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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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    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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    The new one!

    Hey Guys, im new here, just started reading the Forum! Have to train my english... ;) I'm from Austria, and a "Security" and "CP" Specialist with various courses. Working for a German Security Company! I'm looking for High-Risk Jobs and some infos or "insider-help" to get started in...
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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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    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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    Hello

    Hello to everyone on here, My name is Ellers, Im currently in the process of PVR from the RAF. Im starting off my civilian life and getting into CP. Any advice from working CPO's would be a great help! Ellers
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    Project 4 - Security & Surveillance Services - Introduction

    Project 4 - Security & Surveillance Services Project 4 Hello All I would just like to introduce myself and my company to the membership. I am Kevin Whyte and I own Project 4. We are a specialist security provider, based on the Costa del Sol, Spain. We offer various services to our...
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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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    Hi All

    Hi All I'm new to the quite new to the Security Industry, i have been working for the past 3 months as a Door Supervisor and a steward at Pop concerts in NI. Can anyone give me advice on how to get started and make Close Protection my main source of employment? I look forward to your...
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    Police Level 1 Surveillance Course

    Hi Guys Can anyone give me a Syllabus outline of the UK Police Level 1 SV Course? Cheers 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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    Hello

    Hello my name is Jim Brown, been involved in all aspects of CP for around 26 years. My interest started in the industry when as a search dog handler I was attached to an RMP CP team out of Paderborn in Germany, back then much like now, it was cushy job full of posing ponces so I was immediatley...
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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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    how do i become a bouncer?

    im male 20 but only 5 ft 4 i work out at the gym so am quite muscly and i intend to keep training to get bigger, the only problem i think is my height, is this going to put people off and what do u have to do to become a bouncer?
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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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    Stab Vests

    Stab vests are different from bulletproof vests, most of which offer little protection against stabbing with sharp-tipped objects such as knives. A stab vest is a reinforced article of clothing, usually worn under other clothing, which is designed to resist knife attacks. A stab vest...
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    Door Supervisor Pay

    If your a door supervisor, bouncer, doorman etc please let us know hour much you get paid per hour using the poll answers. I'm trying to find out what the average pay is at the moment. thanks Mally
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    Has anyone seen those CCTV cars that drive around the streets...?

    filming everything? they are not the police force or a governmental agency..they are private companies. I was at a red traffic light the other day and one of these things pulled up next to me and trained his camera on me sitting in my car! I was only going to the shops!!!! WTF??? I'm a tax...
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    A drunk man knocks at the door - funny or not?

    A man is in bed with his wife when there is a rat-a-tat-tat on the door. He rolls over and looks at his clock, and it's half past three in the morning. "I'm not getting out of bed at this time," he thinks, and rolls over. Then, a louder knock follows. "Aren't you going to answer that?" says...
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