The New Jersey Electronic Security
Association is the trade association
for the New Jersey Alarm Industry.
Established in 1977, NJESA represents over
250 security alarm companies, manufacturers,
and distributors that do business in the
State of New Jersey.
What we offer the community . . .
In the State of New Jersey, contractor
licensing for fire alarm systems started in
June of 2003 through the Department of
Community Affairs in Trenton. In March of
2004, contractor licensing for burglar
alarms and all other security systems,
including fire alarms, became mandatory
through the Department of Consumer Affairs
in Newark. NJESA has been a driving force
in providing information and training to our
members to ultimately protect the consumer.
NJESA always promotes hiring a licensed
Our members must adhere to a strong Code of
Ethics, which underscores the importance of
our high standards.
Licensed members of NJESA are listed on the
website. They are your best choice for
quality, reliable security services. You can
also obtain important information to help
make the right decision in the purchasing of
a new burglar or fire alarm system.
Assistance with Municipal and Local
Our members have extensive experience
working with fire departments, first
responders and local government on false
alarms and security issues. Call NJESA for
additional information and local contacts.
NJESA proudly awards two
scholarships annually to children of
active-duty police and fire personnel. The
scholarship awards, in the amount of $1,500
for first prize and $1,000 for second prize,
are available to qualified high school
seniors. In addition, the winners of the
state program have gone on to win the
National scholarship awards.
What we offer our members . . .
Tracking Your Continuing Education
We track all of your NJESA-sponsored
training to assist with your licensing
NJESA members are kept informed of the
latest from the Division of Consumer Affairs
and the Department of Community Affairs.
Education in the security industry is
critically important. From beginning in
business to expert installer, NJESA offers
educational opportunities for members at
every level and who enjoy reduced
We have industry experts available to answer
your code and licensing questions.
Up-to-Date Information and Networking
Only NJESA members are invited to
regional quarterly meetings, with
speakers and presentations geared to what’s
happening today. Most have CEU classes also!
Annual Convention and Trade Show in
Atlantic City every January is nationally
recognized as the premiere show in the
Northeast, featuring training, education,
and a large exhibit, as well as networking
and social events.
Members receive Alarming News, an email
communication which provides timely updates
and news you need to know!
NJESA is immersed in State political
advocacy, working closely with legislators
and Administration officials on issues
impacting the industry and membership.
Interested in Membership?
Click here for Regular Member Application
Click here for Associate Member Application
Click here for Individual Member Application
Click here for Public Safety Member
members of the New Jersey Association
automatically become members of the
Electronic Security Association – doubling
the benefits of membership!
for your interest in the
New Jersey Electronic Security Association.
We’re here to serve you!