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Pittsfield Council Gets Into Weeds of False Alarm Ordinance

The City Council has opened up a can of worms when it comes to false alarms. The Police Department had come to the council with a fairly straightforward request: require those with burglar alarms to register with the city annually. The department's records are out of date and officials wanted to find a way to keep up with those records.

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Pittsfield Looks To Crack Down On False Burglar Alarms

The Police Department is looking to crack down on false burglar alarms. Chief Information Officer Mike Steben said in 2017 officers responded to 1,670 false alarm calls.

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