SONOMA, Calif.—At its first annual meeting with new leaders Jay Hauhn and Pam Petrow, the CSAA agenda included educational topics that directly affect central station business operations and products, such as the Affordable Care Act.
NEW ORLEANS—CryWolf False Alarm Solutions gained a contract to manage New Orleans’ false alarm management program, which entails issuing and collecting fines, permit fees, and compiling alarm system data.
CANTON, Ohio—The-Central Station, a new division of Buckeye Protective Services, has grown its dealer base about 20 percent and is preparing for its first dealer meeting under the new name, to be held here at the Football Hall of Fame.
PETERBOROUGH, Ontario—A.p.i. Monitoring has acquired Trent Security, a full-service security company, based here. Trent will operate sales, installation and service independently, and its monitoring center is now a.p.i.’s eighth third party central station.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?