Certified Homeland Protection Professional
NATIONAL SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION
INSTITUTE FOR HOMELAND SECURITY
AT THE National Domestic Preparedness Coalition's
Global Center for Threat, Risk, and Vulnerability
The Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) designation was established to ensure that an individual who possesses the designation has the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to be considered a professional in the area of homeland protection.
Those who hold the Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) designation are prepared to help their organizations prevent, protect against, prepare for, respond to, mitigate and recover from all hazards.
To determine the requirements for the Certified Homeland Protection Professional, the Certification Board conducted an analysis of homeland security related functions. The Certification Board determined a required blend of education and experience; requisite course work in the area of homeland protection, and developed an online course and related Homeland Protection Professional test.
All Certified Homeland Protection Professional (CHPP) applicants must possess the following requirements:
Upon successful completion of all requirements and official notification of approval, the candidate may use the CHPP designation following their name, either as individuals or as part of any grouping or region to which they belong.
Applicants must submit a completed application along with supporting documentation including a resume, degree(s) or transcript(s) (if applicable), military record(s) (if applicable), and a copy of appropriate certifications or designations, and/or a copy of certificates from any completed homeland security related course (including those from DHS, FEMA, NSA and/or NDPCI). In addition, all U.S. Veterans must provide a copy of their DD-214 attesting no dishonorable discharge. Applicants can submit the documentation by mail, fax, or online.
CHPP Application Fee: NDPCI Member $495.00 Non-Member $595.00
Online: APPLY NOW
Printable Application: CHPP Download
CHPP designees must accrue twenty-four (24) certification credits during each two-year recertification period. Certification credits include membership in professional organizations, course certificates, college courses, speaking engagements, service on non-profit boards, volunteerism, etc. Recertification Guide
NDPCI Attention: Certification Dept
742 Ten Rod Rd
Exeter RI 02822