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Alarm Detection Systems’ false alarm reduction efforts led to the company earning the PDQ Award at the 2018 Electronic Security Expo.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) of Aurora, Ill., was awarded the 13th annual Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award for its ongoing efforts to reduce false alarm dispatches during a special ceremony today at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX).

This marks the company’s second PDQ Award honor, with its initial win coming 10 years ago.

The Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC)False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA) and Security Sales & Integration established the PDQ Award program in 2005.

Also endorsed by the Installation Quality (IQ) program, the PDQ Award program spotlights alarm installing and monitoring businesses for creating best practices that help prevent false alarm dispatches.

ADS received the award during the ESX Closing Keynote Luncheon. An in-depth look at the company’s award-winning practices will be featured in the October issue of SSI.

Other previous winners include, Broadview SecurityAtronic AlarmsBrink’s Home SecurityCustom AlarmHS TechnologyVector Security (two-time winner), Monitronics,  Habitec Security and Engineered Protection Systems.