Arizona county passes alarm ordinance

Residents and business owners in Navajo County, Arizona, will now face fines for having an excessive number of false alarms under a new ordinance approved by the county’s board of supervisors earlier this week, according to a story published by

Under the ordinance, alarm owners will be allowed three false alarms in a 365-day period, after which the following fines will be levied; $150 for a fourth false alarm that is not a robbery alarm, which will increase $200 for each subsequent violation of the ordinance. The fine for a fourth false robbery alarm will be $500, which will increase by $300 for each subsequent violation.

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