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

Looking to Hire or Be Hired? Look at the NEW Job Board

Crown Consulting is hiring full-time and part-time senior security systems installation technicians to join its team. Learn more about this and other opportunities.

TMA NextGen to Host Next New Meet Your Mentor Interview 9/21

Don’t miss the third episode of TMA NextGen’s Meet Your Mentor Series featuring Teresa Gonzalez, President, UCC. View episodes 1 & 2 online now.

TMA Welcomes its 90th ECC to its ASAP Service

Learn more about how TMA’s ASAP service is bringing new levels of effectiveness and efficiency to ECCs across the US. Discover why it’s growing!

Take a TMA Online Operation Training this Summer–Level 1 or 2

Recognized as the “Gold Standard” for monitoring center operator training, TMA’s online courses set you up for success. Take one this winter!

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 11% of the U.S. population that is protected under the ASAP service.

Reassigned Numbers Database Available for Beta Testing, 7/1

A public notice came out last week announcing a beta test of…

TMA Welcomes its 89th ECC to ASAP Service

The Mecklenburg County VA Emergency Communications Center is…

FCC Votes to Create Online Portal for Robocall, ID Spoofing Complaints

The Federal Communications Commission has voted in an amendment…

National Monitoring Center Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

National Monitoring Center proudly announces the 20th anniversary…