WISA News and Events

Below is a list of recent news related to the Wisconsin Security Association

Congratulation 2020 Scholarship Winners

The Wisconsin Security Association (WISA), is pleased to announce this years winners of two college scholarships for graduating seniors whose parents are full-time, active members of a Wisconsin police or fire department. The award is made possible from all the membership of the Wisconsin Security Association.
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Joint Statement on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) from the Electronic Security and Life Safety Industry Associations

A special message from ESA, SIA & TMA.


During this challenging time, ESA, SIA and TMA are united in representing your interest in the electronic security and life safety industry. The rapid government response through executive action, regulatory changes and legislation at the local, state and federal level to the COVID-19 virus is unprecedented. We stand together to assure all members, consumers and other stakeholders that this industry will continue to remain on the front lines as a vital partner in public safety. read more…

Day of CEU’s

The Wisconsin Security Association Day of CEU’s is in full swing! Jason West from Digital Watchdog is discussing Cloud Management Made Easy. The group has been asking some great questions and Jason is an expert in his field.

Per Mar Security Services Awards Academic Scholarships

Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients founded in Davenport, IA, is pleased to announce it has awarded twenty-one, $500 scholarship awards for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Each year, children of Per Mar or Midwest Alarm Services employees can apply for scholarships to be used towards higher education. “We are glad that we are able to award scholarships to deserving students,” said Brain Duffy, Chief Operating Officer. “It’s great to see the program expand more this year.”

Congratulations to all of the recipients of Per Mar’s Scholarship Program for the 2019-2020 school year.

Nathan Check is the son of Scott Check, a Technician out of our Wausau branch. Nathan is studying at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Cameron Melk is the daughter of Matt Melk, District Operations Manager for our Wausau branch. Cameron is studying nursing at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Jenna Rach is the daughter of Dave Rach, Sales Consultant at the Madison branch. Jenna is studying Pharmacology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ian Stussy is the son of Pete Stussy, Sales Consultant at the La Crosse branch. Ian is studying Finance at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

STANLEY Security Donates $10,000 to Fishers, Ind., Police Department

STANLEY Security recently presented the police department of Fishers, Ind., with a donation of $10,000 in honor of fallen K-9 Harlej, who passed away in November 2019. Harlej was shot and killed by a suspect during a manhunt after following him into a wooded area. The man was later apprehended by Harlej’s handler, Fishers Patrolman Jarred Koopman.

A division of Stanley Black & Decker, STANLEY Security is a provider of integrated security solutions for a variety of industries including education, retail, healthcare, financial services and government. Their products include intrusion detection software, fire alarms, video surveillance systems and other safety solutions.

“Being headquartered in Fisher, STANLEY Security has developed a close-knit relationship with the Fishers PD,” Robert Dro, STANLEY Security chief financial officer, said. “We are pleased to be offering the Fishers PD a donation toward a new canine officer to thank them for their unwavering dedication and service to our community.”

STANLEY Security first established roots in Fishers in August 2017. Since their arrival in Fishers, they have worked closely with the Fishers Police Department on a number of projects, including the donation of Macho, another K-9 officer, to the department in 2018.

“STANLEY Security has been a collaborative partner for us throughout the years,” Ed Gebhart, Fishers Police Chief, said. “Receiving this donation from them will help us create a more secure environment within the Fishers Community and we look forward to continuing our relationship with STANLEY Security in the future.”

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LaForce Volunteer Program

LaForce Vernon Hills office volunteered with Feed My Starving Children, a Christian nonprofit,  dedicated to seeing every child whole in body and spirit. FMSC works with food distribution partners that stay with communities for the long haul, empowering them to move from relief to development.


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