Rice: Hoot of an alarm call in Paradise Valley

The Town of Paradise Valley homeowner got a message from his security monitoring company that there was motion inside his home. Not good. Nobody was supposed to be there and he was out of town. He called the town’s police department, the dispatcher put out the call and officers quickly responded with their customary caution. […]

Town officials eye solution to Paradise Valley police alarm service

Officials at the Paradise Valley Police Department are confident they have found a viable solution for its police alarm system — one loyal residents have used for decades. After more than a year of searching for a solution to the police department’s legacy alarm system, Police Chief Peter Wingert told town leaders on Jan. 25, […]

PVPD respond to residential-alarm call

A residential alarm appears to have deterred a burglar attempting to break-in to a home on McDonald Drive, police officials say. On June 16, Paradise Valley police officers responded to a burglary-alarm call in the 5300 block of east McDonald Drive. Upon arrival, it appeared an unknown subject(s) forced entry to the back door of the residence, but at this time it does not appear any property was taken, police said.

Paradise Valley devises feasible alarm system remedy

Town of Paradise Valley officials may have found a viable solution to a question left unanswered for over two years: what is the future of the town’s residential alarm system? During a May 11 study session held at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, Police Chief Peter Wingert, Town Manager Kevin Burke, councilmember Mark Stanton and Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner illustrated their commitment to finding a solution for residents using the public safety service. Since October 2015 Paradise Valley Town Council has been searching for a way to create a cost-neutral alarm system in order to maintain a service offered since 1984.

Paradise Valley Town Council OKs legacy alarm system

The Paradise Valley Town Council voted to not give up on the police alarm system utilized by hundreds of residents in an attempt to continue searching for a viable business plan to sustain the service. After several months worth of research and study sessions, the town council voted on the future of the alarm service during its Dec. 1 meeting held at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive.

Town council continues conversation on alarm monitoring systems

The Town of Paradise Valley Town council will revisit the issue of the police department’s alarm monitoring system during its Thursday, Nov. 17 town council meeting. Police chief Peter Wingert will lead the 45-minute discussion which will center on what direction the town council wants to take in terms of sustaining or ending the service, proposed during a previous study sessions is acceptable to the council. Specifically, the town council will discuss business models No. “1” and “4” during this meeting, according to a town staff presentation.