Credit Hours: 1

False Alarm Reduction 101 – Causes and Impacts

Elite CEU in conjunction with FARA (False Alarm Reduction Association) has developed a series of courses False Alarm Reduction- 101 Causes & Impacts, dedicated to educating and preventing false alarms. False alarms are the #1 problem in the burglar alarm and electronic security industries and waste millions of tax payers’ dollars.  This first one hour course in the series is designed to minimize this problem through educating everyone involved from the security professionals, public safety officials, and residential and commercial alarm system owners. The audience will learn about the Public Safety perspective – specifically the police and fire fighters, and how false alarms negatively affect the ability to do their jobs.

Product Description / Course Objectives

This one hour course will prove extremely valuable in conveying to everyone all aspects of the false alarm issue. We cover everything from the basic definitions of false alarms to recorded reactions, news reports, and interviews from city officials, police officers, and fire fighters. All of these combined elements will help the student of this course obtain a better understanding of false alarms and assist in accomplishing the following:

  • Define the causes for and impacts of false alarms
  • Describe the public safety perspective on false alarms
  • Reinforce the need for alarm companies and its technical and sales employees to commit to reducing false alarms
  • Reinforce the need for alarm users to commit to reducing false alarms


Credit hours: 1


Approved for CEU credit in:

Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, Tennessee: (Qualified Agent), Texas