1. The City of Palm Bay has reduced responses to false alarm activations by over 60% since the alarm ordinance was passed in October 2000.
2. False alarms divert police from crime prevention efforts.
3. Only 50% of general intrusion alarm calls received by the City of Palm Bay are false alarms.
4. Cats and dogs can get along with motion detectors if the detector is "pet-friendly", if the cat and dog are restricted from the motion detector area, or if the motion detector is bypassed.
5. Enhanced Call Verification, or commonly referred to as "ECV" is a law in the State of Florida that all alarm monitoring companies must comply with.
6. Anyone who has a key to my house or business should know how to use my alarm system and know how to cancel a false alarm.
7. When I have a technical problem with my alarm system and it may require maintenance, I should call the City of Palm Bay's False Alarm Reduction Office for them to inspect and/or make repairs.
8. An alarm user permit for a monitored alarm system expires at the end of each fiscal year.
9. I get two "free" false alarms responses every fiscal year before any false alarm fines are applied.
10. A properly installed, maintained, and operated alarm system will not produce false alarms.
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