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Protecting At-Risk Personnel

5 Days

“Capability breads humility.”

Protecting At-Risk Personnel

The threat of violence is forcing private and public organizations to upgrade security.

This course provides the knowledge to assess risk potential and build a plan to provide the appropriate level of security.

Topics include providing protection services at a facility, moving between facilities while traveling and security at a hotel or home. Training includes drills focusing on time-compressed decisions during force-on-force engagements. Drills are followed with video reviews.

Who Should Attend?
• Police officers responsible for providing any type of protection services
• Tactical team members that may be required to provide high- or low-profile security
• Plainclothes officers involved in assessment, investigation and assistance with threats to facilities as well as personnel
• Private security officers responsible for providing security for principals in the workplace

Topics Covered:
• Advance work and the importance of a proper advance review
• Threat assessment
• Recognizing traits of suspicious behavior
• Recognizing traits of armed individuals
• O.O.D.A. Cycle
• A Prevailing mindset
• Awareness priority matrix
• Selection of detail personnel
• The protection detail and assignments
• Individual team member responsibilities
• Levels of protection
• Foot escort formations
• Foot escort counter-ambush tactics
• Platform protection
• Vehicle escort
• Vehicle entry and exit
• Attack countermeasures
• Site surveys

Equipment Required:
• Waist-type holster
• Comfortable clothing for practical exercises
• An outer garment to conceal firearm (sport coat, vest, or jacket)
• Eye, ear, groin, and neck protection, gloves
• Chest protection for women
• Hydration