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

May 17th TMA Virtual Town Hall Details Latest on TMA AVS-01

TMA members – register now to attend TMA’s May 17th Virtual Town Hall. AVS-01 Chair Mark McCall shares the latest updates on the standard.

The Spring Issue of TMA Dispatch is Available

Don’t miss the first issue of the TMA Dispatch for 2021! It’s full of great information for you and your company! Education takes the spotlight.

2021 Member-Get-a-Member Campaign in Full Swing

Any member* you recruit between now and June 30th gives you a chance to win a free registration to TMA’s Annual Meeting. Go get ’em! (*some exclusions)

Take a TMA Online Operation Training this Winter–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


Save time and improve accuracy of emergency signals with ASAP-to-PSAP

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.

Georgia Joins List of States Banning Fines for Alarm Companies When Customers Generate a False Alarm

Atlanta, Georgia (April 1, 2021) – The Georgia General Assembly…

Honoring Our Veterans, November 2020

TMA is proud to honor those within our community who have served…


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…