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    Police Videos

    Hi All I've been adding a few good police videos from youtube Add any you've got! Mally
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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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    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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    can i buy infra red lighting for a cctv camera?

    i have a couple of cctv cameras that dont have infra red, great during the day or when lights are on but pitch black at night.
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    SIA CP Questions

    Ladies! PM me if you are unsure about the SIA exam process. Who said Munkeys dont look after there own!!! BB
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Intro

    Hi all, Just a quick intro: Im 35 ex Brit Mil, married with 2 boys. Qualified SIA with Task International 2006. Left Brit Mil 2007 been working in Iraq since June 2007. Look forward to the craic.
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    How much would you work in iraq for?

    Hi All Say you were working for an American General in a safe part of Iraq to live with the occassional trip by Heli and road. Part of a 20 person team. How much would you work there for? Admin
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    Does your house have a CCTV camera anywhere?

    We've just got one on ebay (our first purchase *yay!*) and I just wondered whether many others do?
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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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    Door Survisor - The Pay

    Most door supervisors are paid per hour worked or per night work. Most have other jobs.. Pay for door supervisors is around £7 to £12 per hour; some earn more, depending on the venue and location.
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    what is cctv

    CCTV stands for Closed-circuit television. CCTV uses video cameras which transmit a signal to a monitor which can be monitored. The signal can be recorded. Generally the signal is not tranmitted but sent via cables. Recent updates now allow CCTV wireless links. CCTV assists can be used for...
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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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