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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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    Serviceman needs advice!

    Hi all, I'm in my final few months in the RAF Regiment. I'm looking to get into survelliance either full or part time. I've been in the regiment for 7 1/2 years, leaving due to wanting more stability, career enhancement and no more 6 month tours! I've been looking into surveillance for a while...
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    Career

    Hello, I have just recently finished college and gained my drivers licence. I am interested in becoming a private investigator / surveillance operative full time however with all these courses out there etc I am not quite sure on how I will go about doing this. Please reply to this thread...
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    How to secure a job

    Hey Guys Do any of you know if i will be able to secure any type of close protection work for when i leave the army in Oct 08, i have a morgage im just a bit worried that i may not be able to find employment straight away. Cheers for your help Craig
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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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    Hi All

    Hi Everyone I am in the prosess of of leaving the army my ROD is 29 Oct 08, i am looking faward to starting a new career in the security industry. I have complited 7 years in the infantry with a few Op Tours under my belt, i have a few freinds that work as operators out in Iraq at the moment...
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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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    Holsters for sale

    Hi all if anyone needs a holster, I have two for sale on ebay - a fobus to fit Glock 19 and an adjustable one to go wth the 5.11 tactical vest - see links below 5.11 Tactical Holster on eBay, also, Accessories, Hunting, Sporting Goods (end time 01-Dec-07 12:07:20 GMT) Fobus paddle holster...
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    Does Size Matter

    I want everybody to get in on this question DOES SIZE MATTER? Is it better to be 6' 6" and built like a brick s**t house to be successful in the world of CP. Answers on a postcard... ELLERS
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    Females in Close Protection

    Hello all I would like to see your opinions about females working in close protection. If your a famous female or a rich female would you prefer a female close protection officer. Could female close protection officers ever work in places like Afghanistan or Iraq? You always see in the...
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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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    Professional Witness

    Professional Witness is a new term in the Surveillance world and can be used to describe a new type of Surveillance service where the operator has a good knowledge of the presentation of both civil and criminal surveillance evidence. They may be employed to work in area's where anti social...
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    Return to the Pit

    Hey up one and all. After successful military and police careers, a two year stint in Event Management as Ops, I am returning for a second stint in the Pit in Ops once again. I was in at the start and left in Nov 06 for PM role in Nigeria before returning end of Nov 07 to the Pit. If i can...
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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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    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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    Police Level 1 Surveillance Course

    Hi Guys Can anyone give me a Syllabus outline of the UK Police Level 1 SV Course? Cheers Amba
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    Course Advice

    Been looking into a CP course and thinking about one with a firm called PPA International in Denmark. Its 6 weeks and is for security consulting but with the 2 week CP element, first aid and personal weapons etc too. Have been looking around for courses for nearly a year now and for what I...
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    Need help please possible walter mitty in work!

    Hi All im in a bit of a bind and need some help off the ex RMP CP lads. im working with a lad who is a complete walter mitty. he is saying that he is ex RMP CP, joined in 1984 and got out in 2001. at the rank of seargent. with a disability used to be in charge of the whole of the london...
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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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