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Systems are typically programmed
with just a name or just a unit number
as an identifier. In some cases, a resident
may wish to use an alias so their very
presence on the property is not disclosed
by the system. Systems should maintain
an historical record of transactions (unit
called, time and date, if the lobby door
was released, etc.) that can be accessed in
the event of a related incident.
PANIC AND DURESS ALARMS
A typically hidden button at a fixed
location such as a lobby desk or management office or a portable button
that can be carried within a defined
space that, when pushed, will activate
a silent alarm at a remote alarm
monitoring company. That monitoring
company will then follow agreed-upon
procedures that may include notifying
the local police, contacting the property directly or a designated property
representative.

These systems provide a sense of
safety to staff working by themselves in
an isolated area or during off-hours by
providing them with an undetectable
means of summoning help in the event
of an emergency during which picking
up a phone and dialing 911 is not an option or would potentially exacerbate the
situation. There is a potential for false
alarms via accidental triggering.
The system typically consists of a button or buttons, wiring, communication
panel, power supply, connection to a
phone line, cell service or Wi-Fi and a
contracted monitoring company. There
are also monthly alarm monitoring costs
associated; ongoing inspections and testing should be done to ensure the system
will function properly when activated in
a real event. The deployment of panic or
duress alarms should also be accompanied by appropriate training on their use,
an understanding of how they actually
work, and training regarding personal

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