COPS Monitoring Named Central Station of the Year
July 7, 2014

Williamstown, NJ - July 7, 2014: COPS Monitoring, the largest independently owned wholesale monitoring company in the United States, announced today that it received the Central Station Alarm Association's (CSAA) Central Station of the Year award at the special Excellence Awards ceremony during the Electronic Security Expo (ESX), held June 23-27 in Nashville, TN.

The CSAA is a trade association representing companies providing Central Station protection services.  The award recognizes outstanding companies who perform in the highest professional manner, thereby making a significant contribution to the betterment of the alarm industry and the alarm profession while demonstrating exceptional service to their customers and community.

The Central Station of the Year is chosen for overall excellence in a number of categories, including:

  • Listings and certifications
  • Hiring criteria and retention programs
  • Training, continuing education, and incentive programs
  • Disaster preparedness and recovery planning
  • Quality of records-keeping and performance data
  • Adoption of new technologies
  • False alarm reduction
  • Involvement with industry groups
  • Quality of existing relationships with customers and responding authorities
  • Other contributions to the industry
  • Central stations are eligible to be considered for Central Station of the Year every three years.

    "Our entire team is both humbled and honored to be recognized as this year's Central Station of the Year Award recipient," stated Jim McMullen, President and COO of COPS Monitoring. "We realize there are many first-class central stations and our hats are off to the CSAA and all its members who strive to make the industry more professional in every way. We are extremely appreciative to be commended with such a prestigious award."

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