Welcome to the Illinois Security Professionals Association (ISPA). The organization is comprised of private 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 private security professionals.

ISPA has a proud history of industry involvement and since 1961 has been the leading organization promoting cooperation between law enforcement and private 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.
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2018 ISPA Award Recipients

LINDBERG BELL SECURITY
EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

Christina Duffey
SOS Security

LINE OF DUTY AWARD

Commander Paul Bauer 
Chicago Police Department

EXCELLENCE IN SECURITY OPERATIONS

Christopher Helander
Securitas Security USA

Russell C. Collett
The Art Institute of Chicago

Bruce Ward
Health Care Service Corporation

Gerry Cavis
Health Care Service Corporation

Lawrence Lynch
Northern Trust

William Kewell
UBER

Andrew Cecere
CME Group 

G. Michael Verden
The Lake Forest Group

William Dunne
CME Retired

John Brooks
SOS Security

FIRE LIFE SAFETY OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR

William Vogt
Chicago Fire Department

FIRE LIFE SAFETY AWARD OF VALOR

Carl Schultz
Naperville Fire Department

Frank Kaufmann
Chicago Fire Department

JAMES BRODY EXCELLENCE IN LEGISLATION AWARD

John Carr
Chief Marc Maton
Lemont Police Department

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR AWARD

Superintendent Eddie Johnson
Chicago Police Department

LAW ENFORCEMENT LIFE SAVING AWARD

Daniel Sala
Chicago Police Department

Nicholas Smith
Chicago Police Department

LAURENCE P. MULCRONE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Christopher Thornton
Allied Universal Security

SECURITY PROFESSIONALS WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE

Vince Hernandez
SOS Security

Anthony Ladd
SOS Security

Raymond Pohl
Titan Security Group

LIFE SAVING

Aid Kurtovic
Lutheran General Hospital

Riccardo Eliacin
Lutheran General Hospital

Elvis Kujukovic
Lutheran General Hospital

Carlos Panizo
Park Ridge Police Department

Shawn Avery
Northern Trust

 Michael Malone
Titan Security Group

EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE

Mayor Louis Presta
Village of Crestwood

PUBLIC PRIVATE LIAISON AWARD

Eugene Carpino
Augustus Global

EXCELLENCE IN HOMELAND SECURITY

Thomas Brady
College of DuPage HSTC

MENTORSHIP AWARD

Keith Toms
Securitas Security Services USA

CHAIRMAN'S AWARD

Joshua Adler
SOS Security

LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD OF VALOR

Steven Ommundson
Chicago Police Department

Patrick Bunyon
Chicago Police Department

John Pilolli
Chicago Police Department

Joseph Menoni
Chicago Police Department