What can you do to improve your travel security when away on an international business trip? There are many simple steps that you can take to aid your safety and by being aware of these you can greatly increase your chances of returning without serious incident. Adhere to these travel security tips to reduce the likelihood of an incident.
A fascinating true story told for the first time that identifies the risk of kidnap on the streets of London and throughout the world.
The Untrained Negotiator This article will focus upon guidance for the initial responder receiving a call in the middle of the night informing them that their Principal, employee, employer or loved one has been taken hostage. The actions taken by this person – the Untrained Negotiator often proves key to the successful outcome […]
Hostile surveillance detection is one of the few security techniques that preempts danger. As the name suggests it is the art of identifying an individual or group that is attempting to obtain intelligence by placing your client under surveillance. Its main advantage as a security tool is that it is proactive rather than reactive.
Kidnapping – a grim reality Hostage survival training – is it needed by the CP operative? The very thought that an experienced security detail and their Principal could be taken hostage might seem remote to those who operate in this area. However the reality of this “it will never happen to me”, “I can’t […]
Two Different Worlds Through my experience in the Executive Protection industry, I have tried many times to understand what our Principals are thinking and what goes on in their heads. Their minds tick in a very strange way and the truth is, no matter how hard we try we will never be able to understand […]
Hostage taking awareness info for the Security Professional travelling abroad (pre and post capture) OVERVIEW I must state from the outset that the likelihood of being kidnapped or taken hostage is very slim. However, if it does happen, your chances of survival are deemed as very high. Hostage taking or kidnapping is a terrifying experience […]