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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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    AGP Security?

    They seem to offer a good value course (£2100), although only 15 days but does include first aid at work. Anyone know of or have trained with AGP??
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    Remote Medic looking for work

    Hi All, I am an ex military fully qualified remote medic and am hoping to get some work in Iraq. Just wondering if any of you guys can give me any pointers as to where there may be any opportunities at the moment. Thanks, Mike.
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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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    Matty2rgj

    Hi everyone, My names Matty and im glad ive found this forum as I can start networking early. Ive spent 10 Years in 2nd Royal Green Jackets with 8 of those in the Recce platoon and 2 in Close observation platoon. Im about to start A security managment level 3 course and CP course with Anubis...
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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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    Close Protection World Logo

    Hi All You may have noticed a new logo recently added to the header and shown below. Do you guys like it?? Feedback appreciated. Thanks Mally
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Hey All

    Hey All, I have been reading the threads on this site for some time now and i thought it was about time that i made introductions. Im an ex serving Raf Regiment gunner(no peeble monkey jokes :)) and i am looking at going on a C.P course to hopefully kickstart a career in close protection. My...
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    Hello all professional old & new

    Hello to you all, I dont know how good this site is! I ve been working on the circuit for a few years, fully trained on HECPO, got the license, done the business for Queen and Country. I dont want to waste my time speaking to wannbe. just professional people who are in game and Know the Score...
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    Rachel Hughes

    I am a fully trained SIA licenced Close Protection Officer. I am also trained in covert, foot, mobile,static, anti and counter surveillance and undercover operations. I am London based at present but am also willing to travel internationally. If you feel that I have any of the skills that you...
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    Female Operative

    Hi everyone, nice to be on board. Hope you are all well. I am a fully trained SIA licenced Close Protection Officer. I am also trained in covert, foot, mobile,static, anti and counter surveillance and undercover operations. I am London based at present but am also willing to travel...
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    Stab Vests

    Stab vests are different from bulletproof vests, most of which offer little protection against stabbing with sharp-tipped objects such as knives. A stab vest is a reinforced article of clothing, usually worn under other clothing, which is designed to resist knife attacks. A stab vest...
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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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    Has anyone worked as a bouncer ?

    1 of my friends is a bouncer and keeps telling me to phone them up and work for them, the thing is im about 5'7 when all the other bouncer's i see are atleast 5'10. Do you have to be build like a huge tank to be a bouncer ? oh i know about the card you have to get aswell. leroy wtf r u doin
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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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