SPI Training Academy

Trained by the best, to be the best is our motto. We are a licensed training facility, and we provide ILDPR (Illinois Department of Professional Regulation) approved and certified training courses for the professional security officer. All of our courses meet or exceed the ILDPR requirements.

Basic Officer Initial Security Office Training

ILDPR requires that 20 hours of your training include “Powers of Arrest.” Our courses include training to provide security in the following areas:
  • Aviation
  • Commercial
  • Education
  • Financial
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Security Solutions

Basic requirements and responsibilities

  • Powers to arrest
  • Duties and limitations pertaining to security officers
  • Ethics
  • Personal and civil liabilities
  • Observing and reporting
  • Relationships with law enforcement
  • Search and seizure
  • Use of force
  • Private person arrests
  • And more

Now Offering Concealed Carry Training

We offer Illinois & Utah concealed carry courses as well as several other firearms training courses.

Certification Training

Arrest techniques & Restraint Devices
This course covers the basic rules, laws, techniques, and regulations of conducting a search for weapons, handcuffing a suspect, and making an arrest.

Stun Devices
This course is instructed by Axon certified instructors. It covers the technical aspects, tactics, operation, usage, and carrying of the Axon Tasers and other stun devices. Classroom and practical training are provided including live firing and live demonstrations.
Chemical Agents
This is a certified and approved course that covers the usage and carrying of pepper spray and other non-lethal chemical agents. Practical training and classroom time are provided including firing and live demonstrations.
Firearms Training
The course includes the handling, safety, carriage, and use of firearms. The course meets the requirements providing that the student receives the necessary training and gains a permit to carry a handgun concealed (CCW Permit). Classroom and range training are provided. Students may qualify with any one or all of the following calibers .38, .357, .44, .40, .45, 9mm and 10mm.
Impact Weapons
(ILDPR Weapons Permit) This course is approved and certified. It covers the usage and carrying of any impact weapons. Classroom and practical training along with live demonstrations and controlled practical applications are performed.
First Aid
American Red Cross – ARC / AED / CPR / First Aid training. We are always growing and building our future in the security field to better serve all of our clients and provide a safer place for people.

Security Pro Intel

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide exemplary service by adhering to the highest level of professionalism, honor, integrity, and protection for our client’s properties, patrons, and staff; and to continually strive to enhance their well-being by maintaining a safe and secure environment to our communities in which we proudly serve.