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.

2022 ISPA Advertising Opportunities

Who represents the security industry in Illinois? Answer: The Illinois Security Professionals Association® (ISPA).

Our members trust I.S.P.A. as a resource for delivering an excellent value proposition and finding programs and products that will enhance their professional lives. Become seen and heard! Let us help amplify your brand. After all, we are the "Voice for Security" in the State of Illinois.

Contact ISPA to discuss available advertising opportunities:
(224) 333-1622





2022 Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are the fuel that power the Illinois Security Professionals Association (ISPA). ISPA offers a variety of ways for our members to get involved, from short-term volunteer projects to committee, and board service. With every new volunteer, ISPA grows more energized, more diverse and inclusive, and better equipped to reach our common goals.

We encourage you to deepen your engagement with ISPA and your association peers. Volunteer today!


Volunteer Opportunity



Upcoming Events

Feb. 10 - Educational Forum Series:  "Protecting” Facilities: How to Manage and Control Your Client’s Expectations About Your Role On The Site
Featured Speaker: Peter Skiko JD
Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP
East Bank Club

Program details and COVID Guidelines: View here
Preregistration is required: REGISTER

Educational Forum Series Luncheon
Topic: Preventing Targeted Violence
Featured Speaker: Douglas Zloto,
Special Agent in Charge Chicago Field Office United States Secret Service

Description: The United States Secret Service has been protecting our nation’s leaders since 1901. Part of that protection involves investigating, identifying, assessing, and managing individuals and groups who have threatened and/or shown an unusual direction of interest. In 1998, the U.S. Secret Service conducted an operational analysis of persons known to have engaged in incidents of attack and near attack behaviors on prominent persons of public status. Read more...

Preregistration is required. Register

Apr. 14 Educational Forum Series Luncheon -
East Bank Club

June 6 - Annual Golf Classic
Silver :Lake Country Club