Keith Cohick of SMC awarded Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

March 8th, 2008 | Company News, Press Releases

Keith Cohick, of Concord, NC recently was awarded the designation of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) by the Professional Certification Board (PCB) of ASIS International, based in Alexandria, VA.

Throughout the world, the CPP designation is acknowledged as the security profession’s highest recognition of practitioners. It is evidence that an individual is “Board Certified in Security Management”. The CPP is awarded based on experience and passage of an examination that provides an objective measure of an individual’s broad-based knowledge and competency in security management.

In order to earn this credential, Mr. Cohick had to comply with stringent eligibility requirements, including demonstrating that he had met certain education and/or work experience qualifications including employment for a minimum of two years in the security profession in a responsible charge position.

To maintain his credential, Mr. Cohick must apply for recertification every three years, at which time he must submit evidence of continuing professional development. This requirement has been instituted in order to maintain proficiency and credibility.

Mr. Cohick is one of only 4,500 active CPP’s in the world.

Mr. Cohick is employed at Security Management Consulting in Charlotte, NC where he is Project Manager for the Engineering and Consulting Department. He is also a member of ASIS Chapter 65 in Charlotte.