Receiving the IFPO's quarterly newsletter, IFPO Insights, is just one of the many benefits of becoming a member with the foundation. The newsletter brings you not only the latest updates on the IFPO, a leader in security industry education and training, but useful, thought-provoking articles from some of the security industry's most influential and experienced minds.
Featured articles in the 2019 quarter 2 newsletter include "Active Shooter Preparedness," "Hotel Selection for Business Travelers" and "The Fascinating World of Event Security."
ARE YOU A WRITER? Want to get your message in front of the IFPO's exclusive membership family? Well, here's your chance!
IFPO Executive Director Sandi Davies is now accepting the following contributions to the IFPO Insights newsletter:
-- Training Tips
-- Job Openings
-- Advice Columns
Those who have achieved one of the IFPO's certifications will earn credits toward their re-certification by contributing!
Email contributions to Sandi at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.”