The International Association of Personal Protection Agents was
founded in 1989 in the USA. Even back then, the goal of the
IAPPA was the worldwide connection of personal protection
agents of the various operational uses. In this network, they
were able to exchange ideas, train together, further their
education and develop uniform worldwide standards for personal
Today, more than 30 years later, IAPPA has more than 700 members in over 30 countries around the world. These include Close Protection Agents, Event Security Managers, Corporate Security Professionals, Military Units, Royal Personal Protection Commands, Police Units, Security Academies and international Security Consultants. In addition, IAPPA has developed a unique certification process for Close Protections Agents and other security professions.
"Coming together is the
beginning. Staying together is
Working together is success."