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COVID-19 Updates and Information.
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October 2020 UPdate.
Upcoming Seasonal Events.
Park Cities recycling event - Saturday, November 7.
November 3 General Election Voter Information.
Saturday, October 24 at 10 a.m. - Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Wednesday, October 28 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.
Thursday, October 29 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library
Friday, October 30 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Baby Story Time.
Wednesday, November 4 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.
Thursday, November 5 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library
Tuesday, November 3 at 5 p.m. - City Council Meeting
The City of University Park Police Department has offered this unique service for residents since 1999. We provide the monitoring of home and business alarm systems directly from the Police Dispatch Center at 3800 University Blvd.
To provide the Direct Alarm Office with new contact information, or to notify the office of your decision to cancel Direct Alarm service, please use the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Specific questions or concerns about the Direct Alarm program can be emailed to:
This information explains how to join the growing number of subscribers to police monitoring of home/business alarm systems. Residents and business owners should note that all active alarm systems are required to have a permit on file with the Police Department.
If you do not wish to sign up for Direct Alarm service, to satisfy the City permit requirement, click on Step 1 and fill out the necessary information. To sign up for Direct Alarm coverage, click on Step 2 and fill out the necessary information.
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To view or download an article (The Arbor -- May 2008) on VoIP considerations for homes protected by a security alarm monitoring service, click here.
To view or download the contents of a flyer published by the False Alarm Reduction Associations that has additional information about VoIP and home security systems, click here.
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