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COPS Monitoring delivers uninterrupted services through Nashville tornado

March 9, 2020SSN Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—In the early morning hours of March 3, 2020, powerful storms ripped through Middle Tenn. spawning tornadoes, killing at least 25 people, and knocking out power and communications to an estimated 45,000 Nashville businesses and residents.“The hearts and prayers of all COPS employees go out to the families impacted by the Nashville tornado,” COPS President Jim McMullen said in the announcement.Barley a mile outside the path of destruction carved by the tornado, COPS...

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Carolina Security Group aiming for super-regional status

June 11, 2014Martha Entwistle

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Industry veteran Jeremy Brooks announced this week that he's launched Carolina Security Group—a new security company with aspirations to become a super-regional.“The concept for [Carolina Security Group] is to be completely turnkey,” Brooks told Security Systems News. “If you're a property manager and you need fire monitoring in one building and access in another and your sales manager needs a residential system, we want to be able to provide all of that.”Brook's...

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Sizing up the competition

August 7, 2012Rich Miller

“Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.”That pearl of wisdom from baseball legend Satchel Paige could very well be applied to the world of wholesale alarm monitoring. The competition is fierce and getting fiercer, raising the stakes for central stations of all sizes. Dissatisfaction over real or perceived problems can prompt a dealer to jump ship, costing a company a chunk of RMR and maybe even a bit of its reputation.Success hinges on a combination of price, service and...

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C.O.P.S. ready to open fourth central in Nashville

December 2, 2010Daniel Gelinas

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—C.O.P.S. Monitoring on Nov. 29 announced plans to expand from three central stations to four, adding a Tennessee center to its three existing locations in New Jersey, Florida and Arizona. It's a move that gives the company an advantage, according to C.O.P.S. director of marketing and communications David Smith. “Many independent alarm dealers are uncomfortable with a single 'mega-center' located thousands of miles from their customers,” Smith said. “It seems...

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General News

COPS Monitoring promotes Joe Goodman to director of sales

October 22, 2010SSN Staff

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—C.O.P.S. on Oct. 21 announced a new director of sales. Just a year after joining COPS Monitoring, Joe Goodman earned a promotion to director of sales. Based in Atlanta, Goodman will oversee COPS' expanding sales initiative, including the management of their sales team. Goodman is an industry veteran with 35 years of experience in the security industry as well as a significant amount of experience in wholesale monitoring. After getting his start in his family-owned central...

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