To help protect society by collaboratively developing and achieving high standards in the private security industry.
To create a Security Industry Authority that is internationally recognised as a major contributor to the quality and effectiveness of the private security industry thus helping to reduce crime, disorder and the fear of crime.
The SIA shall at all times act within the overall aims of .
- Increasing public trust and confidence in the private security industry by setting and maintaining standards of probity and improving the professionalism and opportunities of all who work in the industry
- Encouraging businesses in the industry to improve their standards by creating a framework for developing, promoting and spreading best practice
- Creating a security industry centre of knowledge and expertise which enables and encourages effective industry development and investment
- Strengthening the extended police family by encouraging and supporting further engagement of the private security industry.
.in pursuing these aims the authority will work in partnership with the industry and its customers, the police service and the public