Who We Are

The Monitoring Association (TMA) is the trade association that represents companies who install, service, and monitor security systems for commercial, government, and residential markets, in addition to manufacturers and industry service providers

TMA Featured News

Learn How to Streamline Emergency Communications

Did you know that TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP service bypasses the call-taking process for alarms? Learn how this service is saving lives and driving new efficiencies.

New TMA Blog Discusses Home Automation Apps

Keypads, once the only way to set the alarm system, have now become one of many interface options available to consumers. Discover the latest trends.

See Newest Online Training Courses at TMATraining.org

Visit TMATraining.org to preview TMA’s newest CEU online training courses. We’ve also added the National Training Program (NTP)’s Field Service Technician (FST).

Set your business apart from the competition

TMA’s Five Diamond program demonstrates your center’s commitment to excellence in service. Learn how your company and customers can benefit.

TMA Programs

The ASAP Service

Save time and improve accuracy of emergency signals with the ASAP Service

ASAP is designed to increase the efficiency and reliability of signals from monitoring centers to ECCs.

Five Diamond

Give your business a unique advantage in today’s competitive market

The Five Diamond designation is granted annually to monitoring centers that demonstrate TMA’s five points of excellence.


Apply for FirstNet services today for your alarm communications

FirstNet is the nationwide public-safety wireless broadband network platform, built and deployed through a first‐of‐its‐kind public‐private partnership.


Build a positive revenue stream and drive-up customer satisfaction

The IQ Program is the only quality control program for installations, monitoring, maintenance and service of electronic safety systems.


That’s over 12% of the U.S. population that is protected under the ASAP service.

City of Rockwall, TX Goes Live with TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP Service

On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the City of Rockwall ECC in Texas…

E&C Announces Subcommittee Markup of Bipartisan, Bicameral Privacy Legislation & Seven Other Bills

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ),…

TMA Standards Committee to Host Town Halls on TMA-AVS-01

TMA’s proposed ANSI standard, TMA-AVS-01 – Alarm Verification…
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