About MaceMace Security International, Inc. is a manufacturer of personal defense and electronic surveillance products marketed under the famous brand name Mace®, and the owner and operator of a wholesale central monitoring station. Mace’s web site is www.mace.com Certain statements and information included in this press release constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Federal Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this press release, the words or phrases “will likely result”, “are expected to”, “will continue”, “is anticipated”, “estimated”, “projected”, “intend to” or similar expressions are intended to identify “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements are subject to certain risks, known and unknown, and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic conditions, dependence on management, our ability to compete with competitors, dilution to shareholders, and limited capital resources. A discussion of factors that could materially adversely affect the Company’s financial performance and cause actual results for future periods to differ materially from the statements expressed within this press release, and management's opinions, projections, forecasts, estimates and expectations are contained under the heading “Risk Factors” in Mace’s SEC filings, including its registration statements and its periodic reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. This press release should also be read in conjunction with the financial statements and notes contained in Mace’s annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K.
Mace Security International, Inc. ("Mace" or the “Company”) (OTCQB: MACE) today announced the SIA trainer certification of Brendan Burrows, Training and Licensing/Compliance Manager of Mace Central Station (“Mace CS”), the Company’s wholesale monitoring station located in Anaheim, California. Mr. Burrows was recently awarded the designation of Certified SIA Trainer with the completion of the central monitoring station instructors course developed by the SIA in collaboration with the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (“APCO”) Institute. In connection with his certification, Mr. Burrows has developed a program to administer the SIA-APCO central station operators course (“Operators Course”) to our Mace CS professionals. The Operators Course provides our Mace CS team members with standardized core skills and knowledge to efficiently and effectively handle alarm signals and aid end-user subscribers. John McCann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mace, stated, “We are proud of Brendan’s accomplishments, including earning his certification as SIA trainer. Under Brendan’s leadership, we will continue our goal of SIA certifying all of our central station professionals with the skills and knowledge base designed by the SIA and the APCO Institute.” “I am excited to have been given the opportunity to obtain this prestigious certification and the responsibility of certifying our staff as SIA certified central station service providers as we further our goal at Mace CS to provide the highest level of security monitoring services to our dealer clients,” said Mr. Burrows. Mace CS has been providing high-quality wholesale UL central station monitoring nationwide since 1978, and continues to achieve the highest quality standards in business. With world class security services, many security professionals rely on Mace CS for security solutions in today’s market. Mace CS is an established leader in remote video monitoring, traditional alarm monitoring, medical alert (PERS and facility) monitoring, and other specialty services and security products. The central station currently provides monitoring services for approximately 70,500 accounts on behalf of approximately 490 dealer clients across the United States.