In an effort  for the International Foundation for Protection Officers to achieve their objectives and goals, the Board of Directors strongly believe in building Strategic Partnerships.

By mutually supporting organizations, associations and alike we believe we can achieve greater results. Below is a list of our Strategic Partnerships:

    • Arcuri Group LLC
      ARCURI GROUP LLC is an education management company and the owner and administrator of the Situation Awareness Specialist® professional certificate system and a suite of Professional Standards Training Programs for select clients. Our programs are professionally prepared and delivered with strict confidentiality.
    • Armour Agent
      Armour Agent offers you a global shop window to promote your skills and qualifications to clients and Security Companies looking for people exactly like you.
    • Friends of Chuck
      Friends of Chuck is a professional security network group that exists for the purposes of networking, locating employment, exchanging business opportunities, discovering new emerging security technologies and sharing information important to FOC members and their companies or organizations.
    • Law & Public Safety Education Network
      LAPSEN is set up to serve the needs of secondary schools that have career programs in the career areas of law, law enforcement, corrections, Fire services, security and related fields such as emergency services, emergency dispatch, cybersecurity, and forensics.
    • International Security Driver Association
    • ISDA and its experienced members offer tools and services for those interested in obtaining a job or starting a career in the Executive Protection/Secure Transportation profession. We share advice, job trends, and career information.
    • Human Investigation Management
      HIM case-studies Criminology, Security & Risk because, these faculties specialize in the study of crime in general and handling life impacting or life & death situations.
    • International Security Industry Organization
      The International Security Industry Organization is a trade organization for the security industry world-wide.
    • Purdue University Global
      Purdue University Global brings over 75 years of global learning to provide your organization with superior learning outcomes.
      Castle Defense 360 Security Consulting, a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Operated Small Business, has developed a new certification standard for the Security industry. This course has been developed and POST approved for 24 Continuing Education Credits (CE's) for Houses of Worship Safety and Security teams, Guard Post Security Guards, Executive Protection Agents, those wishing to break into the security industry and other disciplines. Read the full brochure here.
    • Institute for Professional Certification & Accreditation
      IPCA ensures the validity of professional, program, & institutional certifications, and encourages formal academic program accreditation.
    • International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection
      The IFCPP trains and supports professionals who protect and manage cultural, educational, and public institutions worldwide.
    • Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists
      ACFCS Provides a forum for connecting and networking, a community for the exchange of ideas and best practices, and breaking news of issues affecting the financial crime field.
    • Calibre Press
      Calibre Press is a public safety training company that aims to make first responders, and the community they serve,
      safer, smarter, and more successful.
    • Executive Protection Institute
      The EPI provides quality public and private executive protection training, and conducts specialized training programs including SWAT Operations, hostage negotiations, and protection of public figures.
    • ASIS International
      ASIS International is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests. (More Info)
    • Independent Security Advisors, Dignitary Security Specialists
      The ISA is devoted to providing consulting, training, and other services on matters of national security & terrorism, extremism, domestic violence, and executive or diplomatic protection.
    • Paradigm Professional Institute Ltd.
      PPI is committed to enhance growth opportunities within the security industry by offering the most current and practical security, management, and leadership education.
      PPI Offers new programs and discounts for IFPO Members! Click Here for more information!


If you are interested or believe that your organization might have a mutual vision, please contact:

Sandi Davies
Executive Director
International Foundation for Protection Officers