WISA News and Events

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

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.


WISA Makes Donation to AIREF

WISA Makes a Donated of $1000.00 to the AIREF to help research and education that serves the electronic security industry. Funds raised through the tournament will be funneled into initiatives that support workforce development efforts to attract more qualified talent to our growing and evolving industry.

Are you going to the event in Las Vegas on March 17, make sure you are on the look out for the new WISA logo at this year golf event. It should be located at the Tee Box.

Tuesday, March 17 | Las Vegas

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What is AIREF

The Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation (AIREF) serves as the research arm of the electronic security industry. This is AIREF’s mission: Everything we do should make our industry’s products and services more viable, reliable and relevant. We will continue on this mission as we support the security industry and all of those involved in it.

Holiday Party raises money for Youth Scholarship

Thank you to everyone for coming out to the annual WISA Holiday Party at the Holiday Inn in Pewaukee last night. We would like to give thanks to our sponsors: ADI, Anixter, APD, Cassidy, DSC, H&S Protection, IP Security Reps, JCI, and WHIRC for donating prizes. A special Thank You to Jean Novy for coming out to run our 50/50 scholarship raffle! The raffle brought in an additional $320 to be given to our 2020 WISA Youth Scholarship winners in May. Everyone had a great time, and we are looking forward to next year’s event!

Stu Brehm and Jean Novy drawing 50/50 winner

50/50 Winner Cody Decker-WHIRC with Jean Novy

Blackjack table

Blackjack table

Texas Hold’em


LaForce Gives Back to local Greenbay School

Team members at LaForce volunteered at Fort Howard Elementary School in Green Bay. They helped students shop for their families and assisted in gift wrapping. The LaForce team loves to help our community, and this is just one of the many ways our team gives back!

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Award Ceremony May 21th 2020

WISAs Annual Award Meeting. Do you want to recognize an outstanding administrative, technician, or sales person? Have you worked with an associate member that went way above and beyond for you? Now is the time to show your appreciation and recognize those individuals that you feel are outstanding in the industry.

Attached you will find a nomination form along with a description of all the award categories and criteria considerations. Categories include:

  • Member of the Year
  • Administrative Person of the Year
  • Technician of the Year
  • Associate Member of the Year
  • Salesperson of the Year
  • Public Safety Person of the Year

Show your appreciation and nominate someone today! Nominations are due no later than April 15, 2020.

Complete your nomination forms online today!


2020 Award Nomination


Upcoming Events

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    March 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    March 17 - March 20

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