Press Release: Security Smart Ltd joins IFPO UK & Ireland

The International Foundation of Protection Officers UK & I (IFPO UK) are delighted to welcome Security Smart Ltd.  Security Smart are an expanding SME in the sector based in East Anglia, but operating across the South East.

Engaging with the IFPO, will help Security Smart support its frontline security officers, in their security learning and career development goals and help to maintain the high service levels they expect.

Simon Dobell, Managing Director said, this is exactly what we wanted as another feature of our businesses commitment to ensuring our teams get the best support and training opportunities there are. As an expanding business everything we do is with our customers and team’s futures in mind.

Mike Hurst CPP CPOI, Director of the IFPO in the UK and Ireland and a member of its Global Advisory Board, welcomed Security Smart Ltd membership saying “Security Smart’s commitment to their people, especially the frontline officers is impressive and is part of the reason that their growth in recent months has been so strong.  We look forward to working with them to support their exciting future plans.

IFPO UK is a not-for-profit, professional membership association which provides professional learning opportunities for security practitioners, to impart the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to maximize job performance and enhance career potential.   The UK website, www.IFPO.UK,  was launched in July 2020.  The UK Director is Mike Hurst CPP and he is supported by an Advisory Board of experienced security professionals.

The International Foundation for Protection Officers was established in 1988 in Canada by Ron Minion, a former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and owner of a large Canadian contract business.  He served as its Executive Director until 1992, and was succeeded by Sandi Davies, who has held the office ever since. 

IFPO has members in 68 countries and has security professionals in 56 countries studying its educational programs.

Over 120,000 individuals have achieved qualifications.

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