3-18-6: UNLAWFUL ACTIVATION OR REPORT OF ALARM:
   A.   No person shall activate a security alarm system for the purpose of summoning the department except in the event of fire, an unauthorized entry, robbery, or other crime being committed or attempted on the premises, or if the person needs immediate assistance in order to avoid injury or serious bodily harm.
   B.   Any person who notifies the department of an activated alarm and has knowledge that such activation was apparently caused by an electrical or other malfunction shall at the same time notify the police of the apparent malfunction. (Ord. 2003-9, 7-1-2003)