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    Hello all

    Hi Everyone, Good to see another cp forum where people can give honest advice, also glad to see how many other areas of security it covers! My names James, i was an NCO after spending 7 years in the Parachute Regiment, then jumped on 'the dash for cash' out in the sand pit after doing the ronin...
  2. M

    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?
  3. D

    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...
  4. Z

    Training photos

    Greetings any photos
  5. M

    Hello

    Just signed in to this forum and wanted to say hello to all of you. Found this place while searching internet for some information about CP work and trainings. From my own experience it's always best to research forums with people's private and honest opinions than rely on corporations and...
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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
  7. R

    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...
  8. C

    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...
  9. N

    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...
  10. E

    Some Serious Help Needed

    Hello to all, Im new here and was wondering if I could get a couple of honest answers from the guys and gals on this forum. Im currently serving in the RAF and im in the process of PVR, I have made my mind up to get into the CP world, my questions are as follows 1, I am currently looking at...
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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...
  12. N

    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.
  13. S

    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?
  14. L

    hiya all

    Hi All just a quick note to say hi and some background info cp trained with RONIN in SA..5week course been in security for 10years with recently doing some BG work in uk but wanting to go abroad to work to earn decent dosh..lol..not looking for iraq/afghan as not ex mil... but if you know...
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    Market Situation in my view and yours?

    I am a little surprised, I work as CPO (military and civilian) and in the security management since 12 years and know the Europe market and the world a little. But somehow it comes before me, that the market concentrate currently and the last 3 years only in Iraq, Afghanistan, parts of Africa...
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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
  17. N

    Getting into CP work in London

    Hi, I'm just after a bit of advice really. I've been working in the Middle East for the past two years and want to pursue a CP career in London. Could anyone please advise good reputable companies to approach re any potential work? Thanks in advance for any replies.
  18. H

    My Person and your help?

    I am new here but because I also am experienced in the business, so I feel well here. Why do I post here, as I use the last 2 years with a university course was employed, I have the guidance of business (primarily Europe) of the Close Protection Service lost, although I have some jobs here in...
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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...
  20. L

    Ever had security guards follow you round a supermarket or other store?

    This happens to me a lot, though I've never shop-lifted in my life. Maybe I just look dodgy??? I'd be interested to know if there are many people for whom it has never happened. Incidentally it's pretty funny when it happens, it's like a game of peek-a-boo as they appear from round the aisle.
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