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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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    job

    Security Manager Location: Africa Salary: Competitive Job Type: Permanent Job Areas: Overseas Security Management Consultancy Vacancy placed by:ArmorGroup Job Description The successful candidate will work and live in restrictive conditions. Be able to organise journey management escorting...
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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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    Surveillance Job vacancies

    Surveillance Motorcyclists X 3 SOCA Grade 5 Location: London Salary: £23,586 to £31,447 (plus £3,100 London Weighting) Opportunities have arisen for surveillance motorcyclists within the London area. Your main role will be to conduct proactive investigations and covert surveillance...
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    Close Protection Bodyguard

    Close Protection Bodyguard Dictionary terms are as follows Bodyguard 1. a person or group of persons employed to guard an individual, as a high official, from bodily harm. 2. an escort. 3. to provide with or act as a bodyguard. Other similar meanings are bouncer...
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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 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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    Door Supervisor - skills and interests

    Door Supervisors should have the following skills To be a door supervisor you should: - be physically fit and able to protect yourself. - make decisions quickly - have excellent customer service skills - have a basic knowledge of health and safety regulations - have a basic knowledge...
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    SURVEILLANCE detection

    SURVEILLANCE DETECTION The Problem Defence against concerted attacks by terrorists and criminals on a fixed facility, or key personnel in transit, is often problematic for a number of reasons. Even well trained and equipped guards, a state-of-the-art CCTV system and a good relationship...
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    Close Protection Wages

    Close Protection Wages Most close protection officers (CPOs) are self-employed. Salaries for employed posts depend on the client or company, the length of the contract, the officer's experience and the risks involved. Daily rates for CPOs in low risk areas can be around £100 to £150 a...
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    close protection training

    Close Protection Training is available in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Most training courses abroad will offer some firearms training. This is restricted in the UK due to UK firearms laws. Close Protection Entry The age To be a close protection officer (CPO) is at least 18...
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    CP courses - Guaranteed employment?

    As far as guaranteeing work, there is not one training company that offers that. Obviously if you stand out from the rest of the team on a course a trainer (who most are active in the industry) may well remember that and call on you to give you a go. Most training companies do have connections...
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