as offering suggestions for improved false/invalid alarm calculation and reporting in the future.

Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice Study

A comprehensive study of five years of statistics by researchers at the Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice (SCJ) in Newark found that residential burglar alarm systems deter crime.

Salt Lake City Study

The Alarm Industry Research & Educational Foundation (AIREF) has announced the results of a first-of-its kind survey designed to assess citizens’ reactions to a “verified response” city ordinance. The study, released in Salt Lake City, shows 65 percent of registered voters in one of the first communities to adopt verified response disapprove of it and would vote for politicians who would change it.

Independent research on verified response