Alarm ordinance enforcement begins today

Alarm ordinance enforcement begins today

CREATED Jun 1, 2012

Web Producer - Sara Wright

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Starting today, the Tucson Police Department will start enforcing the new False Alarm Ordinance. Alarm users who have not registered their alarms with the Tucson Police Department will be billed a higher false alarm assessment as of today. There is an annual $20 registration fee, which will remain valid for 365 days, from the date of payment. The $20 is a cost recovery measure for the police department.

Alarm customers may register their alarms online at www.tucsonaz.gov/police and click on “Alarm Information.” Currently, online payment options are not available, but payments may be made in person at the following locations:

Westside Police Service Center at 1310 West Miracle Mile (520) 791- 4440 -- Impound Lobby (for payments)

Primary Alarm Office location:  City Hall at 255 West Alameda Street (520) 791-4583 County/City Public Works at 201 North Stone (Development Services Center Building) (520) 791-5550

Eastside City Hall at 7575 East Speedway (520) 791-4652 **Closed noon to 1 p.m.**

Patrick K. Hardesty Midtown Multi-Service Center at 1100 South Alvernon (520) 791-5779 **Closed noon to 1 p.m.**

General Services Department Price Service Center at 4004 South Park Avenue #1 (520) 791-4226 **Closed noon to 1 p.m.**

Tucson Water Department main location at 310 West Alameda Street (520) 791-2622

For accommodations, materials in accessible formats, foreign language interpreters and/or materials in a language other than English, please contact the Tucson Police Department Public Information Office at (520) 791-4852 or (520) 791-2639 for TDD, at least five (5) business days in advance.

Para arreglos, materiales en formatos accesibles, interpretes de idioma extranjero y/o materiales en otro idioma que no sea Inglés, por favor comunicarse al Departamento de la Policía de Tucson, a la sección de
Información Pública al (520) 791-4852 o (520) 791-2639 para TDD, por lo menos con cinco (5) días hábiles de anticipació. --Roberto A. Villaseñor, Chief of Police

In addition, payment may also be made via the US Post Office by sending a check in the amount of $20, payable to “City ofTucson”, and mail to:

Westside Police Service Center   Attention: Alarm Unit  1310 West Miracle Mile  Tucson, AZ 85705

To see the full alarm ordinance, visit www.tucsonaz.gov/police and click on the “Alarm Information” link.

For any other questions and information, please contact Sergeant Beam of the Tucson Police Department Alarm Unit at (520) 837-7223 or Officer Parrish at (520) 837-7311.