Congrats to Chris, who has worked for decades in the security industry, as an officer, supervisor, college professor and IFPO board member. Even in retirement, Chris works tirelessly to advance the security industry, advocating for security professionals, the IFPO and ASIS day-in and day-out. -- IFPO.
Chris Hertig, CPP,CPOI a member of ASIS International Chapter 79 (Central PA) has been awarded ASIS Life Membership. Life Membership is available to persons with 20 consecutive years of membership, are permanently retired and have made a notable contribution to ASIS International.
ASIS International is the world’s largest association of security management professionals. It has over 200 chapters worldwide and provides numerous resources on Physical Security, Investigation, Terrorism & Crisis Management. ASIS hosts an annual Global Security Exchange attended by 20,000 people annually as well as offering professional certification processes such as the Certified Protection Professional (CPP) designation.
The Central Pennsylvania chapter holds monthly meetings offering professional education and networking opportunities. It also holds an Annual Seminar. This year’s topic will be “Active Shooters: Lessons Learned” on Friday, April 19, 2019 in Hershey.
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.”