Alarms

In addition we would like to take the opportunity to inform you that property owners who have installed alarm systems are required to furnish the Sheriff’s Office with certain information. Failing to provide the information or having three false alarms within a calendar year may result in a citation being issued as per County Ordinance

Sec. 23-1-12 Type I Alarms; Information Required.
Owners of Type I alarms intending to request or actually requesting emergency response services from the Department or any county agency at any location where a Type I alarm is installed shall first file the following information with the Department:
   (a) the name, address and telephone number of the owner;
   (b) the exact location of each alarm device;
   (c) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) individuals who are familiar with the device, who are available at anytime to deactivate the device upon request of the Department, and who are authorized to assume the obligations of Section 23-1-17 (a) through (d);
   (d) the nature of the business or facility which the device is intended to protect; and
   (e) the nature of acts or events which the device is intended to detect.