August 25, 2022, McLean, VA – The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed two new U.S.-based PSAP/Emergency Communication Centers (ECC) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service in mid-August. The Fort Worth, TX and the Irving PD, TX Emergency Communications Centers (ECC) are the 112th and 113th public safety communications centers, respectively, in the United States and the 13th and 14th agencies in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s ASAP service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs).
The Fort Worth ECC went live the week of August 15th, 2022, with: Vector Security, Rapid Response Monitoring, Security Central, Stanley Security, Securitas, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Guardian Protection, Brinks Home Security, Affiliated Monitoring, Vivint, Alert 360, United Central Control, Protection One and the National Monitoring Center. ADT will go-live with Fort Worth in the near future.
Irving PD ECC went live on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 16th & 17th, 2022, with: Rapid Response Monitoring, Alert 360, Stanley Security, Securitas, Guardian Protection, Protection One, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), United Central Control, Vivint, Security Central, Brinks Home Security, National Monitoring Center and Affiliated Monitoring. Allstate Security and ADT will go-live in the near future.
Learn more about TMA’s ASAP service online at www.tma.us/asap
About The Monitoring Association
The Monitoring Association (TMA), formerly the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA), is an internationally-recognized non-profit trade association that represents professional monitoring companies, security systems integrators, and providers of products and services to the industry. Incorporated in 1950, TMA represents its members before Congress and regulatory agencies on the local, state and federal levels, and other authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) over the industry. Learn more online at https://tma.us/about-tma/.
About TMA’s ASAP Service Launched in 2011 as a public-private partnership, TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) service is designed to increase the accuracy and efficiency of calls for service from alarm companies to PSAPs. The ASAP service utilizes ANSI standard protocols developed cooperatively by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and The Monitoring Association (TMA).
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