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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...
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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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    About Close Protection World

    Close Protection World was created in May 2007. The domain names were bought and the forum was created between then and October. You can check the stats attached which show the forum has grown in numbers every month with 8414 unique visitors in November 2007. Mally
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    Greetings from Hungary

    Hy, I'm Vic T. from Hungary and wanna say hello to all. Little intro: 5 years at HUN 88th QRF ParaRecon section leader/OR-6/, 1 tour in Bosnia/MSU-SFOR/ and 19 month in Iraq as a HRSO/PSD Operator. At 14thDec I1m going to work in UK. currently I'm not working in CPO field...yet, but interested...
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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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    Iraq says 43 arrested over Baghdad shooting

    Mon Nov 19, 3:05 PM ET An Iraqi government spokesman said on Monday that Iraqi security forces had arrested 43 people, including two Americans and 31 other foreigners, over a shooting in which a woman was wounded in central Baghdad. "This is a message to security companies that no one is...
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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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    Private investigators hired on the ground and their advice followed?

    We now know that private investigators (PIs) were hired on the ground in Spain (as it’s illegal to hire them in Portugal). The PIs think that Madeleine is most likely in these regions (Spain, Portugal and North Africa). The McCanns spokesman declared that they are funded by the fund. The...
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    Operational allowance

    How much is the operational allowance again? and do you get it for a black tour?:confused:
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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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    Team McCann Have Been Under Police Surveillance For A Month...?

    I'm digging out the link as I type. Sorry for delay, here's the link : http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=nw20070807121804844C683250
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    Any RMP here?

    Hello All Is anyone else in here RMP ( or Ex RMP ) I spent 7 years in the RMP and got out in 2004. Based in Hohne 111 Pro Coy, Edinburgh Castle 170 Pro Coy, JHQ 101 Pro Coy and finished a Catterick. Done CP in Afghanistan, and GPD in Bosnia and Kosovo with a few exercises in the...
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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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    SURVEILLANCE detection

    SURVEILLANCE DETECTION The Problem Defence against concerted attacks by terrorists and criminals on a fixed facility, or key personnel in transit, is often problematic for a number of reasons. Even well trained and equipped guards, a state-of-the-art CCTV system and a good relationship...
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    Spain Travel Warnings

    Spain Travel Warnings This advice has been reviewed and re-issued with an amendment to the Local Laws and Customs section (removal of repetition of airline policy towards unaccompanied minors). The overall level of the advice has not changed. There is a high threat from terrorism in Spain...
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    CP jobs

    There are many reasons why you may want to undertake bodyguard training in order to secure a bodyguard job. For many people, the main reason for working in this industry is because they are almost always guaranteed action in their work, and possibly an element of danger also. However with the...
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    working in Iraq/Afghanistan

    Baghdad Bandit here guys/gals, If i can give you any advice on CP then just ask. I'll give you the no bullshit CP perspective on life within the industry.
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