United Federation of Special
Police and Security Officers, Inc.
We are a not-for-profit labor organization for Special Police and Security Officers in the United States of America, incorporated, in Washington, D.C., and operating under Section 501(c)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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Federations Elects Charles "Chip" Strebeck President
NEW YORK – June 22, 2017 – The United Federation of Special Police & Security Officers, Inc. (UFSPSO) -- a nationwide labor organization representing thousands of armored car guards, hospital security officers, and federal and state facility security officers -- has elected Charles “Chip” Strebeck its new President and Chief Executive Officer.
Having joined UFSPSO as a Consultant in 2012, Strebeck has most recently served as the Federation’s Executive Director. A well-respected veteran of the armored transportation and private security industry, he held senior management positions in several companies including; Garda Cash Logistics, CDC Armored, Servicelink and Loomis Armored.
Commenting on his election today, Chip Strebeck said: “I am honored to lead this incredible group of exceptional women and men who comprise the membership of the UFSPSO. Their dedication and willingness to put their lives on the line each working day energize all of us in Union leadership to ensure that their compensation and working environment are the best possible on every level. “
Strebeck further said: “I am particularly privileged to follow in the footsteps of our retiring President, Ralph M. Purdy, who has led this Federation from its inception with unmatched skill and dedication that has recently been acknowledged with its coveted Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Law Enforcement Officers Foundation. I am also pleased to announce that Ralph has agreed to serve as President Emeritus providing us, on a continuing basis, with the benefit of his vast knowledge and experience.”
Federations President Honored by NLEOMF
At a star-studded Gala at the Reagan Center in Washington, DC, UFSPSO President Ralph M. Purdy received the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Foundations (NLEOMF) “Lifetime Achievement Award.” Presenting the award -- the Foundations most prestigious -- was former Attorney General, John Ashcroft, the Foundations Chairman.
On hand to help celebrate this great honor was Mrs. Karen Purdy, UFSPSO Executive Director, Chip Strebeck, and VP, Hector Fajardo.
Jay retired from our California Local 654 two years ago. He was the organizer of this local in San Pedro and Long Beach ports. He was the Chief Steward for approximately ten years.