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14B.10.160 Liability.

Law enforcement response to an alarm may be based on factors such as: availability of police units, priority of calls, weather conditions, traffic conditions, emergency conditions, staffing levels and other factors.  For these reasons, the permitting of an alarm system and regulation thereof by PPB is not intended to, nor will it, create a contract, duty or obligation, or special relationship, either expressed or implied, between the City and an alarm user, assuring police response to the alarm. Any and all liability and consequential damages that may result from PPB’s failure to respond to an alarm notification is subject to governmental immunity as provided by law and is retained.