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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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    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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    Operator Looking for work

    I have been working as a PPO in the United Nations for three years now and have recently completed my contract. I am looking to move back into the private sector. I have experience working with celebs as well mainly popstars on tours etc. my email is alexgibbons@yahoo.com
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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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    Female cpo/dog handler needs work!!!

    Hi I recently did my cp course and i really need some work and i wondered if anyone could help, I am also a search dog handler if anyone needs one of them too!!! Cheers Nicky
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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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    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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    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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    Instructing Quals?

    Thought it would be nice to introduce myself seeing that ive been rude and not yet! My background is all /surveillance/Police/CP. Worked within a Police Surveillance team for nearly 4 years as a surveillance team member and TL. National level 1 surveillance qual/Police advance driver/Police...
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    Ex military, police.

    Email: Send me a private message via this forum! Tel: 0793 995 2682 *Close Protection Officer *Three years experience as a police officer *Awarded the United Nations Medal *Instructor of a police shooting Work Experience Driver of armoured vehicle Oct 2007 - Present Regency...
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    Hi all.

    I am new on this forum. Just - like few of us - looking for a new job in CP. Just waiting still for my license as SIA are not hurry. I am ex military forces ( two years ) with experience in the Middle East ( Syria ), 3 years in armed police forces, SIA door supervisor, SIA CP. Will post my CV if...
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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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    Mi5 surveillance vacancies

    Mobile Surveillance Officer Mobile Surveillance Officer London £24,121, rising to £27,658 + benefits (pay award pending) Closing Date: 24 Oct 2007 Request application form by: 19th October 2007 Return application form by: 24th October 2007 Surveillance plays a vitally...
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    Close Protection London

    Close Protection London What Jobs are available in Close Protection London? Most jobs will be for the Rich or Famous. Successful actors and business women and men are attracting the attention of the criminal elements. This can effect both their private and business lives. Risks...
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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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    What skills / qualifications do I need to become a NIGHTCLUB BOUNCER?

    My observations have given to me that I need to keep people standing outside, without reason, whatever the weather. and also...to disrespect those physically smaller than me, whilst simultaneously eyeing-up their girlfriends. not forgetting to...completely over-react to any fight - by...
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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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