Security and Protective Services Information

Protective service is a special type of service that aims to provide protection to a person who is at risk or who is experiencing physical, emotional, or other forms of threat. It provides individuals with a peace of mind in the knowledge that they are protected at all times.  Most of the people hired to provide protection services have police, military, or law enforcement background, and possess martial arts skills, hand-to-hand combat training, and firearms training.

Types of Protective Services 

Protective services come in various forms, from providing security for families or homes to bodyguard services for high-profile entertainers and politicians.

Private or personal security provides protective services to a single person. This is the type of service typically employed by celebrities, dignitaries, and VIPs. Hired private security agents are more popularly known as bodyguards. They are typically armed.

Private patrol services are used to discourage intrusion into one’s home or business. The patrol officer constantly monitors the assigned property on a 24/7 basis to ensure there are no break-ins or theft.

Executive security services are used to provide protection to a group of CEOs or high-profile individuals. Executive agents are an elite group of security providers. They possess valuable skills in marksmanship as well as driving and first aid. 

Event security personnel provide short-term security. Also known as bouncers, they are hired to monitor and security events, ranging from small club parties to large political campaigns or speeches. 


Finding a Great Guard Dog

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Guide to Law Enforcement Career

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Selecting the Right Home Security System

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Airline Security Guidelines

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Select a Great Martial Arts Program

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Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

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Selecting the Right Business Security System

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Learn How to Defend Yourself

Every day, newspapers are filled with crime stories -- people getting mugged, children getting beaten by neighborhood bullies, women getting sexually assaulted, etc. Danger is always present around us, and it often finds us in the most unexpected moments. As such, it is essential that you prepare against potential dangers by learning how to defend yourself. The first rule in self-defense is to a...


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