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False Alarm Reduction Tips

False alarms are a serious problem in the District of Columbia. While it may just seem a nuisance to some, to the person who has a real 911 emergency, the delay caused by these false alarms may cost valuable minutes in response time of the police department, fire department, or EMS.

The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, Inc. provides a number of useful tips for reducing the number of false alarms.