Bundle & save with the February IFPO special: Get the CSSM and membership for one low price!

IFPO's February Special is a combination deal -- one year of IFPO Membership AND the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) program for $275.00!

As a complimentary thank you for being part of the IFPO, we are offering a limited time offer for the month of February and is eligible until 2/29/2020.

About the CSSM: 

Unique and flexible, the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) Program distance learning course is designed to meet the needs of the security supervisor or manager. Candidates accepted into the program must successfully complete an unsupervised midterm examination (*optional) and a proctored final examination in addition to a written practical exercise

(Submission of the two elements may be completed in any sequence)

The textbook is "Security Supervision: Theory and Practice of Asset Protection," published by Butterworth-Heinemann. The text is the result of an alliance between IFPO, the publisher, and more than 50 of the industry's leading security supervisors, authors, educators and consultants. It will serve not only as an excellent source of information for the course, but as a valuable reference the practitioner or student. It is also an excellent text for upper level undergraduate and graduate courses in Security Management, Homeland Security and similar disciplines. Chapters include such topics as (partial list):

About IFPO membership:

Becoming an IFPO member definitely has its privileges, including the IFPO's quarterly newsletter, access to the members' shopping mall with valuable discounts, free training, booklets and manuals and a 10% discount on all IFPO sponsored programs and products.



Check Out the IFPO Monthly Scholarship!

The International Foundation for Protection Officers stands for professionalism and education. As part of that commitment the IFPO is now offering scholarships! To be eligible just fill out the form below. Each month someone will be selected from that month submissions to receive either a Certified Protection Officer (CPO) Traditional Delivery course or a Security Supervision and Management Program (SSMP) Traditional Delivery course scholarship. Scholarship winner will be selected randomly.

Click Here to Nominate an Individual.

View past winners here.


Get certified and take your security career to the next level!

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is dedicated to providing meaningful and cost effective security training for security guards and protection officers.

We believe that education is a necessary and essential part of professional security training and the security officer’s background. IFPO serves individuals, security companies, and organizations that have their own private security staff. Our students and members benefit from the recognition and standing that the prestigious IFPO certification conveys.

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International Foundation for Protection Officers Mission Statement

Mission Statement Part I.

The International Foundation for Protection Officers provides professional learning opportunities for security practitioners, to impart the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maximize job performance and enhance career potential.

Purpose: to make a positive difference in the quality of the participant’s job performance and elevate the professional status of students who partake of our learning opportunities.

Business: to supply committed security practitioners with a quality education to help achieve their highest potential and provide recognized accreditation for successful completion of educational goals.

Values: commitment, integrity, responsibility, and standards of excellence, provide the platform that supports our journey as we pursue our mission.

Vision Statement

Commitment to Excellence: To be the recognized center of excellence and primary provider of education and training products and services to the security industry.

Mission Statement Part II.

“The International Foundation for Protection Officers is committed to the support and professional development of protection officers and supervisors. Through advocacy, promoting training standards, and providing accessible training, education and certification opportunities, we seek to enhance their professional standing as well as increase and diversify the value of the vital services they provide.”

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