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    More head-aches for the SIA?

    7 December 2007: Qualifications awarding body Edexcel has discovered that a number of candidates have been wrongly issued with BTEC Level 3 Close Protection certificates. This is the result of an error in their systems. Edexcel notified the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (its...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Psd Jobs Aegis

    Hi All Just some info I was passed from a friend of mine at AEGIS They are apparently Hiring quite of lot of people due to their contract renewal. Be aware this is for CONVOY PROTECTION even though it is advertised on their website as PSD. More infos and online application at AEGIS -...
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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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    Market Situation in my view and yours?

    I am a little surprised, I work as CPO (military and civilian) and in the security management since 12 years and know the Europe market and the world a little. But somehow it comes before me, that the market concentrate currently and the last 3 years only in Iraq, Afghanistan, parts of Africa...
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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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    Hi

    Quick intro. Here for research purposes and out of interest really Likely to take more from the forum than contribute most likely! Particular current interest include the PSC situation in Middle East, with particular reference to the Blackwater company.
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    is it against the law to put cctv on the front of your home?

    where i live, is one of the main thoroughfares for students to travel to and from accomadation an uni/town, when the students are here in uni, they have trashed my motorcycle , my works van damaged and doorbells ripped off the front door, my partner has had her car damaged and neighbours too...
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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 someone clarify the legal rights of security guards?

    I'm reposting this with clarification. I recently posted this on uk.answers.yahoo.com believing that I would be dealing with English users talking about English Law. Several kind and helpful people answered - but they appear to be talking about the US. Please consider the following with...
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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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    Can a "bouncer" (door staff/security) at a pub or nightclub legitimately use

    force or eject you? Please note for people who are employed in this profession, I respect you (well, most of you) and am grateful for the job you do - this question is not to test or annoy you! I've never been in trouble with a bouncer and have been grateful to see them take swift action many...
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    Why are Bouncers/Doormen not given stab vests ?

    But it isnt the club goers duty to throw people out. Lots of bouncers have been stabbed and murdered. Common sense would say a stab vest was worth the £150 in this job.
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    Is it possible for your body to be locked in 'Security Guard' mode?

    A couple days ago I took a mini Security Guard course. For 3 nights now I have not been able to sleep properly before 5am. I fall asleep fine, but always wake up 3-4 minutes later. As you can imagine, this is HIGHLY frustrating. Everyone of these short kips takes me back to the same nightmare...
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