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

Special Six-Part Series on Fire Codes Begins Oct. 6

Honeywell Fire Safety Industry Affairs Manager, Richard Roberts, will present the first in a special six-part webinar series on October 6th with an informative presentation on frequently asked questions about CO detection. He’ll also share the key changes to the 2018 NFPA model codes.

TMA Releases Its Latest Wage & Comp Survey

TMA’s latest Wage & Comp Survey is now available for purchase. The study provides monitoring and security services companies with information to guide hiring and compensation decisions.

Revised CS-V-01 Standard Released – Download yours

Stay competitive! Purchase your copy of this comprehensive guide to hiring and compensation. Gain valuable insight into how monitoring and security service companies are rewarding their talent.

Make Sure You’re Prepared for the Unforeseen

We are in the midst of unprecedented health and climate threats. The pandemic moved many to focus on their preparedness, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning. Make sure you, your family, and your business are ready for whatever comes next.

TMA Programs


Save time and improve accuracy of emergency signals

ASAP-to-PSAP is designed to increase the efficiency and reliability of signals from monitoring centers to PSAPs.

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 8% of the U.S. population that is protected under TMA’s ASAP-to-PSAP service.


Brivo has acquired Parakeet Technologies, a provider of smart building solutions which include sensors, thermostats, wireless locks and lighting controls. The acquisition...

Giving Back

COPS Monitoring donated laptops to the Veterans Memorial Home, in Vineland, NJ, giving its residents the ability to connect with loved ones during the necessary quarantines imposed by COVID-19...


With a dedicated week of service and many events throughout the course of the year, including Seasons of Service events around the holidays, ADT provides numerous opportunities for its employees to participate in community service...

Products and Technology

OpenEye, Interface Security Systems Partner for Remote Video Surveillance Solution The strategic partnership will combine Interface’s interactive monitoring service with OpenEye’s web services platform (OWS) to deliver a remote video surveillance solution with Cloud video management to retailers...

UL Revises Virtual Workplace Guidelines

Underwriter's Laboratories (UL) has revised its March 16th Virtual…

7 Tips to Enhance Virtual Office Efficiency

Find yourself "working" in a new place or under different circumstances - Check out these 7 tips for how to be productive!

5G is on the Move

Verizon hits goal of launching 5G in more than 30 cities Re-post…

TMA Aims to Reduce False Alarms

Since its founding in 1950, TMA has worked to create and grow…