The purpose of IASES is to further knowledge, develop skills, promote fellowship, and establish a common minimum skill set for the law enforcement, intelligence agency and military members that it serves.

IASES carries out this purpose by establishing and administering certification examinations, developing and evaluating training academies and establishing a formal certification program of study.


IASES fulfills the role, on a worldwide basis, as the definitive authority and certification body for law enforcement, intelligence agency, and military members who may be called upon to covertly neutralize locking devices in the conduct of their professional duties.