FARA Publications

FARA Alarm Reduction Strategies

The False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) has authored this White Paper to outline the strategies employed by local governments in alarm management.

Twenty one strategies that are commonly used throughout North America for reducing false burglar alarms have been identified.

No inference should be drawn from the order in which the options are listed.

The most successful alarm management programs have combined several of these strategies to form a local program. Each municipality must select the proper combination of these strategies to achieve the desired impact..