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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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    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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    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...
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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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    APG Security Introduction

    Hi All. I'm Greg; Partner & Ops manager at APG We are an SIA approved training provider via Edexcel for Door Supervision and Close Protection as well as providing specialist courses. APG also provide specialist Security Services worldwide. More details on current vacancies and our training...
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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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    Return to the Pit

    Hey up one and all. After successful military and police careers, a two year stint in Event Management as Ops, I am returning for a second stint in the Pit in Ops once again. I was in at the start and left in Nov 06 for PM role in Nigeria before returning end of Nov 07 to the Pit. If i can...
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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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    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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    New Joiner

    Hi Everyone Just thought id do the polite thing and introduce myself. Just completed my time as a Bootneck ,looking to get into the security industry ,particuarly the Surveillance side of life.Completed the ISS advanced course with Pete Jenkins earlier this year. AMBA.
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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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    sia bg/cs operative for hire

    brief information please contact if you require more info .thanks mark
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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's the best CCTV Hardware & Software as well as a handheld computer (don't...

    ...want a laptop)? All for £1000 (+/- £150)? I want a small handheld PC the runs on Windows XP or similar. Any suggestions? Also CCTV equipment for home use: Clear picture: 24 FPS? Round about 4-6 camaras? Laptops are extremely heavy and noticable... In the UK that is...from a...
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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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    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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