COPS Monitoring News

Mission 500 announces a Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2020

Mission 500 is excited to announce this year’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2020 will be held on Thursday, March 19th. The event will be located at 2601 East Sunset Road, in Las Vegas, Nevada and will benefit children and families in need across the United States. Registrations to participate in this year’s event are open. Those who are unable to attend or participate in the physical event can sign up and donate as a virtual runner or walker. Wide array of new securit...

Securing New Ground 2019: Outsourcing and new technology among trends for monitoring companies

There is a growing trend towards more outsourcing of the monitoring function among security companies. Technology developments are accelerating and increasing the need for monitoring companies to invest. The barriers to entry are higher than ever. These are some of the trends covered in a discussion at Securing New Ground 2019 titled ‘Monitoring: New Models and New Monetisation Strategies’. A panel of monitoring company executives addressed topics centered on how the industry is cha...

Registration open for Mission 500’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West 2019

The Mission 500 5/2K fundraiser is a tradition for many attendees at ISC West. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mission 500’s Security 5k/2k fundraiser at ISC West to help children and families in need across the U.S. Registration to participate in this year’s event, scheduled for April 11 at 7:30AM, is now open at www.security5kreg.com. For those who are unable to attend the event but wish to donate or sign up as a virtual runner can do so by visiting the registration website...

NJESA Annual Symposium 2018 features security training and solutions

Nationally recognised as the premier show in the northeast, the New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA) held its Annual Symposium on March 14-16, at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. The three-day Symposium featured training, education and trade exhibits, as well as networking, raffles and social events with over 700 individuals on the trade show floor. The Symposium opened with a reception at the pool with an attendance of more than 250 people and an open bar. During the...

COPS Monitoring commends dedicated staff for 12.4-second response times during hurricane Matthew

To improve its reliability, COPS opened its second central station in Arizona in 2004 After devastating the Caribbean, Hurricane Matthew headed toward the Florida coast as a Category 4 storm packing heavy rain and winds between 130–156 mph. As the entire Southeastern seaboard was stocking supplies, boarding up their windows, bracing for impact, or evacuating, the team at COPS Monitoring was busy enacting an emergency preparedness plan that began over a decade ago. "When...

COPS Monitoring teams up with Mission 500 to give back to its local community

COPS will be providing school supplies in 600 brand new colourful backpacks to be distributed to every student COPS Monitoring, the provider of professional monitoring services in the United States, announced it will team up once again with Mission 500 August 10th & 12th to give back to its local community by providing school supplies and employment opportunities. “We are so proud to once again be partnering with COPS and Mission 500,” said Crosspointe Element...

COPS Monitoring and Mission 500 provide school supply kits to 700 children in need

Each kit was provided in a new colourful backpack, and held a broad assortment of age-appropriate school essentials Mission 500 recently teamed up with COPS Monitoring of Boca Raton, Florida to assemble and donate school supply kits to students at a nearby Title 1 elementary school in Boynton Beach. Thanks to the generosity of both organisations and their donors, and with support from World Vision, a worldwide humanitarian organisation, there were enough kits to provide one to...

IoT to RMR: COPS Monitoring’s new services tied to connectivity

Widespread use of smartphones and the loT have fuelled explosive demand for connectivity, convenience and control The growing Internet of Things (loT) or intelligent, inter-connected devices are causing a paradigm shift in nearly every technology sector, including the security installing industry. The global IoT market, according to research firm IDC, Framingham, Mass., is predicted to increase from 10.3 million “endpoints” in 2014 to more than 29.5 million in 2020...

Mission 500 Security 5K/2K run raises more than $120,000 at ISC West 2015

Proceeds from the April 16th event will support children in the U.S. through the Rebuilding Hope at Home program Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, raised more than $120,000 at ISC West this year through their sixth annual Security 5K/2K Run/Walk and other events.  “The volunteer participation and fund raising efforts for Mission 500 at ISC West 2015 were s...

Mission 500 marks the 5th anniversary of the Security 5K/2K run/walk at ISC West 2014

The 5K/2K takes place at 7:30AM, with Awards Ceremony to follow at 5:15 PM at Sands Expo and Convention Center Mission 500 marks the 5th anniversary of the Security 5K/2K run/walk, a cornerstone of Mission 500’s fundraising efforts at ISC West 2014. The event is a collaboration between organising sponsors United Publications, publishers of Security Systems News and Security Director News; Reed Exhibitions; and Mission 500. Core sponsors of the 2014 Mission 500 5K/2K ar...

Mission 500 celebrates 5th anniversary of Annual Security 5K/2K at ISC west 2014

Mission 500 will also be involved in a number of other initiatives at ISC West As part of its mission to support even more children in need, Mission 500 – having already met its original goal of sponsoring 500 children around the world – is continuing its efforts to assist children in crisis. This year the charity organisation marks the 5th anniversary of the Security 5K/2K run/walk, a cornerstone of Mission 500’s fundraising efforts and a staple event at ISC...

COPS Monitoring acquires AlarmWATCH of Hunt Valley, Maryland

COPS Monitoring will provide services to over 3,500 alarm dealers who represent 800,000 subscribers COPS Monitoring, a leading provider of wholesale alarm monitoring services headquartered in Williamstown, NJ acquires AlarmWATCH of Hunt Valley, MD. With the addition of AlarmWATCH, COPS Monitoring now provides services to more than 3,500 alarm dealers, who represent nearly 800,000 subscribers nationwide. "We believe that our companies are much stronger together than they were...