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    Police Close Protection v Military Close Protection

    Just thought id start this thread to see what everybody thought........ How does Police Close Protection compare with Military Close Protection?
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    CP Training Advice

    I am a serving Police Officer (firearms qualified) hopefully applying for police protection duties in the future. I was considering doing a private course in hope of expanding my knowledge, experience and CV for when I do apply. Likewise this would give me skills if I decided to enter the...
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    CPO Seeking Work

    I am a 43y male with many years experience in the security industry, I am seeking work and will consider all positions. Security Training NATIONAL DOOR REGISTER the first course for licensing doormen in 2000. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE DOORSAFE licensing by Northamptonshire Police in 2002. NATIONAL...
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    Crg

    Control Risks requires consultants to fill forthcoming close protection vacancies in the Middle East. The rotation is 8 weeks on and 4 weeks off. Applicants would be required to attend an interview at Control Risks London office and if selected for the task they will be required to complete...
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    looking for first CPO job

    hi guys i have just completed my CPO course and i am looking hard for work, i am willing to travel and go most places but i still cant find any work so i signed up to here to try an gain some more contacts and to find out about whats happening out their in the CP industry, i know my ages goes...
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    Just joined

    To one and all have just come on board, and hope this is as good as it initially looks. Have been a qualified CPO for the last seven years and a licence holder since the start. Look forward to some interesting reading
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    SO19 and CO19 explained

    CO19 is the name given to the department, which provides the firearms related support to the rest of the Metropolitan Police Service CO19 Specialist Firearms Command are better known by SO19 which was its former Specialist Operations, which provides the firearms related support to the rest of...
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    Iraq says 43 arrested over Baghdad shooting

    Mon Nov 19, 3:05 PM ET An Iraqi government spokesman said on Monday that Iraqi security forces had arrested 43 people, including two Americans and 31 other foreigners, over a shooting in which a woman was wounded in central Baghdad. "This is a message to security companies that no one is...
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    Remote Medics Required

    Hi All, My client are looking for a team of medics for deplyment in Iraq working on a large PSD contract. Work will be on a 2 & 1 rotation, for at least 6 months and up to 2 years. We are looking for at least 2 to start immediately and then up to 5 more before Christmas. The work is very well...
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    job

    Security Manager Location: Africa Salary: Competitive Job Type: Permanent Job Areas: Overseas Security Management Consultancy Vacancy placed by:ArmorGroup Job Description The successful candidate will work and live in restrictive conditions. Be able to organise journey management escorting...
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    5,000 illegal immigrants working as security guards in UK?

    News reports today say that around 5,000 illegal immigrants are working as security guards in the UK! Some are actually employed at airports and a few were found guarding the Prime Minister's car. What is your comment on this situation?
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    5000 illegal immigrants employed as security guards in the UK , could...

    ...this happen in any other country? First they break UK law and cheat their way into the UK, then the UK employ them as security guards. A fiction writer would be accused of writing highly improbable nonsense if this were part of a novel; this is the UK and it is fact...
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    Can I sue over deleted cctv?

    I got my bag stolen in a bar and i highly suspected it was one of the staff. I requested the cctv footage but they refused to give it to me. FInally the police went there and they told them they had checked it and there was nothing interesting on there so they deleted it....can I sue them for...
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    If the head of MI5 says 2,000 people are involved in terrorist activity...

    ...why are they still free ? Please don't give any answers based on their human rights it's the rights of possible victims that are important. They should either be deported or held permanently in detention. I would myself, as a liberal, favour something more drastric as a means of dealing...
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    Close Protection Training Providers SIA

    This is the list of current UK close protection training providers according to the SIA (Security Industry Authority) This list was last updated on the 27th September 2007 Adro Partnership City & Guilds Gloucester 01452 886410 Advanced Safety Training Services...
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    New Member

    Hi everyone, Just joined the forum, I am new to the industry, and this looks like the perfect place for some quality networking. As yet have only done two short term contracts. Have done the usual of sending CV's but this is a very slow process. I have a military background of 6 years, C.P...
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    Getting into CP work in London

    Hi, I'm just after a bit of advice really. I've been working in the Middle East for the past two years and want to pursue a CP career in London. Could anyone please advise good reputable companies to approach re any potential work? Thanks in advance for any replies.
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    What is your favourate Sidearm???

    Hi just wondering what side-arms people prefer. I'm particularly fond of the H&K USP, due to its high calibre round, great stopping power, durability, excellent accesories, ambidexterity and lets not forget the way it easily field strips. But hey i haven't used a whole lot of side arms so anyone...
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    What do think of us Bodyguards or Close Protection Officers?

    Close Protection Officers, We risk life for money, CPOs from my campany CPSS www.cpsecurityservices.com earns over £120,000 ($240,000) per year after tax for working in Iraq & Afghanistan, some of guys I know have families but r working in highly dangerous places. what do you think?
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    Ever had security guards follow you round a supermarket or other store?

    This happens to me a lot, though I've never shop-lifted in my life. Maybe I just look dodgy??? I'd be interested to know if there are many people for whom it has never happened. Incidentally it's pretty funny when it happens, it's like a game of peek-a-boo as they appear from round the aisle.
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