Wayne State University

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9.4 Security Alarm Systems

DESCRIPTION

To provide asset and facility protection, the university has invested in a computer based alarm monitoring system located in the Public Safety Department. Departments wishing to further secure their assigned areas may take advantage of this system through the acquisition of compatible local alarm equipment installations.

POLICY

To ensure compatibility, the purchase of alarm systems must be based upon the review and approval provided by the Public Safety Department.

PROCEDURE

Responsibility

Action

Responsible Department

  1. Identify the need(s) for additional facility protection.

  2. Request survey from Public Safety to determine security and alarm needs and recommendations.

Public Safety

  1. Identify the need(s) for additional facility protection.

  2. Conduct requested surveys and provide recommendations.

  3. Specify system compatible components.

  4. Obtain price quotes from Facilities Planning and Management approved alarm installer.

  5. Inform Responsible Department of alarm system and alarm installer chosen along with cost.

  6. Provide specifications of items needed.

Responsible Department

  1. Initiate Purchase Requisition (PR), 107B or 107G, (refer to APPM section 2.2, Initiating a Request).

  2. Forward (PR) to Public Safety for special approval.

Public Safety

  1. Review and approve (PR.)

    1. If approved, forward (PR) to Purchasing.

    2. If not approved, return (PR) to Responsible Department.

Purchasing

  1. Review and approve (PR.)

    1. If approved, process (PR.)

    2. If not approved, return (PR) to Responsible Department.