The Competence of Frontline Security Professionals and What They Say About Their Work2021-09-06T08:06:49-04:00

IFPO Security Research Project: The Competence of Frontline Security Professionals and What They Say About Their Work

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Hear from Dr. Martin Gill and Joe McDonald, CPP PSP CMAS

"The research project is progressing well, and is on schedule. The research team has been working on checking all the responses to ensure that they are authentic, this is a really important stage to ensure the credibility of the project. We are also starting the preliminary analysis, this is a perquisite for determining what form the more detailed analysis will take. Meanwhile the interviews with a sample of officers globally is progressing. We look forward to reporting the results in due course."
Dr. Martin Gill

"This research project is so vital to understanding the current needs and efforts of frontline security personnel that ensuring the findings are accurate and without question is necessary. Though some of the respondents have cause extra work for the research staff, our timeline is still being met and we anxiously await the reporting results."

IFPO Security Research Project Advisory Board

Sandi Davies
Executive Director
International Foundation for Protection Officers
Naples, FL

Charles "CHUCK" Andrews, CPP
Chief Strategic Officer
International Foundation for Protection Officers
Houston, TX

Diane Ritchey
Marketing Director
Kansas City, MO

Dr. Glen Kitteringham CPP
Owner and Principal Consultant
Independent Researcher & Criminologist
The Kitteringham Group
Calgary, Alberta Canada

John M. Garrigan
Senior Vice President of Organizational Development
SecurAmerica, LLC
Atlanta, GA

Linda Florence, Ph.D., CPP
Alta Loma, CA

Christine Brooks
Events Manager
Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAS)
11a High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Karen Bennett
Program Coordinator
International Foundation for Protection Officers
Naples, FL

Dr Peter Stiernstedt, CPP, CISM
Lecturer in Criminology
University of West London
London, United Kingdom

Mike Hurst CPP
Director - International Foundation for Protection Officers (UK)
Director - HJA Consult Ltd
London, United Kingdom

Mark Porterfield
Chief Security Officer
Security Services ‑ U.S.
St. Louis, MO

Darren Chalmers-Stevens
Managing Director
England, United Kingdom

Mario Doyle
Doyle Security Services
New York, USA

Steve Caroselli
Orion Entrance Control, Inc.
New Hampshire, USA

Maggie Shein
Security Magazine

Joe McDonald CPP, PSP, CMAS
Retired Security Executive

Our Research Sponsors

Additional Sponsors

Alejandro Blanco – Paradox Security Group

Lysander Bone

Brian Hollstegge

Collin McGraw

Samuel McMillan

Rob Sacka

Jason Zimmerman

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