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    More head-aches for the SIA?

    7 December 2007: Qualifications awarding body Edexcel has discovered that a number of candidates have been wrongly issued with BTEC Level 3 Close Protection certificates. This is the result of an error in their systems. Edexcel notified the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (its...
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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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    Police Surveillance Job Description

    I've added below a advert for police surveillance vacancy. There are some good examples of the role profile which might assist you filling in a application form for a similar surveillance post. FROM WEST MIDLANDS POLICE JOB DESCRIPTION SECTION: SURVEILLANCE POST TITLE: SURVEILLANCE...
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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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    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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    how do i become a bouncer?

    im male 20 but only 5 ft 4 i work out at the gym so am quite muscly and i intend to keep training to get bigger, the only problem i think is my height, is this going to put people off and what do u have to do to become a bouncer?
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    Low Llow Light & Infra Red Photography Course

    I am Police Level 1 SV trained, Basic & Adv Driver and Covic trained. Work with a agency that is not utilising my skills. Befor entering the private sector I wish to get trained up in the above. Does anyone know of any good trainers? Cherrs Andy
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    Information about the role of a Door Supervisor

    Door supervisors are responsible for the safety of customers and staff in places such as pubs, bars and nightclubs. Door supervisors usually work in teams and may keep in contact with each other by using radio equipment. Sia SIA controls the licensing for door supervisors. As there are...
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    Security Consultancy Services

    Security Consultancy Services are in use more now than ever. Even though there's a range of products and technologies available to address electronic threats, network security requires the ongoing efforts of knowledgeable and attentive human beings. Security consultancy for a local...
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    Has anyone seen those CCTV cars that drive around the streets...?

    filming everything? they are not the police force or a governmental agency..they are private companies. I was at a red traffic light the other day and one of these things pulled up next to me and trained his camera on me sitting in my car! I was only going to the shops!!!! WTF??? I'm a tax...
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    Close Protection Industry

    The Close Protection Industry has changed considerably over recent years. It was necessary for the Government to introduce the following; On the 20th March 2006 it became illegal to work in the Close Protection field without a Close Protection license issued by the Security Industry...
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    is it against the law to put cctv on the front of your home?

    where i live, is one of the main thoroughfares for students to travel to and from accomadation an uni/town, when the students are here in uni, they have trashed my motorcycle , my works van damaged and doorbells ripped off the front door, my partner has had her car damaged and neighbours too...
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    What skills / qualifications do I need to become a NIGHTCLUB BOUNCER?

    My observations have given to me that I need to keep people standing outside, without reason, whatever the weather. and also...to disrespect those physically smaller than me, whilst simultaneously eyeing-up their girlfriends. not forgetting to...completely over-react to any fight - by...
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    Can someone clarify the legal rights of security guards?

    Recently I got stopped at the alarm barrier at a supermarket because the cashier on the checkout didn't spot and remove a security tag. I was in a hurry but I cooperated anyway. Considering that I had paid for everything and was not committing a crime - did I have the right to just tell the...
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    Can someone clarify the legal rights of security guards?

    I'm reposting this with clarification. I recently posted this on uk.answers.yahoo.com believing that I would be dealing with English users talking about English Law. Several kind and helpful people answered - but they appear to be talking about the US. Please consider the following with...
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    Can A security guard stop and search ur bags if?

    Whiles leaving a large supermarket 2day my mum was stopped and her bags where searched. 1 security guard was infront of her trolly and the other 1 at her side. They searched her bags and check her receipt and found she had payed for all her goods.They done this infront of everyone coming in and...
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    I think SIA is a security Guard qualification.Is this correct?What kind of

    qualification? does a would be security guard need in the U.K.?I have not been in the Forces and this and being an ex-soldier helps.Advice please.
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    Is it legal for a nightclub bouncer to seize my property?

    We have an argument going with a former bouncer who claims that he would confiscate peoples' property if it was against the nightclub rules. Examples: Marijuana, outside alcohol, water, weapons. Most of us believe that a bouncer does not have this authority and this person's actions were...
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    Door Supervisor - entry and courses

    Entry To work as a door supervisor you must be aged 18 or over, and you must apply for a licence from the Security Industry Authority (SIA) after taking a Level 2 National Certificate in Door Supervision. See the SIA website (in Further Information) for a list of approved qualifications and...
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    Please someone give me information on close protection..?

    Is there anyone with information about close protection jobs. I posted one question before, and got feed back of how unpresant the job is, please send only relevant information not the risky aspect of the job as am very aware about that....Thanks for any info...
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