Join FARA

Reasons everyone should join FARA- (Click Here To Join Online  or Click Here For A Mail In Application)

  • Develop or Refine Your Program- Use the expertise from the entire membership and publication library.
  • Avoid Mistakes- Tap into others to help you avoid making the same mistakes they have made.
  • Attend Training- Delve into alarm management issues, meet with peers and network with others at Annual Training Symposiums and Regional Training Sessions.
  • Get a Mentor- Team with a seasoned alarm management professional, who will help you work through all aspects of your alarm management program.
  • Keep Up On Trends- Receive a monthly newsletter, which covers the latest trends in ordinances, programs, security, tips for consumers and much, much more.
  • Don’t Miss Out- Be part of an international network of local government alarm ordinance professionals, alarm industry representatives and alarm users.

Reasons Public Safety should join FARA -  (Click Here To Join Online  or Click Here For A Mail In Application)

  • Use The Models- Use the language from model ordinances on burglar, fire and smoke emitting devices.
  • Use the Research- Take advantage of the growing library of how to manuals that cover:
    • Program development
    • Alarm system equipment
    • Software selection
    • Consumer information
    • Alarm unit job descriptions
    • Calculating and reporting false alarms
    • Customer service
    • Electronic filing of permits
    • Grants
    • How to run alarm schools
    • Selecting outsourcing vendors
  • Use the Bulletins- Jump start your user education programs with one page bulletins that focus on common causes of false alarms.
  • Use Our Assistance Requests- We will email your fellow members to get the answer to your question.
  • Connect with Industry- We can help you begin a dialog with  industry in your area.

Reasons Alarm Industry Should Join FARA-  (Click Here To Join Online  or Click Here For A Mail In Application)

  • Improve how products reduce false alarms.
  • Develop relationships.
  • Spotlight your efforts at false alarm reduction.
  • Use our mailers to reduce false alarms from your customers.
  • Help shape public policy on alarm management.
  • Demonstrate your corporate responsibility.
  • Educate public safety officials on the challenges you face.

Reasons Alarm Users should join FARA -  (Click Here To Join Online  or Click Here For A Mail In Application)

  • Help ensure that alarm ordinances are fair to alarm users.
  • Develop relationships.
  • Spotlight your efforts at false alarm reduction.
  • Help shape public policy on alarm management.
  • Demonstrate your corporate responsibility.
  • Educate public safety officials on the challenges you face.

Membership has privileges

  • Members Only Access – Members enjoy access to an information packed, password protected sections of our web site.
  • Professional Certification – The FARA Professional Certification Program provides you with a mechanism to demonstrate your professionalism and knowledge of alarm management issues.
  • Continuing Education – Continuing education will increase your experience. These programs will ensure you receive some of the recognition you deserve.
  • Meaningful Benefits – Many benefits accrue to FARA Members.  Check some of them out!