Founded in 1978, COPS Monitoring's award-winning network of six actively redundant load-sharing central stations is the largest in the industry and is trusted by more than 3,500 independent alarm dealers to safeguard more than 2.2 million homes and businesses in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. With locations in New Jersey, Florida, Arizona, Tennessee, Texas, and Maryland, COPS is UL-listed, FM approved, IQ certified, TMA Five Diamond Certified, and has been named TMA Central Station of the Year. In addition to monitoring, COPS offers many value-added services: MPower dealer and customer smartphone, tablet, and computer-accessed account management software, API integration, additional support such as TeleMax dealer answering, direct billing, and additional services. COPS dealers also have access to equipment purchase discounts, website design, expert marketing support, funding, loan, and unique dealer programs through exclusive strategic alliances with leading providers.
With approximately 20 percent penetration into homes, professionally monitored security systems that are now interactive and connected have a lot of room to grow — but many others also seek this opportunity. Read more stories in August Issue 2017.