Risk assessment highlights the possibility for Russian retaliation at the Russia 2018 World Cup, against travelers, and even high-profile dignitaries of countries who imposed international sanctions and diplomatic expulsions against the host nation.
One of the most dangerous things I have had to encounter when escorting a client is when you egress a nightclub environment. Being a solo operator makes this almost Mission Impossible yet it is done every day in the Executive Protection field. Without the luxury of a multi-man team you are essentially blind to the […]
After finishing 5 days of intense and demanding training aimed at the Close Protection Officer, who has left their ego behind and realised their hands on Protection Skills need either developing or, in some cases, building from a none existent base level, I thought it prevalent to bring this to the attention of the seasoned […]
Defining a Complex Advance All advances can be considered “complex” if you, and you should, consider all factors like the “profile” of your protecee, any credible, implied or possible threats, number of movements, personnel logistics, etc. As George Orwell said in his 1945 novel, Animal Farm, “all animals are equal, but some animals are more […]
So let me set the stage of this edition of Keeping Your Edge: it’s day 26 of a 30 day musical tour, and I’m currently writing this column in the front lounge of a 38’ Tour Bus. This particular bus has a fully functioning recording studio in the rear, and the THUMP, THUMP, THUMP of […]
Next time you go to the range, step up to your shooting lane, look down the range then take a moment to look at the ceiling slightly in front of the shooting bench to a considerable distance down range. You will undoubtedly notice countless rounds have inadvertently been fired into the ceiling. This is usually […]
Crowd control solutions should provide quick deployment with minimum hassle. Enter Turtlegate Barriers, fast emerging as one of the UK’s top barrier solutions for easy, efficient crowd control.
However, when you think about it, what I’m really talking about is communicating knowledge and that is vital in close protection. Security means that ensuring people understand what you mean quickly and effectively is essential, and one way to help develop communication skills is by learning how to present effectively. This article aims to provide […]
A brief look at MACE Pepper Gel for Protection Specialists. Pepper Gel is a great option for confrontations that may not warrant a lethal force response.
In this article Alex Bomberg educates us on Mobile Telephone monitoring software (spyware), its effectiveness as an espionage tool and its cost vs potential rewards.