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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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    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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    Some Serious Help Needed

    Hello to all, Im new here and was wondering if I could get a couple of honest answers from the guys and gals on this forum. Im currently serving in the RAF and im in the process of PVR, I have made my mind up to get into the CP world, my questions are as follows 1, I am currently looking at...
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    Hello

    Hello to everyone on here, My name is Ellers, Im currently in the process of PVR from the RAF. Im starting off my civilian life and getting into CP. Any advice from working CPO's would be a great help! Ellers
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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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    Starting a Surveillance Company

    Hi All, myself and another police colleague (both with 5 years CID and covert operations experience) are in the process of starting out int the private surveillance sphere. As well as our police experience we have undertaken the Ronin Concepts Hostile Environment CP course and looking to top...
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    Market Situation in my view and yours?

    I am a little surprised, I work as CPO (military and civilian) and in the security management since 12 years and know the Europe market and the world a little. But somehow it comes before me, that the market concentrate currently and the last 3 years only in Iraq, Afghanistan, parts of Africa...
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    My Person and this Forum

    Hello Everybody, I am new here but because I also am experienced in the business, so I feel well here. Why do I post here, as I use the last 2 years with a university course was employed, I have the guidance of business (primarily Europe) of the Close Protection Service lost, although I have...
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    My Person and your help?

    I am new here but because I also am experienced in the business, so I feel well here. Why do I post here, as I use the last 2 years with a university course was employed, I have the guidance of business (primarily Europe) of the Close Protection Service lost, although I have some jobs here in...
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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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    G_Mair

    Hi all, New to this forum. Little bit about myself. Served RAF Police 1983 to 1996. Where I served in mostly security orientated units, including special convoy's. I attended the Task International 28 day C.P. course as resettlement on leaving, but despite coming 2nd on the course I made...
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    Operational allowance

    How much is the operational allowance again? and do you get it for a black tour?:confused:
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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 bouncers confiscate your id?

    i got a new driving lisence which is of a new design, the bouncers didnt know and tried to confiscate it because they thought it was a fake. just makes me wonder can bouncers confiscate your id?
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    Can a "bouncer" (door staff/security) at a pub or nightclub legitimately use

    force or eject you? Please note for people who are employed in this profession, I respect you (well, most of you) and am grateful for the job you do - this question is not to test or annoy you! I've never been in trouble with a bouncer and have been grateful to see them take swift action many...
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    Hello

    I've decided to finally 'take the plunge' and have got out of my current proffesion to take up a career within the CPO industry. The course is booked and luckly, I have an inside source to get work once my course is completed. My main question is what is the normal waiting period between...
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    Service leavers Eligibility

    Eligibility All service leavers are eligible for resettlement advice from their own Service. The CTP provides extra support to those who on leaving have served a required qualifying period. When weighing up the success of a resettlement, the most important factor for the majority of...
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    Career Transition Partnership

    The Career Transition Partnership is a partnership between the MOD and Rights Coutts Ltd intended to provide a resettlement service to eligible service leavers Purpose of MOD's Resettlement Service The primary purpose of the MOD's resettlement service is to help eligible personnel leaving the...
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