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Article by Richard Jenkins, ECHO Director, in Security Journal UK Magazine

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In the January 2024 edition of Security Journal UK (SJUK) magazine, ECHO Director, Richard Jenkins discusses the dramatic impact ECHO has made in speeding up police response to alarm activations.

ECHO has seamlessly connected over 300,000 intruder, hold-up, and personal attack alarms to 11 police forces, with the service successfully managing 40,000 incidents per annum.

Find out the average response times achieved by Essex Police and the Metropolitan Police, who were the early adopters of this automated alarm signalling service and what NPCC lead, CDD Ciaran Irvine has to say about the progress of ECHO.  Richard also shares his perspectives on the potential advantages for other blue light services and the enhanced security measures for higher risk properties.

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