International Foundation for Protection Officers

Dr. (AMB) Victoria Omonigho Ekhomu receives 2023 Bill Zalud Award

Naples, Florida – February 2nd, 2023 – The International Foundation for Protection Officers and Security Magazine are proud to announce  Dr. (AMB) Victoria Omonigho Ekhomu, MPA, FISN, AMP12, FAISSION, FNIIS, KSM, FIPMA, FIMC, CPOI as the 2023 award recipient of the Bill Zalud Memorial Award for Professional Excellence. In 2017, the International Foundation for Protection [...]

By |2023-02-06T06:42:48-05:00February 6th, 2023|About IFPO, News|Comments Off on Dr. (AMB) Victoria Omonigho Ekhomu receives 2023 Bill Zalud Award

Independent Security Advisors conduct training in Ukraine

Matthew Parker, CEO, Independent Security Advisors, a longtime partner of the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) has been volunteering in Ukraine for the past several months, teaching various groups of Ukrainian military, law enforcement and security forces. Included in the curriculum is an ISA course that is endorsed by the IFPO. Here is an excerpt [...]

By |2022-11-17T05:53:46-05:00November 17th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Independent Security Advisors conduct training in Ukraine

International Foundation for Protection Officers hosts table at ASIS Latam 2022

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) continues its work on a global scale, promoting the importance of education in the security industry. Recently, IFPO Regional Director Kevin Palacios, MSc., CPP, PSP, PCI -- IFPO en Espanol Quito, Ecuador, South America -- hosted an informational table at the ASIS Latam (Latin America) 2022. The conference [...]

By |2022-10-25T06:27:15-04:00October 25th, 2022|About IFPO, News|Comments Off on International Foundation for Protection Officers hosts table at ASIS Latam 2022

UK SECURITY: CPO Boot Camp to be held in November in Ealing

Certified Protection Officer (CPO) ­ When: November 12 & 13, 2022 Where: University of West London, Ealing Tutors: Garry Bergin PC, MSc, CSyP, CPP, CPOI, CTSP, FSyl, F.ISRM Paul Kellett DSM, PC, MSc, CSyP, CPP, CPOI, F.ISRM Cost: £330 (IFPO Members receive a 10% discount) Including CPO exam on 13th Topics Covered Include: Crisis Intervention [...]

By |2022-10-10T07:08:07-04:00October 10th, 2022|About IFPO, News|Comments Off on UK SECURITY: CPO Boot Camp to be held in November in Ealing

Second category added to the Bill Zalud Award for Outstanding Professional Excellence

The International Foundation for Protection Officers and Security Magazine are announcing a second category to the prestigious Bill Zalud Award for Outstanding Professional Excellence. In addition to the individual award, there will now be one for security officer team or department team. If you know an outstanding security officer and if you know an outstanding [...]

By |2022-09-25T20:45:24-04:00September 25th, 2022|About IFPO, News|Comments Off on Second category added to the Bill Zalud Award for Outstanding Professional Excellence

IFPO Members! SAVE 20% on PPI courses SMC™, AESM™, and CESP™ to elevate your security career!

In today's competitive and evolving security industry, constant improvement -- in the form of continuing education -- is a key factor in one's upward mobility. Many have made the choice to become IFPO Members and now those members have the added opportunity to receive discounts on advanced continuing education courses from Paradigm Professional Institute Ltd. [...]

By |2022-09-23T08:00:46-04:00September 23rd, 2022|About IFPO, News|Comments Off on IFPO Members! SAVE 20% on PPI courses SMC™, AESM™, and CESP™ to elevate your security career!

IFPO strengthens strategic partnership with Paradigm Professional Institute

The recent Global Security Exchange 2022 (GSX2022) in Atlanta, GA, provided an opportunity for networking between the the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) and some of its strategic partners in Canada. Pictured from left to right are Hamid Anisi, CESP, President, Paradigm Professional Institute (PPI); Holly Cox, Manager, Public Safety and Well-Being, Wilfrid Laurier [...]

By |2022-09-21T06:41:10-04:00September 21st, 2022|About IFPO, News|Comments Off on IFPO strengthens strategic partnership with Paradigm Professional Institute

Sept. 11, 2022 PATRIOT DAY – NEVER FORGET

Today, Sept. 11, 2022, we remember the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 in New York City, the Pentagon and Flight 93 in Pennsylvania that resulted in the loss of thousands of innocent lives. We remember the unsuspecting civilians, going about their day just prior to the attacks, whose lives were violently upended and many [...]

By |2022-09-11T09:45:05-04:00September 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Sept. 11, 2022 PATRIOT DAY – NEVER FORGET

IFPO’s Sandi Davies chosen for Security Magazine’s Most Influential People in Security 2022

A big congrats to Sandi Davies, the International Foundation for Protection Officers' (IFPO) tireless and inspirational CEO. Sandi was selected as one of Security Magazine's Most Influential People in Security 2022. A well-deserved award for sure. Here is an excerpt from the write-up: Davies is outspokenly passionate about elevating the perception and reputation of security [...]

By |2022-09-03T10:13:55-04:00September 3rd, 2022|About IFPO, News|Comments Off on IFPO’s Sandi Davies chosen for Security Magazine’s Most Influential People in Security 2022

BE PREPARED — September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is a 30-day national initiative to increase awareness and education on preparing for disasters, whether they are natural -- like earthquakes, tornadoes, or hurricanes, or man-made -- active shooter, hostage situation or cyber attack. Being prepared starts with being aware and there's no better phrase that embodies that than "See Something, Say [...]

By |2022-09-01T05:56:24-04:00September 1st, 2022|News|Comments Off on BE PREPARED — September is National Preparedness Month

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