A small introduction

About Us

IFPO The International Foundation for Protection Officers is committed to the support and professional development of protection officers and supervisors. Through advice, promotion of training standards, and provision of 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.

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IFPO security training & educational programs

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is dedicated to providing meaningful and cost-effective education to all levels of security personnel. Educational institutions as well as individuals have found IFPO programs to be a valuable professional development tool.

We believe that education is an essential part of the professional development of those charged with protecting others. The organization serves individuals, security service companies and organizations with their own security staff. Professionally oriented officers as well as individuals benefit from the recognition and professional prestige conferred by the institution’s certification.

IFPO membership is open to individuals, employers and educational institutions. In the “Members Only” area of ​​this website, we provide comprehensive information on key aspects of security training and related topics.

Our security training programs are designed to work on their own or as part of an existing curriculum. Institutions of higher education often include our programs in their courses.

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What is IFPO?

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) is a non-profit organization that focuses on providing education, training, and certification for security professionals and protection officers worldwide.

IFPO is dedicated to enhancing the professional development and skills of individuals working in the security industry.

Key aspects of IFPO:

  1. Training Programs: IFPO offers a variety of training programs and courses designed to improve the knowledge and skills of security professionals. These programs cover a range of topics such as security management, asset protection, loss prevention, and more.
  2. Certification: IFPO provides certification programs to validate the competence and expertise of security officers. Achieving certification from IFPO can enhance an individual’s credibility in the security field.
  3. Global Reach: IFPO’s programs are designed to benefit security professionals on a global scale. Training opportunities may be available in different regions through affiliated training centers, partnerships, or online platforms.
  4. Non-Profit Focus: As a non-profit organization, IFPO is dedicated to the advancement of the security profession and the well-being of security officers. It operates with the goal of improving the overall standards and professionalism within the security industry.

IFPO Regional Chapters

IFPO has regional chapters to better cater to the needs of professionals in specific geographic areas. These chapters offer localized training, support and resources.

If you are interested in pursuing security training, certification, or professional development opportunities, you should consider exploring the programs offered by IFPO by checking our official website for the most up-to-date information.