A message from Ron Martin, International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) Board of Directors Vice President:
COVID-19 is a defining event for our world. As your RVP, I cannot and should not attempt to give you medical or political guidance. For COVID-19 implementation guidance, I recommend you refer to the following sites.
There are two primary Federal sites:
National Institutes of Health: https://www.nih.gov/
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/
This week I had a series of meetings with Security Industry Association to provide support to our industry.
Security Industry Association (SIA), the Electronic Security Association (ESA) and The Monitoring Association letter to Leaders on the Importance of Electronic Security, Fire, Life Safety, and Monitoring Services. https://www.securityindustry.org/report/sia-esa-and-tma-letter-to-leaders-on-importance-of-electronic-security-life-safety-and-monitoring-services/
Summary of New COVID-19 Stimulus Law “Phase 2”. https://www.securityindustry.org/2020/03/19/summary-of-new-covid-19-stimulus-law-phase-2/
We here at IFPO strive to provide our members with relevant information.
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.
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.
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.”