About the ESA of Missouri

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Dedicated in Bringing Security Professionals Together

The Electronic Security Association of Missouri is a statewide non-profit organization representing the burglar alarm, fire alarm, access control and camera industry. As a Chartered State Association of the National Electronic Security Association, ESA of Missouri and its members benefit from both the local and national recognition with government agencies, and in joining together to create a united voice in the electronic security industry.

Code of Ethics

About ESA Missouri Code of Ethics

The following Code of Ethics is intended to protect customers, potential customers, general public and/or each other from unethical business practices by any member of the Electronic Security Association of Missouri.

Each member shall:

  1. Not knowingly make any untruthful or misleading statements in sales presentations, in its ads, or under any other circumstances.
  2. Not use scare tactics during a sales presentation or during any other form of communications with a customer, prospective customer, or the general public; nor shall is use undue pressure in setting up an appointment or in consummating a sale.
  3. Not make any disparaging remarks to its customer, prospective customers, and/or the general public about its competitors by name or competitive products brand.
  4. Make all installations in a workmanlike manner.
  5. Assume the ultimate responsibility of servicing its installations and perform service within a reasonable time from the time the  customer requests service.
  6. Cooperate with any requests made by government agencies.

The President

Bob Scales is a strong advocate of the security industry and has been involved with the ESA of Missouri since 2002. As a past security company owner, he knows the impact strong network of professionals have over an industry, and works hard to bring security professionals together who have the same mission and code of honor.

Jeff HerdmanPresident
Jeff Herdman became President of ESA of Missouri in 2020.

Charters & Affiliates

Local Associations

AAGSL St. Louis
Rick Drake – American Burglary & Fire, Inc
507 Rudder Road, Fenton, MO 63026
Phone: 636-340-1090| Fax: 636-343-5956
Email: rick.drake@abfsecurity.com

KCBFAA Kansas City
Neil Atha – Atronic Alarms, Inc.
8220 Melrose Drive, Lenexa, KS 66214
Phone:  913-362-0000  | Fax: 913-492-0601
Email: neilatha@atronicalarms.com

SWMBFAA Southwest Missouri
Bryan Morris – American Detection Specialist, Inc.
440-A S. Cavalier, Springeld, MO 65802
Phone: 417-883-6254 | Fax: 417-883-6255
Email: safetyone@mchsi.com


National Electronic Security Association (ESA)
2300 Valley View Lane Ste 230, Ste 750, Irving, TX 75062
Phone: 888-447-1689| Fax: 214-260-5979
Email: staff@alarm.org

False Alarm Reduction Association (FARA)
10024 Vanderbilt Circle Unit 4, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-519-9237 | Fax: 301-519-9508
Brad Shipp, Executive Director
Email: bradshipp@4yoursolution.com

Missouri Sheriff’s Association
229 Madison Street Jefferson City, MO 65101-3202
Phone: 573-635-5925 | Fax: 573-635-2128

Missouri Fire Marshall’s Association
2401 E. McCarty Street, PO Box 824, Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-751-2930 | Fax: 573-751-1744

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