Commercial Security Monitoring Services

Commercial Security Monitoring Services Provided by Our Secure UL Listed Central Station

Barcom Security takes great pride in our Central Station and Monitoring services. Our secure UL Listed Central Station houses state-of-the-art technology for continual monitoring of multiple systems, utilizing a Manitou Operating System. Our Central Station facility, located within our Corporate Headquarters in Swansea, Illinois, offers the only UL Listed Central Monitoring Station in the Metro East area. This allows us to provide unsurpassed Commercial Security Monitoring Services to all of our clients, assuring quick and reliable response to any emergency situation. Each of our operators are CSAA Five Diamond Certified.

What is a “UL Listed Central Station”?

A UL Listed Central Station is an Alarm Monitoring Facility whose service meets the Underwriters Laboratory Standards and Safety. UL requirements cover building structure, receiving and monitoring equipment, staffing, installation, and ongoing services and must be met at all times. UL conducts regular on-site visits to check products for continued compliance to standards.

What is a “Five Diamond Central Station”?

Each operator must have not only passed the test, but demonstrated:

  • Proficiency in communications with the Public Service Answering Points, such as the Emergency 911 centers
  • Knowledge of electronic communications equipment, including radios
  • An understanding of the codes and standards of such organizations as Underwriters Laboratories, Factory Mutual and The National Fire Association
  • Proficiency in the area of emergency preparedness under a wide scenario of possibilities

What does the Central Station do?

  • Monitors alarms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Can dispatch Police, Fire or Ambulance, within seconds of an alarm sounding
  • Monitors temperature controlled climates, such as commercial refrigerators and freezers
  • Assists with monthly system testing

Barcom Security also has the capability to monitor Fire and Burglar Alarms through current network connections or over the Verizon GSM network. This is just one of the many abilities that make Barcom your qualified Commercial Security Monitoring Services Company.

Five Diamond Central Monitoring Station

Protection You Deserve

  • CSAA Five Diamond-Certified
  • FM Approvals
  • Reduced false dispatches
  • Systems tested regularly
  • Utilizing the best technology
  • Intertek/ETL & UL

Protecting People, Property and Peace of Mind

Our Five Diamond Central Monitoring Station is one of only a few in the United States with CSAA certification. Less than 3% of recognized monitoring centers in North America receive that designation. Located in the Greater St. Louis Area, our monitoring service and dispatch covers St. Louis, Central and Southern Illinois, over 40,000 square miles of homes, businesses, families and employees that we monitor 24/7.

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