The International Professional Security Association (IPSA) is a membership body for individuals and companies working in security and associated roles.
The Association was formed over 50 years ago to ensure professionalism in the management of security operations. IPSA as an established and recognised worldwide professional organisation, provides, in accordance with growing demand, a specialised unrivaled service to industry/commerce. There are no geographical boundaries in operation and the highest technical standards are stringently applied in all our dealings. The Association operates within the framework of fourteen regions which includes many overseas countries.
There is a clear understanding which is spelt out in all our literature that the Association has no trade union or political connections or aspirations. IPSA is an independent body controlled and paid for by its members. Membership is available to:
IPSA offers membership to those employed in Industrial or Commercial Security and to those companies who supply services or materials used in connection with Industrial or Commercial Security. The Association also provides a number of training courses for Industrial or Commercial Security personnel and management. See 'Training' for more details.
IPSA is a member of the Security Regulation Alliance, representing our members interests on regulation to Government