About

PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES 

The Association is a not for profit corporation that promotes the general welfare of all licensees and certificate of authority holders state wide.  The Association retains a lobbyist and will support legislation for the betterment of our industries and will oppose all legislation deemed detrimental to our professions.  The Association’s objectives include  monitoring unfavorable federal, state, county and local legislation and take action to oppose same when necessary.  It is important that you are represented.

MEMBERSHIP

Active Membership is open to all licensed private detectives, private security contractors, and/or those duly authorized representatives of sole partnerships, and corporations licensed by the Illinois Department of  Financial and Professional Regulation.  Associate Membership is open to those not meeting these requirements, but who are closely associated with the two industries.

Associate Membership is open to those who are management representatives, sole proprietorships, partnerships, firms or corporations that do not qualify for active membership, but who may supply any service or equipment or who are otherwise closely associated with the private detective or security professions.

ADSAI membership currently consists of a cross section of licensed private detective and private security contractor agencies, both large and small, throughout the state.

Active Membership is open to all licensed Private Detectives, Private Security Contractors and/or those duly authorized representatives of sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations who are licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial an Professional Regulation. Meetings are held monthly and members are advised of the time and location in the online newsletter and also posted on the Website. Combination dinner and business meetings are held with frequent guest speakers.

BENEFITS

Through ADSAI you have a strong voice in legislative matters that could affect your business before they become law on both the state and local level. We have a paid full time lobbyist working for us to achieve these goals.

Networking- i.e., develop relationships with professionals who work in specialized areas.

An opportunity to participate in a free and open exchange of ideas with colleagues at our monthly meetings. Listing on the ADSAI Internet web page with optional professional listing.  Membership Activities.

The ADSAI maintains membership in good standing in the National Council of Investigation and Security Services.

As a member you will receive a wall plaque, lapel pin and monthly newsletter.

Be involved; participate on committees regarding the various needs of the association.

Advertise on the ADSAI Website.

Members are permitted to use the ADSAI logo in Yellow Page advertisements, on business cards and stationery; however, the word  “member” must  accompany any such use.

The ADSAI is recognized throughout the country as one of the most progressive state associations in the area s of leadership and initiative, particularly in the area of legislative actions.

NEWSLETTER

An informative monthly newsletter is sent via either email or the US. Postal Service upon request containing important announcements, messages and other items of vital interest to the members.

ACTIVITIES

Meetings are held monthly and members are advised of the time and location in the online newsletter and also posted on the Website. Combination dinner and business meetings are held with frequent guest speakers.

Other activities in the past have included such events as: golf outings, Christmas gathering conventions and other special events.