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Several times I’ve been charged with purchasing vehicles for safely transporting clients, here are my tips for vehicle selection for security professionals.
What is the state of our industry? Where are we headed? What are the emerging trends? Take a peek behind the curtain of the Close Protection Industry.
The challenges of ensuring the safety of vulnerable travellers will change from trip to trip, so it’s important to remain flexible. However, there are some important steps you can take in advance so that mitigations can be made.
“Ultimately, I need to know that whoever I’m working with, if the shit hits the fan and I’m in a situation, that my colleagues are going to be there to watch my back”. The ethos of “Leave no man behind” is a mainstay across Armed Forces and equally relevant to professionals in Close & Executive Protection. If a colleague was injured out in the field, would you turn your back and walk away?
It can be difficult to maintain medical training with the pressures of schedules, but whether it’s online or hands on, the importance of on-going medical training should not be forgotten or underestimated.
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Who are you? Or more specifically; What are you? Are you an employee, an independent contractor, a part-time employee, … >>>