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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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    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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    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 and Surveillance Operator

    Hi folks I have posted a couple of times here already but thought it was time I put my intro in the right section. 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...
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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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    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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    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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    Security Consultancy Services

    Security Consultancy Services are in use more now than ever. Even though there's a range of products and technologies available to address electronic threats, network security requires the ongoing efforts of knowledgeable and attentive human beings. Security consultancy for a local...
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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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    Surveillance Job vacancies

    Surveillance Motorcyclists X 3 SOCA Grade 5 Location: London Salary: £23,586 to £31,447 (plus £3,100 London Weighting) Opportunities have arisen for surveillance motorcyclists within the London area. Your main role will be to conduct proactive investigations and covert surveillance...
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    About Key Holding Licensing

    Licensing for key holders came into effect across England and Wales on 20 March 2006; it is now illegal to work as a Key Holder without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any contract to a consumer. Unless your employer or...
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    About Cash & Valuables in Transit

    Cash & Valuables in Transit From 20th March 2006 licensing for people working in Cash & Valuables in Transit came into effect across England and Wales; it is now illegal to work in Cash & Valuables in Transit without an SIA licence. This applies if your services are supplied for the purposes...
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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 security guard stop and search ur bags if?

    Whiles leaving a large supermarket 2day my mum was stopped and her bags where searched. 1 security guard was infront of her trolly and the other 1 at her side. They searched her bags and check her receipt and found she had payed for all her goods.They done this infront of everyone coming in and...
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