What makes Close Protection Different?

Close Protection Officers are People Orientated. In the private UK security industry they are the only security personnel trained to deal with the protection of people versus the protection of property and assets.

Purpose of Close protection

Close protection is offered to protect designated persons or principals and their families against possible:

  • Attacks
  • Threats
  • Blackmail
  • Intimidation
  • Embarrassing Situations
  • Evacuation

Advantages of using a CPO Service:

  • A CPO’s additional security serves as a deterrent
  • A feeling of comfort is created for the Principal and their family that ensure undivided attention to their own tasks and duties
  • Preventative measures and contingencies are formulated in advance should the need arise
  • Threats and attacks are immediately neutralized
  • Close Protection as detterent

Criteria for selecting close protection officers or security guards for hire:

  • Professionalism
  • Awareness
  • Reliability
  • Mental and Physical Fitness
  • Self Disciplined
  • Ability to plan over time and distance
  • Ability to give as well as receive instruction
  • Creativity
  • Loyalty
  • Versatility
  • Ability to communicate
  • CPO’s training

The Principal’s level of protection is determined by the following factors:

  • Political, Economical or Social Status
  • Threats
  • Current Security Setup
  • Budget
  • Cadillac DTS Limousine

A Close Protection Detail Consist of:

  • Commander (OC)
  • Team Leader (TL)
  • Close Protection Officer/Bodyguard
  • Personal Escort Section (PES)
  • Residence Security Team(RST)
  • Security Advanced Party(SAP)
  • Support Team/backup(ST)
  • Drivers(D)

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