34 W. Main Street, Suite 204 , Somerville NJ 08876 (908) 526-1140

About Us

Motivated Security Services is a 50-year-old, established, second generation family owned business headquartered in Somerville, New Jersey and offices in New Jersey and New York.
Founded in 1969 and under the Kavanaugh/Jackson family umbrella since 1975, Motivated has an excellent reputation among its peers, employees and customers. Specializing in the management of people, operations and locations, by consistently identifying areas of strengths and weaknesses in any organization in order to create, craft and achieve sustainable, long term results of reduced risk, immediate remediation and proactive, relevant and time critical responses that can only be served by an exceptionally strong, regional security partner.

Motivated is a recognized industry leader as a Women Business Enterprise and is certified at both the New Jersey State Level, the national level by Women Business Enterprise National Council and is a certified Women Owned Business Enterprise with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

With approximately 1,000 employees across New Jersey and New York, Motivated is positioned well to serve the community and customer needs with trained, qualified, diverse security guards, both armed and unarmed, licensed private investigators, previous law enforcement and ex-military personnel all working towards an unparalleled commitment to an exceptional customer experience.