Thank you for visiting the Independent Security Council. ISC is the official and most reputable non-governmental Security Council that proudly represents private sector security industries, and personnel in the security, intelligence and investigations services.

I trust you would deem and share these impressive facts about the ISC:

  • • Advance research and development of security and intelligence service
  • • Facilitate publications of contemporary reading materials in supporting training and education
  • • Promote national security debates in ways that advance the respective regional security environment
  • • Provide registration and accreditation to recognised security institutions
  • • Provide for regular and timely security policy statements, press releases and other intelligence or defence strategies for security cooperation between government and private sector
  • • Develop and sustain a system of intelligence information to the appropriate authority
  • • To assist governments and private sectors in minimizing threats of terrorism through early collection, evaluation, analyzing and dissemination of intelligence products
  • • Provide information sharing system in supporting the security agencies including the national security


The Independent Security Council is established to promote and enhance the security industry standards through cooperation with private sector interests and governments worldwide.


The objectives of the Security Council as recognised by government’s Justice Ministry are to:

  • • ISC is developed to be a leading voice of security and investigative organisations
  • • We provide quality security and intelligence training through the Department of Training and Education
  • • The Crime and Investigation Department (CID) offers dual functions; investigation training and services to both private and public sectors.
  • • The academic development and training settings within the ISC offers partner universities and colleges the opportunity to use contemporary developed security and intelligence curriculum for advanced training and learning.
  • • ISC members are mainly security, intelligence and investigative practitioners, and students and graduates in such mentioned-fields of training.

Our focus will be continue making progress with the training of quality security and intelligence education and engaging with the authorities to understand the importance of security information sharing and intelligence dissemination. We are happy that these past and active personnel in few of the renowned security and intelligence organisations continue to provide their respective technical know-how to help address causes of crime, terrorism, drug and arms trafficking, etc.:

  •  Sup. (Dr.) Mathias Zems of Nigeria Police Force
  •  Dr. Martin Wright; former UK Police Officer
  •  Mr. David Graves; former UK Police Officer
  •  Maj. Felix Quarshie of Ghana Armed Forces
  •  Chief Inspector Richard D. Adjaben of Ghana Police Service
  •  Comrades in CIA and MI6
  •  Capt. Emmanuel Acheam of US Army
  •  Dr. Kaul Thakur of Indian Intelligence Bureau
  •  Dr. Peter O’Connor of Ireland Intelligence
  •  Maj. Charles Dwayne of UK Army
  •  Mr. Chathura Warnasuriya of Sri Lankan Intelligence Service

Headquartered in one of the few cities in the world with diverse and exciting world’s best sights, attractions and activities, Accra is known for its relatively peaceful nature, low crime rate and most importantly good governance. ISC is the home to security and investigation practitioners, and its annual award programs and conferences attract the most significant number we can always consider as imaginable. ISC members understand the principles of security and intelligence and thus, share processed intelligence through their regular interactions.

We greatly appreciate your continued participation in the Security Council’s training and conference activities, and I look forward to receiving any comments or suggestions you may have on how we can better provide guidelines in safeguarding our global cities, assets and human beings.


Dr. Ernest Gyimah, Ph.D

President of ISC