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/Honors Gala Nominations Now Open

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Welcome ISPA's Newest Director

Larry MillerISPA welcomes it's newest member of the Board of Directors, Larry Miller. Larry will be serving the association as a Director effective April 26, 2022. Larry is currently the Midwestern Regional Security Manager for Cresco Labs.
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Upcoming Events

Eddie Sorrells

Description: The Security Officer has been a vital part of our world’s protection efforts for centuries, but in the last few years, the profession has undergone a transformation that has been accelerated by an evolving threat landscape, and new duties and responsibilities related to the pandemic, rising crime,  and civil unrest. What's next for this role that has already transitioned from the early days as a “night watchman”, to a critical part of a comprehensive security plan? As technology, and our world, continues to evolve, so must the security officer of today and tomorrow. Join us as we walk down memory lane - but more importantly - look to the promise of the future. Read more...

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June 7 - 22nd Annual Golf Classic
Silver Lake Country Club
Sponsorships Available