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Mission 500 and COPS Monitoring team up to help children in need

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Mission 500 and COPS Monitoring team up to help children in need

September 8, 2020SSN Staff

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.—In what has become an annual event spearheaded by Mission 500, students at Crosspointe Elementary School in Boynton Beach, Fla., will once again have essential school supplies, provided by COPS Monitoring, thanks to the generous efforts of the “Back to School Backpack Event.” Different from the past six years, the COVID-19 pandemic dictated a format change from the norm. Rather than meeting in-person to assemble the backpacks and distributing them directly...

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COPS Monitoring promotes Juergen Henry

May 4, 2020SSN Staff

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—COPS Monitoring, one of the largest providers of wholesale professional alarm monitoring services in North America, announced the promotion of Juergen Henry to assistant vice president of operations. Henry was recently named to the Security Systems News “40 under 40” class of 2019.As Assistant Vice President of Operations, Juergen's primary role will be to provide direction and individualized support to the operations managers at each of COPS' six locations to ensure...

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COPS Monitoring strengthens accounting and finance teams

February 7, 2020SSN Staff

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—COPS Monitoring recently announced the promotions of Michele Beckett to Vice President of Accounting, and Nicole Black to Vice President of Finance to strengthen its accounting and finance teams. “The contributions Michele, Nicole, and their respective departments make are instrumental to successfully executing the complex financial matters associated with our strength and continued growth,” said COPS Monitoring President Jim McMullen said in the announcement. Michele...

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COPS Monitoring adds to management team

November 14, 2018Spencer Ives

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—COPS Monitoring recently hired Joe Parisi to its leadership team as director of project management. Parisi has more than 20 years of alarm industry experience and will play a key role on the company's management team by leading technological projects related to COPS' network of monitoring centers, the company said. “The last two years have been very dynamic for us,” Jim McMullen, president and COO of COPS, said in the announcement. “As a result of our sustained...

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Where is video monitoring now?

July 25, 2018Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Video monitoring, including proactive video monitoring, guard tours, video verification and even MIY among consumers, is on the rise, according to six wholesale monitoring professionals interviewed by Security Systems News.“The subscriber is demanding more video monitoring options and we are continuing to invest in our video monitoring capabilities,” Woodie Andrawos, president of NMC, told SSN in an email interview. “NMC has been a big proponent of video monitoring...

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TechSec 2017 Panel: Monitoring the next tech

March 15, 2017Spencer Ives

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—The hot topics in the industry—drones and robotics, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, big data and data mining—all impact monitoring centers, as well as integrators and end users.At the TechSec Solutions 2017 panel, “Monitoring the next tech,” Morgan Hertel, VP of technology and innovation for Rapid Response Monitoring, and Jim McMullen, president, COO and founder of COPS Monitoring, explored how industry trends will impact their side of the business.Jay...

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Lydia, UCC reflect on deal one year after acquisition

January 16, 2017Spencer Ives

SAN ANTONIO—In January 2016,Lydia Security Monitoring acquired wholesale monitoring center UCC based here. One year after the acquisition, dust is settling and UCC is improving its operations while maintaining its core staff.“In terms of our growth at the company, we're very satisfied with 2016. We finished the year in 2016 very strong, with our sales team closing several fairly large deals—defined as people with at least 1,500 or more accounts transferring into us,” Jim...

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UCC hosts 13th annual 'extreme outdoors' dealer event

November 9, 2016SSN Staff

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control on Oct. 26 announced its 13th Annual Extreme Outdoors Hunting Extravaganza reached nearly 200 attendees. The popular UCC dealer event was a topic of concern after UCC's sale to Lydia Security Monitoring in January, the company said in its announcement. “One of the most-asked questions from dealers after the acquisition was whether or not UCC would continue to host its annual Extravaganza,” Jim McMullen, Lydia's COO, said in a prepared statement. “Our...

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COPS sees quick response times during hurricane

October 19, 2016Spencer Ives

COPS Monitoring recently announced that it was able to achieve a 12.4 second average response time during Hurricane Matthew—quicker than the company's 13.9 second average for priority response in the past 12 months. COPS gave credit to its team for the achievement. “Achieving a 13.9 second response time is difficult enough. When a situation like severe weather causes alarm traffic to increase 20 to 30 percent, it's not uncommon for many central stations to have response times that are...

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COPS Monitoring packs backpacks with Mission 500

August 3, 2016Spencer Ives

It's been great to see more companies becoming involved with charity work with Mission 500. Coming up next week, on Aug. 10, is an event held in partnership between COPS Monitoring and Mission 500 to benefit schools and the surrounding communities nearby the monitoring center's office in Boca Raton, Fla. Mission 500, COPS, as well as security software company Segware and the Latin American Security Association, are putting together backpacks for students of Crosspointe Elementary School. These would...

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