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Submitted on February 9, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Bill 88, introduced on Dec. 15, is expected to be debated and voted on by the national assembly in the coming months. Bill 88 would set up the Private Security Bureau, which would regulate alarm companies and monitoring firms, as...
Submitted on February 9, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
“Equally importantly, the high level of up-front investment made by Bosch in previous years is now beginning to pay off.” The number of staff rose by nearly 11,000 to 242,500. Most of this growth was outside Germany. Even so, there...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The study showed that on 30 June 2003, there were 23,555 prisoners in Australian jails (ABS 2004). Of these, seven per cent (1,594) were women, an increase of 109 per cent since 1993. Of the 812 male and female prisoners...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
He brings more than 30 years of corporate security management to this position. Currently, Consalvo is the manager of corporate security for the State Farm Insurance Companies. In that role, he provides executive leadership and directs the security program for...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
While further empirical research with bushfire arson data and offenders will be needed, this typology presents a starting point for further work and a basis for understanding why people light bushfires. 1. Bushfires lit to create excitement or relieve boredom...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
“It Takes a Thief” features a home burglary that is taped as it happens, then offers a lesson in what steps the homeowner needs to take to prevent a crime from taking place again. The show will run weekly on...
Submitted on February 6, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
THERE is debate about whether drug use 'leads' to crime or the reverse. The Australian Institute of Criminology conducted the Drug use careers of offenders (DUCO) study in order to examine the interaction between criminal offending and drug use patterns....
Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Full-year 2004 earnings were $16.6 billion, up 6% from 2003 earnings before required accounting changes. Cash flow from GE's operating activities (CFOA) in 2004 increased 18% to $15.2 billion. "GE had a tremendous fourth quarter and an excellent 2004, as...
Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The Transportation Security Administration has already conducted background checks on the 2.7 million hazmat drivers, based on their names, to find out if any of them presented a potential terrorist threat. From May 31, drivers who want to renew or...
Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The relevance of the scheme is that household broadband fibre could allow the domestic market to be opened to video monitoring, among other things. The Tasmanian Government will contribute $A3 million to the 2-year pilot, which is called the Tasmanian...
Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
Robert Bonner, CBP Commissioner, announced during the recent Customs Trade Symposium in Washington, D.C., that he was ready to take the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program to the next level, which he called "C-TPAT Plus". C-TPAT Plus would provide...
Submitted on February 2, 2005 | Security Electronics and Networks
The maker of aerospace products, building control technologies and automotive products reported net income of $US419 million, or 49 cents per share. That matched the consensus forecast of analysts surveyed by Thomson First Call. A year ago, the Morris Township-based...
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