Report of IBSSA - USA for the 2nd quarter of the year 2009


 “A MILESTONE MEETING BETWEEN IUPA AND IBSSA”

On June 9, 2009 IBSSA's International Delegation arrived to Sarasota, Florida (USA) to an official meeting of a mutual recognition between two, presently the largest professional international organizations of the world. IUPA (International Union of Police Associations) and IBSSA (International Bodyguard and Security Services Association) conducted the meeting at the IUPA Headquarters building. 


At the discussion table, IUPA was represented by

Mr. Dennis J. Slocumb (from Washington D.C.) - International Vice President
Mr. Timothy A. Scott - International Secretary-Treasurer
Mr. Thomas Jordan - Executive Assistant to the International President
Mr. Richard R. Roberts (our Local Contact Person) - Director of Special Operations, PIO

From the IBSSA side, the organization was represented by

Prof. George Popper - President (HUNGARY)
Dr. Miklos Varga (USA) - CEO of IBSSA-USA, Member of IBSSA Education and Qualification Department
Detective Mike Csoke (CANADA) – Country Representative of IBSSA for Canada
Colonel Gábor Nagy (HUNGARY/USA) - Director of IBSSA-USA Antiterrorist Department
Captain Larry Leinhauser (USA) - Director of IBSSA-USA Emergency Response Unit
Mr. Tamás Török (USA) - Secretary General of IBSSA-USA


During the meeting the representatives from both parties had round table discussions about the present problems of the profession and their possible solutions. Both sides of the delegations agreed in a future collaboration between the two international organizations in a wide range, including but not limited to the subjects and the fields of

  • International Relations
  • Counter-Terrorism
  • Crime Prevention
  • Drug Prevention
  • Humanitarian Activities
  • Rescue Operations
  • Education and Training 

This meeting was a real milestone for future activities and partnership between the civilian and law enforcement professionals. Both parties mutually agreed, by signing the agreement on cooperation, that it is really just the beginning of a great relationship on an international level.

Special thanks to Mr. Richard Roberts from IUPA, who was determined to follow up with his view and who was the main individual to organize this meeting between the two associations.

For detailed information and about present activities of International Union of Police Association please visit the following website: www.IUPA.org

22nd June 2009

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