The Company Today

Membership of the Company is drawn from the Security Industry in its' widest sense and includes leading security professionals from the industrial and retail sectors, serving and retired members of the police and armed services, security consultants, academics, heads of security for corporate businesses, investigators and electronic surveillance practitioners.

Members of the Company benefit first and foremost by being able to give something back to the Security Profession and by supporting its' charitable works. They can attend formal Company luncheons... and dinners, sporting events and other informal gatherings where they will meet and socialise with like-minded people. They may become Freemen of the City of London and Liverymen of the Company. Liverymen vote in the annual elections of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs.

The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals and the Security Institute have developed the Register of Chartered Security Professionals as a means of recognising and maintaining high standards and ongoing proficiency for individuals in the industry. Registrants are known as Chartered Security Professionals and may use the post-nominal CSyP.

The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals Charitable Trust Fund (Registered Charity Number 1088658) provides education and health services to members of the security professional community and donations for other charitable purposes. It sponsors the Sheriffs' Award and manages The Security Benevolent Fund.

The Company is a proud supporter of The Worshipful Company of Hackney Carriage Drivers Children's Magical Taxi Tour to Disneyland Paris each year for children with life-threatening illnesses.

Have you witnessed any act of bravery or danger encountered by an individual in assisting others?

The Sheriffs' Award 2020 Nominations

This is your opportunity to nominate people or organisations who are worthy of receiving this unique award. The Sheriffs’ Award is a national award for bravery, celebrating people who have contributed to safeguarding our “people, property or our liberty.”

The award was instituted in 2006 by the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals and is awarded annually by the Sheriffs of the City of London.

The Award is a highly prestigious one with the winner receiving a trophy, a framed certificate and a cheque for £2,500. By order of the Sheriffs, their names are permanently inscribed on an Honours Board and in a Book of Honour which are on permanent display at the Central Criminal Court - ‘The Old Bailey’.

Nominations are sought from across the United Kingdom and are open to members of the public as well as members of the Emergency Services, the Armed Forces and people employed in the Security Industry.

Closing date for entries 1 August 2020