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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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    Close Protection and Surveillance Operator

    Hi folks I have posted a couple of times here already but thought it was time I put my intro in the right section. I am a qualified Close Protection & Surveillance Officer (SIA licensed). I have also operated in “hostile†environments and have recently (May 07) carried out a HECPO course...
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    Close Protection and Surveillance Operator

    Hi folks I am a qualified Close Protection & Surveillance Officer (SIA licensed). I have also operated in “hostile” environments and have recently (May 07) carried out a HECPO course with Ronin Concepts. I have eleven years with law enforcement nine of which with the Metropolitan Police (New...
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    CCTV in the UK; will we ever know when we've been had?

    We were told in the misty past that close circuit telly will solve our many ills...the defence of privacy was shot down with 'if you've nowt to hide, then you shouldn't worry'. Did not the Hillsborough disaster in 1989 create anger when it was suggested that the CCTV in the Leppings Lane...
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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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    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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    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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    Door Supervisor Pay

    If your a door supervisor, bouncer, doorman etc please let us know hour much you get paid per hour using the poll answers. I'm trying to find out what the average pay is at the moment. thanks Mally
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    course instructor required

    New course starting Feb 2008. We are looking for one more qualified instructor, qualifications must be in one of the following areas, CP. CQB or CQC. For more info any interested parties should contact JP at epotacticaltraining@supanet.com
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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 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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    Why are Bouncers/Doormen not given stab vests ?

    But it isnt the club goers duty to throw people out. Lots of bouncers have been stabbed and murdered. Common sense would say a stab vest was worth the £150 in this job.
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    If bouncers and have a go heroes are allowed to protect, R people allowed to...

    ...defend own family? And property without being arrested in England?
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    Phoenix CP course

    Phoenix CP Limited is the most highly regarded Close Protection (CP) training establishment in the UK. It was formed in August 2000 to provide commercial CP training appropriate to the realities of the operational environment as well as training which offers depth, quality and consistency to...
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    SURVEILLANCE detection

    SURVEILLANCE DETECTION The Problem Defence against concerted attacks by terrorists and criminals on a fixed facility, or key personnel in transit, is often problematic for a number of reasons. Even well trained and equipped guards, a state-of-the-art CCTV system and a good relationship...
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    Phoenix CP Ltd

    Phoenix CP Ltd Phoenix CP Ltd is the most highly regarded Close Protection (CP) training establishment in the UK. It was established in August 2000 to provide commercial CP training appropriate to the realities of the operational environment as well as training which offers depth, quality and...
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    working in Iraq/Afghanistan

    Baghdad Bandit here guys/gals, If i can give you any advice on CP then just ask. I'll give you the no bullshit CP perspective on life within the industry.
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