Issue #3 of the International Foundation for Protection Officers UK newsletter has been released and front-and-center in the news is the launch of the IFPO UK app. This is a fantastic announcement, which will no doubt enrich communication among the security industry in the United Kingdom. Here is a description of the app from the newsletter:
Communicating with members and providing them with timely information is a priority for IFPO UK and here is where the App will help. With the App you will be able to read our Newsletters, access a news feed from the SIA and there are links to relevant security magazines.
The App also has links to other sources of information that can help IFPO UK members. All the IFPO UK social media, (Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook) is
available in one place and users will be able to sign up for our Certificates and Certifications from the app.
The messaging service means that we can send import and urgent messages and by enabling push notifications users will be alerted to important updates and new
We will launching a Members’ Forum in the next few weeks that will allow members to interact better, share information and access a searchable library of articles and videos. There will also be resources to support members in their professional and personal lives. You can download the app from Apple and Google Play stores and via
our landing page. Please download and please share.
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.”