Author: TCzech

Announcing the 2nd annual Bill Zalud Memorial Award for Professional Excellence

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2nd annual Bill Zalud Memorial Award for Professional Excellence. The award, which recognizes one security professional or an…

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Officer hailed as hero for shooting gunman at Illinois high school

From WRAL: DIXON, ILL. — Charges were filed against a student who was wounded by a police officer after firing shots in a northern Illinois…

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11 European candidates pass Certified Protection Officer exam

Here’s a recent email from Joop Verdonk, CPP, Managing Director of the European Security Academy: Dear CPO fellows, On May 9, fourteen candidates of SAXION University of Applied Sciences…

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Congrats to the latest IFPO graduates!

  Here are the IFPO’s latest graduates. Best of luck in your careers!   Kraig Maestas, CPO, Albuquerque, NM, USA Stone Bohall, CPO Urbandale, IA, USA Chase…

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Congrats to Sander Korteweg, now an IFPO Certified Protection Officer!

Here is a recent post from Sander Korteweg, of the Netherlands: “A couple weeks ago, I officially received the Certified Protection Officer certificate and lapel…

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Congrats to the latest IFPO graduates!

  Here are the IFPO’s latest graduates. Best of luck in your careers!   Joseph Cowan, CPO, Saint Mary’s, GA, USA Alfredo Hernandez, CPO, Saint Paul, MN,…

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Nominations now being accepted for 2018 OSPAs, ceremony to be held at GSX

The IFPO is now a supporting association of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards. Last year’s awards, held at ASIS 2017, was a rousing success, and…

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May Special: Buy 1 year of IFPO corporate or individual membership – get 1 year FREE!

IFPO May Special: For a limited time, receive a free year of IFPO Membership with the purchase of a single Corporate or Individual Membership! As…

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Congrats to 3 European protection officers for passing Certified Investigation Officer exam

Here’s a recent email from Joop Verdonk, CPP, Managing Director of the European Security Academy: Dear CIO Fellows, Last week five candidates sat the second CIO exam (IFPO Europe…

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IOBSE enrolls 5 in the IFPO Entry Level Protection Officer course

Great news from Ron Martin, CPP, Infragard North Louisiana Vice President, Commercial Facilities Sector Chief: “During the International Organization of Black Security Executives, (IOBSE) I was…

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