This article will address the most common mistakes made by Protection professionals while searching and applying for jobs. I will not pull any punches here so if you don’t do well with constructive criticism or feel the need to argue with the scores of people I contacted to write this article, read something else. On […]
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.
When someone asks, “what do you do for a living”? Do you say, I’m a “Bodyguard” or you’re an Executive Protection Specialist? What’s in a name?
Now is the perfect opportunity to train in different disciplines so that you are the complete package. Don’t wait until you’re unemployed to act. The time is NOW! Seize the opportunity and ‘be the change you want to see.’
In close protection, one of our jobs is to transport our client from Point A to Point B safely. More often than not, we spend a majority of time protecting our client in a vehicle. Since we do spend most of our time in a vehicle, why do we focus our development training on […]
The longer I work in the education sector, the more weird fallacies I hear. As I teach forensic psychology and criminology, it is perhaps not surprising that I shatter the illusions of students about crime and policing on a regular basis (e.g. “murder is not common”, “there isn’t usable forensic evidence at all […]
The Exmed TCCC course is fully compliant with the Department of Defence’s Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC) guidelines and it is the only TCCC course endorsed by the American College of Surgeons. Having received FPOSi with my CP course, I then completed MIRA with Exmed, so the next step in the first aid world is a acquire a PHTLS qualification.
How to become more employable by specialising in pre hospital care Many close protection operators (CPO’s) are now identifying the value of becoming specialised in other aspects that surround the role. One of these specialist areas is Pre Hospital Care (PHC), and with this in mind I would like to share my thoughts and […]