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Personnel Security And Executive Protection

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This course provides the student with an understanding of the procedures, techniques, and technology associated with the protection of executives, employees, customers, and the general public from intentional harm, accidents, and naturally occurring emergencies.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Interpersonal Aspects Of The Executive Protection Specialist

    • Explore the conduct of the protection specialist in regards to ethics, manners, dress, and professionalism.
    • Assess the effects of stress on the executive protection specialist.
    • Analyze legal considerations for use of force during executive protection operations.
    • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of armed and unarmed protections.
    • Identify defensive and offensive driving techniques.
    • Identify emergency medical care and specialized equipment requirements.
    • Evaluate techniques for unarmed, close-in protection.

    Managing Executive Protection Programs And Resources

    • Identify leadership traits and behaviors for leading an executive protection program.
    • Summarize the importance of Operations Security during executive protection operations.
    • Develop strategies for executive protection at media events.
    • Identify issues associated with the handling of protectees’ personal requests.
    • Evaluate emerging and existing technologies for use in executive protection.
    • Assess the usefulness of executive protection driving services and armored vehicles.
    • Assess the potential risks from terrorism, assassinations, kidnappings, and bombings.

    Purpose, Strategies, Threat Assessment, And Intelligence Collection For Executive Protection

    • Define terms associated with executive protection.
    • Describe the executive protection benefits to a corporation or an individual protectee.
    • Explain the importance of risk assessment.
    • Identify commonly made mistakes in the execution of executive protection.
    • Develop executive protection strategies for assessing and reducing risk.
    • Analyze data and intelligence needed to establish a protective effort framework.

    Executive Protective Operations

    • Describe advance planning criterion and procedures for executive protection operations.
    • Identify current advance planning forms to record executive protection operations.
    • Compare the benefits and risks of private travel with those of public transportation.
    • Identify procedures for foreign travel and working with foreign security service providers.
    • Identify procedures for executive protection at public events and gatherings.
    • Identify procedures for executive protection at hotels and temporary lodging.
    • Explore vulnerabilities of motor vehicle transportation to attacks and explosive devices.
    • Develop procedures for emergency extraction of a protectee from a dangerous location or situation.

    Executive Protection Measures

    • Assess home and protectee family risk management practices, including of the use of safe rooms.
    • Explain the critical significance of the choreography of executive protection in response to attack.
    • Differentiate between surveillance and counter-surveillance.
    • Evaluate the theory of concentric protection.
    • Identify armed adversaries and proper threat response.
    • Analyze the thinking and behavior of individuals who have attacked or threatened prominent public figures in the United States.
    • Describe procedures for dealing with unarmed confrontation.
    • Identify procedures for command post operations.
    • Explain the importance of team dynamics for executive protection detail.
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