Discover the Benefits of the NJELSA

Representing electronic security professionals, system integrators, fire alarm companies, manufacturers and distributors that do business in the state of New Jersey

Press Release: NJELSA Congratulates Mission 500 for Achievement as “Most Influential” Organization by Security Systems News

“The partnership that the NJELSA and Mission 500 have established over the last few years is nothing short of extraordinary… it’s important to remember that security isn’t only about technology; it’s about keeping communities thriving so that they ward off collective security threats.” 
– Ken Gould, NJELSA President and Mission 500 Chairman of the Board

Help New Jersey children in need with a donation to Toys For Tots. Any and all contributions are welcome!


John P. McClellan


Erin Barsanti

NJELSA Member of the Month

Starting in April 2020, the NJELSA rolled out a new program to recognize special members of our Association. All of our members contribute to the success of our organization, but these honorees for Member of the Month go above and beyond to ensure our organization achieves new heights. Discover more about our nominees, their background, and their contributions. 

NJ Division of Fire Safety Letter to NJ Fire Protection Contractors

Download and read the letter from Richard J. Mikutsky, the Director/State Fire Marshal to NJ fire protection contractors on routine maintenance and repairs to fire protection equipment.  

Free Webinars from Manufacturers

As a service to our members and the industry during this unprecedented time, the NJELSA is providing a list of free webinars on a variety of topics from manufacturers that will provide you with knowledge, techncal expertise and product education.


COVID-19 Update for New Jersey

The Coronavirus situation has been constantly changing, with new information coming in daily.  The NJELSA is staying on top of all local, State, and Federal developments and will keep you informed. The State of NJ has issued an emergency adoption of a temporary rule relaxation of the regulatory provisions concerning Minor work, Inspections, and Certificate requirements, issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click below to read the full notice.

Also, please find the following links to guidance being issued to Local Enforcing Agencies (LEA) Building Departments by the NJ Department of Community Affairs with regards to construction operations, plan review and inspections due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are the links to the DCA guidance documents:


A3666 Update as of April 13, 2020

About the NJELSA

Your Partner for Success

The New Jersey Electronic Life Safety Association (NJELSA) represents electronic security professionals, system integrators, fire alarm companies, manufacturers and distributors that do business in New Jersey. By joining the NJELSA, you’ll open the pathway to being licensed – a legal requirement in NJ for alarm installers. Plus, when you become a member, you’ll enjoy many more benefits. Our professional code of conduct benefits consumers who rely upon security systems for their personal safety, the safety of their homes and families, businesses and communities. In addition, the NJELSA promotes public safety and fosters positive relationships with police, fire and elected officials at the local, state and national level.


Meet NJELSA´s Preferred Vendors

NJELSA’s Preferred Vendor Program provides you with a select group of recommended companies that can help with your purchases and needs while taking advantage of “buying power”.


New Member Benefit:
Group Health Insurance Now Available

Important Update on Third Party Reporting

NJELSA Updates

Regional Meetings
All are invited to participate in our regional quarterly meetings. However, only NJESA members will receive a discount. All meetings start with a 2 hour New Jersey approved CEU class.
Scholarship Program
The program promotes goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.
Do you hold NJ’s Telecommunication Exemption registration and do network or home automation and commercial related work? Learn how to minimize your exposure to license violations and fines.
Our Benefits
Government Advocacy
Legislation affects everyone in the alarm industry and through your association you have representation at the state and national levels of government.
Training & Certification

Training is critically important. From beginning in business to expert installer, NJELSA offers educational opportunities at every level.

Networking & Events
From regional meetings to golf outings, our annual symposium and much more we offer training, education, exhibits, networking and social events.
Savings & Resources

Through your state association, you have access to special rates for insurance premiums plus many more discounts and offers.

Consumer Information
The Information You Need to Make an Informed Choice

We believe consumers should have good information to help you purchase  a security system. Follow the links to be aware of certain scams, the difference between professional installation and DIY and much more. The NJELSA is here to help you choose professionals to secure your home or business.  Our members are qualified and licensed professionals that you can trust with helping you protect yourself, your family, home and business.

Contact Us

New Jersey Electronic Life Safety Association

96A Vanderburg Road
Marlboro, NJ 07746

Phone: 609-695-4444
Fax: 877-826-6027