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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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    Nibsss

    Good day to you all, My name is Dougie Durrant I am the senior instructor for the NIBSSS based in Lisburn Northern Ireland. I have been runing SIA Close Protection courses since 2005, and surveillance since 1998. for more information on the courses run by the nibsss please visit our website...
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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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    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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    Does Size Matter

    I want everybody to get in on this question DOES SIZE MATTER? Is it better to be 6' 6" and built like a brick s**t house to be successful in the world of CP. Answers on a postcard... ELLERS
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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...
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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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    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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    sia bg/cs operative for hire

    brief information please contact if you require more info .thanks mark
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    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.
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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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    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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    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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    can bouncers confiscate your id?

    i got a new driving lisence which is of a new design, the bouncers didnt know and tried to confiscate it because they thought it was a fake. just makes me wonder can bouncers confiscate your id?
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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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    Has anyone worked as a bouncer ?

    1 of my friends is a bouncer and keeps telling me to phone them up and work for them, the thing is im about 5'7 when all the other bouncer's i see are atleast 5'10. Do you have to be build like a huge tank to be a bouncer ? oh i know about the card you have to get aswell. leroy wtf r u doin
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    If bouncers and have a go heroes are allowed to protect, R people allowed to...

    ...defend own family? And property without being arrested in England?
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    Pakistan Travel Warnings

    Pakistan Travel Warnings This advice has been reviewed and reissued with an amendment to the Political Situation (demonstrations) section. The overall level of the advice has not changed. We advise against all travel to areas where there are reports of military or militant activity. This...
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