Advice For No Charge

Low batteries. No, it’s not the sexiest topic, but it’s an important one. Like you, we at Central Station know that there are all sorts of different Low Battery signals. Although there are keyfob batteries, sensor batteries, and many more, it’s the panel low batteries that are treated with the highest degree of seriousness. Why? […]

Panic! Here’s the Attack.

Panic Alarms. Especially after all the crazy shootings, these alarms become more important than ever. They’re not solely for business and there are multiple ways they can be triggered, so it’s imperative that you, as well as your customers, know the process and how it works. As you, the dealers, know… These particular alarms come […]

In the Zone (5 Reasons Why Zone Lists Matter)

Zone lists are very important pieces of information to ensure responders are focusing their attention on the right places, and yet it’s amazing how often dispatches discover either no zone lists, or limited lists with very vague descriptions. Here are a few reasons why it’s important. When responding to a fire, panic alarm, or burglary, […]

4 Key Misses With Medical Alarms

  We all know there are the accidental medical alarm triggers. You know, the ones where customers are attempting to clear trouble signals from their alarms and push the triangle button instead, thereby triggering their medical alarms? While those are unfortunate, they’re not the alarms that concern the dispatch team (mostly because those people answer […]

5 Times to Test #SecurityEducation

As dealers, it’s important that your customers keep their equipment in tip-top shape. It helps if they know where to call if and when they need to put their accounts on test and when to do so. Monthly or Quarterly Alarm Test – Encourage your customers to call the central station to place their accounts […]

When Burglary Strikes…

When a customer’s home or business burglary alarm goes off, what can you expect of our Central Station Operators to protect your clients and their property? It actually depends on you and your instructions! If there are no special instructions, the steps are easy. Call 2 numbers to verify whether or not it’s an actual […]