UL Central Station

We are committed to putting our customers first.  Since we are independently/locally owned and operated, we are ready to offer unsurpassed 24 hour Central Station Monitoring response.

Our Central Station utilizes state-of-the-art computer technology to monitor alarm systems 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year. Behind this technology our Central Station has only professionally licensed and thoroughly trained personnel who make sure that all traffic is handled quickly, professionally, and efficiently.

Our Central Monitoring Station meets and exceeds the stringent requirements of Underwriters Laboratories (UL).  With this certification, it means our Central Station is fully staffed 24-hours-a-day, and our sophisticated computer system automatically documents every dispatcher action.  Our entire computer network and Central Monitoring Facility has 24 hour-a-day backup power in the event of a major power outage.  We are able to monitor and respond to emergencies in the most catastrophic of circumstances.

Our Services

At Centurion Security Systems we pride ourselves on leading the industry in customer service and satisfaction.  We service East Central Missouri and West Central Illinois, and beyond.  We are known for immediate assistance, client focused support, and long-term client relationships.  Our services include the following areas:

  • Commercial/Residential Monitoring 
    (all major signal formats accepted)
  • UL Fire Alarm Systems
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Elevator Telephone Monitoring
  • Cellular/Radio Backup
  • Critical Process Monitoring
  • Daily, monthly and/or annual reports regarding subscriber and/or key activities provided via e-mail as requested.
  • Voice Logger for recording of all telephone conversations; .wav files, e-mailed upon request.

Monitoring Services

Centurion Security Systems provides you with the opportunity to have your Security and Fire Protection System monitored by a local company.  This seamless process allows for the highest level of professional care and quality control.   We have taken additional steps to ensure our customers receive a rapid, expert response should you experience an alarm condition during a burglary, fire, medical emergency, or in the event your system generates trouble signals.

Not All Monitoring Centers Are Created Equal

  • Our Central Station is one of the few UL listed and 5 Diamond Rated Central Stations in the country.
  • Our Central Station is proud to offer it's 24,000 monitored customers a 24-hour Central Station that meets the requirements set by Underwriters Laboratories (U.L.), an independent agency that rates businesses for public safety, equipment reliability, and procedural/product compliance.
  • Less than 25% of all monitoring facilities have been granted U.L Approval.
  • Our monitoring station has earned the “5 Diamond Award” by the Central Station Alarm Association (C.S.A.A). 
  • All of our Central Station operators are required to pass the 5 Diamond Ratings Course at a higher passing percentage than the CSAA requires.  Less than 5% of all Central Stations in the United States have the distinction of being 5 Diamond Certified.
  • The Central Station Facility is housed in an access controlled building under constant-24 hour video surveillance.  All equipment is backed up by primary and secondary generators as well as large, uninterrupted power supplies.
  • We have an additional remote central station located in Michigan that mirrors our facility here in St. Louis, just in case a local disaster should strike the St. Louis Area. 


It is always an honor to be recognized as a leader in the industry.  Our Central Station holds the following certifications, distinguishing it as extraordinary compared to most other Central Monitoring Stations.

  • SIA - Security Industry Association Certification
  • CSAA - Central Station Alarm Association Certification Advanced
  • CSAA level 2 certification
  • Five Diamond CSAA monitoring station
  • SIA Certified Central Station Manager Instructor
  • UL- Underwriters Laboratories Certification/Signal and Fire Alarm Equipment and Services
  • CPT Manager received “Manager of the Year” Award 2007