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Two Texas ECCs go live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

August 25, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) announced it has welcomed two new U.S.-based PSAP/Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs) to its ASAP-to-PSAP service in mid-August. The Fort Worth, Texas, and the Irving PD, Texas ECCs 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...

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New Hanover County ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 29, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 111th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on Monday, July 25, 2022. The New Hanover County ECC in North Carolina became the 12th ECC in the state of North Carolina to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The New Hanover County ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Stanley Security, Guardian Protection, Securitas, ADS, United Central...

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Rockwall, Texas ECC goes live with TMA’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol

July 5, 2022SSN Staff

MCLEAN, Va.—The Monitoring Association (TMA) welcomed its 110th Emergency Communication Center (ECC) in the United States on June 22, 2022. The City of Rockwall Emergency Communication Center ECC in Texas, servicing the cities of Rockwall, Fate, and Heath, became the 12th ECC in the state of Texas to implement the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP). The Rockwall ECC went live with Rapid Response Monitoring, Vector Security, Tyco (Johnson Controls), Security...

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40 under 40: Kathryn Schultz, United Central Control

September 8, 2021Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Safety and security have been Kathryn Schultz’s main focal point for two decades. Currently the Marketing and Sales Coordinator for United Central Control (UCC) in San Antonio, Texas, Schultz, 40, has worked her way up through the UCC ranks during her 20-year career at the alarm monitoring services provider, having celebrated her work anniversary in May of this year. “Along with being the Marketing and Sales Coordinator, I am also a member of the UCC executive...

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How I Use My System: Teresa Gonzalez

February 28, 2018Spencer Ives

Teresa Gonzalez became the president of United Central Control in 2008. Lydia Security Monitoring acquired UCC in January 2016 and Gonzalez continues to lead the brand. Gonzalez talked with Security Systems News in early December about her home security system and what she likes about it.What kind of system do you have?I have a 2GIG with Alarm.com. I have thermostats and lights, video cameras.Why this particular setup?At the time, 2GIG was a very user-friendly panel. I've had it for a couple years...

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Teresa Gonzalez receives Stanley C. Lott award

November 7, 2016SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.—Teresa Gonzalez, president of United Central Control, was awarded the Central Station Alarm Association's Stanley C. Lott Memorial Award for Exemplary Service, at the 2016 Annual Meeting in Marco Island, Fla. on Oct. 26. “On behalf of CSAA, I am thrilled that Teresa has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Stanley C. Lott Award,” Pamela J. Petrow, president of CSAA, said in a prepared statement. “This award is not presented each year, but reserved for the...

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UCC acquired by COPS' owner Lydia Security Monitoring

January 27, 2016Spencer Ives

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J.—Lydia Security Monitoring, the parent company of COPS Monitoring, both based here, announced today it has acquired wholesale central station United Central Control.“COPS and UCC are CSAA member companies, and both are well-run and respected monitoring companies. Lydia's acquisition of UCC adds an impressive business to their existing third party monitoring portfolio,” CSAA executive director Jay Hauhn toldSecurity Systems News.In a prepared statement, Jim McMullen,...

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Lowe's goes with UCC for professional monitoring

January 6, 2016Spencer Ives

MOORESVILLE, N.C.—Home improvement company Lowe's chose United Central Control as the professional monitoring partner for Iris, its DIY home automation system, Lowe's announced Jan. 4.“We've been working for a few years with Lowe's on this endeavor,” Mark Matlock, UCC's senior vice president told Security Systems News. “It's involved a lot of really comprehensive due diligence and working together to make sure we had the offering right, that Lowe's fit into the space properly...

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Growth and expansions coming to UCC

June 10, 2015Spencer Ives

SAN ANTONIO—United Central Control, a wholesale monitoring center based here, is planning to build an out-of-state back-up central station, possibly in Nashville, Tenn., Mark Matlock, company SVP, told Security Systems News. That news comes alongside other growth developments at the company.UCC currently has a staffed back-up facility here, but Matlock said that an out-of-state back-up station is a company goal. Once the new facility is up and running, the current back-up station would be dismantled.“When...

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Talking keypads and panels with Mark McCall

April 23, 2014Leif Kothe

SAN ANTONIO—Mark McCall, director of information technology at United Central Control, entered the security industry in somewhat of an indirect fashion. With a background firmly in IT, McCall was asked by a friend, who owns Pensacola, Fla.-based SentryNet, to write a white paper evaluation of the company, highlighting its strengths and weaknesses, particularly with respect to IT infrastructure and staffing issues. “I gave a road map for his business for things that, in my professional...

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