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TABLE OF CONTENTS Foreword by General Sir Rupert Smith KCB DSO OBE QGM. About the Author Notes About this Book — United Kingdom's Oficial Secrets Act = DANotice = Pictorial Content List of Abbreviatic ns and Terminology Preface = Topics Not Included = The Aim of this Book = The Responsibility for Another One's Life Introduction — Hollywood Representation ~ The illusion of Competence = Specialists = The Role of Close Protection Chapter 1 Historical Development of Bodyguarding & Close Protection = The 47 Ronin — A Lesson in Loyalty — The Ako Incident — British Military Elite Units and Civilian Police Close Protection = Special Air Service BG Course = Royal Military Police Close Protection Unit = Royalty and Diplomatic Protection Department = Main Terrorist & Criminal Attacks — A Historical Snapshot 448C - 1998 Chapter 2 “Upper Echelons’ of Close Protection Operatives in the United Kingdom — British Government Assigned Close Protection = Government Intelligence & Support + Police Protection Command = SON Specialist Protection = $06 Diplomatic Protection Group = $014 Royalty Protection = The British Prime Minister and The Royal Family = The Special Escort Group (SEG) = British Diplomats and Military Commanders in High Risk Locations Chapter 3 ‘What Makes a Good Close Protection Opers = Requirements & Attributes — THE BODYGUARD - how he stands ~ where he puts his hands — Minimum Age & Life Experience Requirements = Mental & Physical Fitness Requirements = Training & Selection Objectives = General Atitude and Bearing — Appearance and Blending In - The Basics, — Appearance and Blending In - Operational Chapter 4 Close Prote jon - The Basics = Personal Security — Personal Situational Awareness = The Colours of Awareness State ~ ‘Cooper's Colours’ + Situation awareness ~ Accept the threat exists = Avoid routine = Follow security procedures = Exercise common sense and initiative = Remain anonymous or show of strength Chapter 5 Composition of a Close Protection Team — The Close Protection Team Leader = Second in Command — Personal Escort Section = Level One + Duties of the PES. + Planning = Level Two (CAT - Counter Attack Team) Composition Equipment Duties ofthe PES Level Two + Planning = Security Advance Party = Planning = Reconnaissance = Dress = Vehicles = Recce Reports = Surveys +The Location = The Operation — CP Team Member Responsibilities - Team Q = Vehicles = Medical = Communications Mn of a Close Protection Team (Cont'd) = Overall Team Member Responsibilities = Bodyguard Role Responsibilities = Personal Escort Section (Level 1) = Role Responsibilities = Personal Escort Section (Level 2/CAT) Role = Security Advance Party Role > Responsibilities = Residence Security Team Role Responsibilities Chapter 6 The Role & Responsibilities of the Bodyguard — The Close Protection Team Bodyguard (CPT BG) = Role = The Individual Bodyguard (BG) = Principles = Considerations = Pre-op Preparations = Appearance = Etiquette, Protocol and the Principal's Staif = The Reputation of One isthe Reputation of Many = Delusions of Grandeur = Outlook of CP from the Boss’ Perspective Chapter 7 Threat, Risk & Vulnerability Assessments = Risk = Threat + Vulnerability = The Purpose of a Threat & Risk Assessment in a CP Environment = How do we Actually Quantity If = Assets Identification = Threat Assessment = Risk Assessment = Vulnerability Assessment = Recommendations — Why is the Principal a Target? — The Surveillance Theeat