ANSI public comment period open for TMA-AVS-01 Alarm Validation Standard

July 27, 2022
Review and comments due by September 13, 2022

July 15, 2022, McLean, VA – The Monitoring Association (TMA) Standards Committee has received confirmation from ANSI that the Public Comment Period for its TMA-AVS-01 Alarm Validation Standard is officially now open through September 13, 2022.

Initiated in 2020, the standard provides a method of creating an alarm scoring or classification metric for unauthorized human activity detected by alarm systems that will assist law enforcement with resource allocation and Call-for-Service prioritization.

All comments must be received through the TMA website no later than 8 p.m. ET on Sept. 13, 2022. All interested may access the draft document at and the TMA online comment form at

Learn more about AVS-01 in the Security Business magazine May 2022 cover story on the topic at  

If you were unable to be in attendance for TMA’s informational AVS-01 webinar on May 2, 2022, you may view a recording at

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