The Client’s Luggage
To carry or not to carry? Is that really a question? Whether or not to carry luggage has always been a debate in executive protection training and standard operating procedures within the team. Is a protection specialist a lap dog or guard dog? Do we carry luggage? In our opinion, yes. Executive protection is a diverse industry. The fundamentals remain constant, but the client, company, risk, and manpower vary greatly. On corporate, family, and celebrity details, security is
Women in Executive Protection - Part I
Part 1: What you can do, what you shouldn’t do and what can you get away with - By Female Practitioner Rachel G. Women in the EP industry are stereotypically pictured closer to something you would see in the Secret Service; suit, hair in a bun, and an ear-piece. Which, if you chose that route, is fine. However, a female EP agent looks more like a regular person. If what we do in EP is surveillance; looking for the people who are looking at you, and more importantly: who is
Corporate vs. Celebrity Protection and Skills for Growth in EP.
Executive protection is a unique industry. The way an individual or team operates is based on a combination of the client's needs, personal preferences, and an array of requirements and limitations. These include the client's mission, funding, manpower, and resources that are allocated to the team. A Fortune five executive’s resources will be much greater than a celebrity client. The executive will have a larger budget, a global footprint, require more agents, protective inte