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False Alarm Program - Workshops

What is the false alarm REDUCTION workshop?

The Seattle Police Department offers all residents and business owners the opportunity to attend a free alarm user’s workshop.  This workshop lasts approximately 90 minutes and covers the following topics:

• The burden of false alarms
• The reality of alarm ownership
• An overview of the ordinance
• Securing your home or business

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE WORKSHOP?

Attending the SPD False Alarm Reductuion Workshop is one of the way a resident or business owner who has had a False Alarm reported on their property is eligible to receive a “one-time” waiver.

Additionally, if you are thinking of buying or installing an alarm system on your home or business, you may find the Workshop helpful BEFORE you put it into operation to avoid possible False Alarms. 

WHEN ARE THE WORKSHOPS SCHEDULED?

The False Alarm Reduction Workshops are presently scheduled monthly, on
Tuesday evenings and begin promptly at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Seattle Police Headquarters. 

2014 WORKSHOPS

  • October 21, 2014 THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED
  • November 18, 2014
  • December 16, 2014

WHERE ARE THE WORKSHOPS GIVEN?

Regularly scheduled workshops are held at Seattle Police Headquarters at 610 5th Avenue in downtown Seattle (at the corner of 5th Avenue and Cherry Street).  Workshops begin promptly at 7:00 pm and street parking is limited.  Please allow ample time to find parking and arrive before 7:00 pm.

WHAT IF I'D LIKE TO HAVE A GROUP OF PEOPLE ATTEND THE WORKSHOP?

Workshops can be brought out to off site locations upon request.  Off site workshops require at least 10 attendees and can be arranged for groups such as; all employees of a single business, a group of businesses in a shopping center, a community group or a chamber of commerce.  Off site classes can be tailored to the specific needs of the group.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE FALSE ALARM USER'S WORKSHOP?

For additional information or to register for a Workshop please call (206) 684-7713 or e-mail false.alarms@seattle.gov.


 
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