AB – Security Programs Division

AB – Security Programs Division

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Security and investigative services is a growing and important job sector in Alberta. This sector helps promote safe communities and includes occupations like:

  • security service worker
  • locksmith
  • investigator
  • automotive lock bypass worker
  • locksmith equipment sales worker

Typical users of security and investigative services include:

  • malls
  • event centres
  • public transportation
  • businesses
  • banks
  • individuals

The Security Programs department is responsible for the oversight, licensing and compliance of security, investigative and locksmith:

  • professionals
  • businesses

ACFE Vancouver

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is to reduce the incidence of fraud and white-collar crime and to assist the Membership in its detection and deterrence.

Principal Investigator is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and recently applied for membership with the Vancouver Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, established in 1988, is based in Austin, Texas. The over 70,000 member professional organization is dedicated to educating qualified individuals (Certified Fraud Examiners), who are trained in the highly specialized aspects of detecting, investigating, and deterring fraud and white-collar crime. Each member of the Association designated a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) has earned certification after an extensive application process and upon passing the uniform CFE Examination.

Certified Fraud Examiners come from various professions, including auditors, accountants, fraud investigators, loss prevention specialists, attorneys, educators, and criminologists. CFEs gather evidence, take statements, write reports, and assist in investigating fraud in its varied forms. Most major corporations and government agencies employ cFEs, and others provide consulting and investigative services.

The Association sponsors approximately 150 local chapters worldwide. CFEs in over 125 countries on four continents have investigated more than 1,000,000 suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud.

Criminologist and former FBI agent Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, is Chairman and founder of the Association, as well as an advisory member of the Board of Regents. Mr. James D. Ratley is the Association’s president. The Association serves its Members with a staff of approximately 60 dedicated professionals.

ASIS International

ASIS International


Founded in 1955, ASIS International is the world’s largest membership organization for security management professionals. With hundreds of chapters across the globe, ASIS is recognized as the premier source for learning, board-certification, networking, standards, and research.

Principal Security Officer was a long term member of ASIS International and recently applied for membership renewal with ASIS International.