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Certified Protection Officers are currently employed in many businesses and organizations.

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Professional Development Programs

Recertification Guidelines and Workbook

IFPO has established guidelines for re-certification and the issuing of new certificates for CPO, CSSM, and CPOI certifications. This document also includes pricing, instructions, and an application form for recertification.

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Program textbooks

Proctor Information

ASIS International awards re-certification credits for successful completion of the following IFPO programs:

  • Certified Protection Officer (CPO)
  • Security Supervision and Management Program (SSMP)
  • Certified In Security Supervision And Management Program (CSSM)

*It is not MANDATORY that an instructor be a CPOI prior to delivering the CPO program. It is recommended, as it adds to the credibility but is not essential. Please contact ASIS directly for the specific number of credits awarded.