[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Las Vegas as Ch. 4, Art. 2, Sec. 4-2-10 of the 1972 City Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- AUDIBLE SIGNAL ALARM
- A device which emits an audible signal which terminates at a specific location in the Police Department.
- FALSE ALARM
- An audible signal or telephonic call received by the Police Department requiring the assignment of a police officer to a specific business or residence to check the criminal activity. Alarm was initiated by employee error, equipment malfunction, or by other inadvertent means.
No audible signal alarm shall terminate in the City Police Department or any other municipal facility.
Audible signal alarms shall be allowed as required by state or federal statute.
Audible signal alarms shall be allowed if the following criteria are met:
The audible signal alarm terminates in the Police Department as of April 1, 1980;
The business using the audible signal alarm connection remains in operation on a continuous basis;
The audible signal alarm system is kept in proper operating condition; which includes maintenance of the system, instruction of employees and upgrading of system to accommodate new equipment in the place of alarm termination.