Welcome to the Illinois Security Professionals Association® (ISPA). ISPA is a duly registered 501(c)6 Not-for-Profit organization under IRS guidelines. The organization is comprised of security professionals, law enforcement and public safety professionals who are committed to working together and promoting professional relationships within the industry.

Members can expect forums for networking opportunities, the exchange of ideas and information, professional development and legislative initiatives benefiting security professionals.

ISPA has a proud history of industry involvement and since 1961 has been the leading organization promoting cooperation between law enforcement and security organizations. Throughout the years, we have fostered collaborations with the FBI, US Secret Service, Dept. of Homeland Security, Illinois State Police, Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department, and other first responders throughout Illinois.

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Comprised of security professionals committed to working together and promoting professional
relationships within the industry.

Promoting cooperation between law enforcement and private security organizations since 1961.

 ISPA Awards Now Accepting Nominations

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Awards/Honors Gala Tickets are Now Available

Gala Tickets Available

Tickets for the 61st edition of the ISPA Awards/Honors Gala are now available.Tickets may be purchased individually or as tables of ten (10). Early bird pricing ends October 31, 2022.

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Upcoming Events

Description:  Our panel will utilize their knowledge of industry standards and legal restrictions for the use of force to discuss appropriate control. The discussion addresses methods typically used by security professionals engaged in the use of force involving legal compliance, written instructions and procedures, training exercises, de-escalation actions, offensive physical measures, and defensive control tactics. Read more...

Pre-registration is required.