WELCOME TO IPSA Security

Your Trusted Source for Security Since 1989.

International protective service agency

At International Protective Service Agency our mission has remained unchanged since 1989: To provide exceptional security service for every occasion, and create a world class customer experience. Contact us today to see why our customers are for life!

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    25+ YEARS IN BUSINESS

    Born in New York City, Available Worldwide. Established 1989 .

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    FULL-SERVICE SECURITY

    Experienced in projects of all sizes, so even your largest events, properties or private details are covered.

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    LICENSED, BONDED, INSURED

    Rest assured knowing your coverage will always be licensed,bonded and guaranteed.

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    CUSTOMIZED SERVICE

    A customized solution for every need, and every budget.

WHAT WE DO

IPSA provides a full range of uniformed security services for every need, and every budget

Experienced officers for every occasion and project.

IPSA understands the critical role played by security guards, so we commit to hiring officers who are highly motivated and committed to fulfilling the roles of security personnel with success.

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IPSA provides service for some of the largest events in New York City.

IPSA has been providing event security for over 30 years, with ten years as the lead security provider for the New York City Marathon. The IPSA team has risen to the top of the industry by delivering outstanding service at reasonable prices for events of all sizes. .

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A full range of security services for your A-List events, movie premiers.

IPSA offers a full range of protective services for the entertainment industry from basic asset protection to talent escort and protection. Whether you’ve got an upcoming movie premiers, film festivals, red carpet event, or film/photo shoot - we'll make sure your operation is safe both on and off the set.

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Highly trained personal protection professionals.

IPSA maintains a vast network of licensed personal protection professionals with extensive experience in private security details. This allows us to offer a full range of executive protection services from secure transportation for a business trip to private security details for individuals, families, and organizations.

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FDNY Licensed Fire Guards and Fire Safety Directors.

As host to the New York Fire Safety Institute, IPSA employs one of the largest pools of licensed Fire Guards and Fire Safety Directors in New York City. Small to large citywide events, construction projects, hotels, or commercial buildings - we make sure you're safe and always in compliance with all FDNY requirements.

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Vast curriculum of security training courses.

IPSA offers a wide range of training programs for virtually every aspect of the security industry via America’s oldest and premier training schools, the Executive Protection Institute. In addition, our partnership with the New York Fire Safety Institute allows us to host many of the FDNY required fire safety course for licensing.

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IPSA AT WORK

A highlight of our team members in the field.

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FANTASTICS FACTS

  • 25+

    YEARS IN BUSINESS

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  • 10000+

    HOURS OF SERVICE PER WEEK

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  • 300+

    EVENTS PER YEAR

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  • 1200 +

    SECURITY OFFICERS

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    OFFICES NATIONWIDE

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Our LEADERSHIP TEAM

IPSA's executive team is made up of some of the most respected names in the industry. Under their leadership, our company has been successfully managing our clients' security needs for nearly thirty years.

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Jerry Heying

Founder & CEO     

Jerry Heying began his professional security career in 1977 and has extensive experience in operational planning and coordinating major events.

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John Negus

Sr. Vice President     

Mr. Negus boasts 34 years of experience in law enforcement, private security, and private investigations.

Jose Graulau

Vice President, IPSA    

Jose Graulau began his career with International Protective Service Agency in 1994 as a standalone dispatcher.

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Patrick Martyn

Director of Operations    

Patrick began his career with IPSA in 2011 holding various positions both in the field and in the office until he was promoted to Assistant Director of Operations in 2014.

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Security Services

IPSA is committed to hiring security guards who are highly motivated and committed to fulfilling the roles of security personnel with success.

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Security Guards

IPSA understands the critical role played by security guards and commits to hiring security guards who are highly motivated and committed to fulfilling the roles of security personnel with success.

Our security personnel undergo thorough training and are tested for performance to cater to different security needs of our clients. When a uniformed security presence is important, such as for concerts, public events or crowd control IPSA can offer a range of uniform types.

Each type of uniform creates a different atmosphere specific to the nature of the event. Uniform types include Police Style Uniforms, Soft Style Uniforms, and Special Uniforms.

No matter what the nature of your requirement is, from free-flowing out-door marathons to stadium concerts to elegant balls, IPSA provides security with the right touch.

Event Security

Security for events can be a complicated endeavor requiring extensive planning, coordinating and managing multiple teams of people. When security at events is a priority, it is critical that you consult with highly trained experts. Your event is simply too important to risk to anyone but the most seasoned professionals. With more than 30 years in the special events business, the IPSA team has risen to the top of the security profession by delivering outstanding service at reasonable prices. Our "Customers for Life" philosophy helps ensure that you, the client, remains satisfied at every level and wants to maintain an ongoing relationship with our company.

IPSA has over 20 years’ experience as the house security team for one of New York City's premier venues, Manhattan Center, and over 10 years as the lead security team for the New York City Marathon. Averaging over 300 special events a year, IPSA has developed a proven operational process for event security, as well as a strong cadre of officers who can handle themselves professionally in any situation.

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Entertainment Security

IPSA has been serving the New York Entertainment and Media industry for over 25 years. From basic asset protection on film sets, to talent protection and crowd control at movie premiers and ceremonies - IPSA has the look, feel and experience to ensure you’re secure on set, on the runway, and off Broadway.
Our clients remain loyal to us time and time again because we consistently deliver the level of protection and prestige they need, while always being mindful of their budgets.

Fire Safety

As a full-service security firm, IPSA understands that fire safety is often a major concern for our clients. Because there is an ever-present need for fire safety services in New York City, IPSA employs one of the largest teams of licensed and FDNY approved Fire Guards and Fire Safety Directors.
IPSA not only provides the required personnel but also works intimately with the city to ensure all violations are corrected and subsequent inspections are passed.
We will ensure you have everything you need to become and stay compliant with the Local Law 5 & 26.

Services include:

  • Drills
  • Extinguisher management
  • Violation correction
  • Monthly communications equipment testing
  • Personnel procurement and management
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Executive Protection

Executives are faced with the most intense security challenges in history due to social media, expanding global corporate footprints, a strained economy, and rapidly evolving technology. From protective driving services to international travel management, IPSA (via our parent company, International Protection Group) provides unparalleled protection and customer service.

Our operations understand that time is a precious asset. We are committed to maximizing effective application of an executive's time by facilitating uneventful and timely movements for each day's itinerary.








 

Security Training

The International Protective Service Academy is a New York State approved Security Training School, located at our NYC office complex.

IPSA provides training services to many clients ranging from large companies to individuals seeking to improve or gain new skills. We offer a full range of courses and programs in many areas.

IPSA's faculty includes some of the most experienced and dynamic instructors in their respective fields. We maintain a staff of full and part-time personnel chosen for both their knowledge and teaching skill. Their certifications include Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Security Trainer (CST), Personal Protection Specialist (PPS), NYS licensed Security Guard Instructors & Private Investigators, NRA Police and Security Firearms Instructors, and many more.

We will work with you to ensure that our courses meet your basic needs....




 
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Customers For Life

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IPSA is committed to hiring security guards who are highly motivated and committed to fulfilling the roles of security personnel with success.