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Transit and Railroad Police

Certification Description
The CPO program is designed for protection professionals intent on improving their individual security skills. Successful CPO's are finding that the program significantly improves job performance and job enjoyment by providing a broader understanding of the roles, duties and responsibilities of the protection officer.

Certifying Organization
International Foundation for Protection Officers

Certification Details
● Education and Training Required? Yes
● Work Experience Required? Yes
● Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes
● Renewal Required? Every 2 Years
● Does applicant have a choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

Certified Protection Officer Website

Source: CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).