The mission of the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals (IACSP) is to reduce the incidence of cheating at gambling, internal theft and fraud through loss prevention, and to assist the Membership in its detection and deterrence.

To accomplish our mission, the IACSP specialties include: Provide bona-fide qualifications for Certified Surveillance Professionals through administration of the Uniform CSP Examination sets high standards for admission, including demonstrated competence through mandatory continuing professional education; require Certified Surveillance Professionals to adhere to a strict code of professional conduct and ethics; serve as the international representative for Certified Surveillance Professionals to business and government; provide leadership to inspire public confidence in the integrity, objectivity, and professionalism of Certified Surveillance Professionals.

The International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals is a professional organization that provides education, training, information and networking opportunities to individuals involved in the surveillance profession.

It is our objective to establish, communicate and facilitate professional standards for our members to improve themselves and the surveillance profession.