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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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    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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    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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    Females in Close Protection

    Hello all I would like to see your opinions about females working in close protection. If your a famous female or a rich female would you prefer a female close protection officer. Could female close protection officers ever work in places like Afghanistan or Iraq? You always see in the...
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    Protection in India?

    My team has a potential client traveling to India. I've heard it's not as pleasent as it should be. One of our agents seems to think the threat level for Americans in India is significantly high, specially in the ares we are going to. What are your takes on this? Is India a high risk work area?
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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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    Police Surveillance Job Description

    I've added below a advert for police surveillance vacancy. There are some good examples of the role profile which might assist you filling in a application form for a similar surveillance post. FROM WEST MIDLANDS POLICE JOB DESCRIPTION SECTION: SURVEILLANCE POST TITLE: SURVEILLANCE...
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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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    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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    Should CCTV be on every street in England?

    I think so, what are your views If you have nothing to hide and are a law abiding citizen, why would you feel intimidated Laurie S. They vandalise our property and gardens our cars. They get away with it because they know they can, they are untouchable and they Know it and they laugh at us...
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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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    If the head of MI5 says 2,000 people are involved in terrorist activity...

    ...why are they still free ? Please don't give any answers based on their human rights it's the rights of possible victims that are important. They should either be deported or held permanently in detention. I would myself, as a liberal, favour something more drastric as a means of dealing...
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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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    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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    What is a good CCTV setup for home use- I want to have my car protected?

    And want a camera that can "see" in the dark and also has a range to ID the scum that are vandalising property in my area-so I can take out a private prosecution. TIA-I have DVR card so only need a camera.
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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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    Ex military, police.

    Email: Send me a private message via this forum! Tel: 0793 995 2682 *Close Protection Officer *Three years experience as a police officer *Awarded the United Nations Medal *Instructor of a police shooting Work Experience Driver of armoured vehicle Oct 2007 - Present Regency...
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    Hi all.

    I am new on this forum. Just - like few of us - looking for a new job in CP. Just waiting still for my license as SIA are not hurry. I am ex military forces ( two years ) with experience in the Middle East ( Syria ), 3 years in armed police forces, SIA door supervisor, SIA CP. Will post my CV if...
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    Information about the role of a Door Supervisor

    Door supervisors are responsible for the safety of customers and staff in places such as pubs, bars and nightclubs. Door supervisors usually work in teams and may keep in contact with each other by using radio equipment. Sia SIA controls the licensing for door supervisors. As there are...
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