"I have worked very closely with my VIP clients for many years and understand the important nature of security.
With Embassies and Royalty amongst my most loyal customers I have worked diligently to ensure we offer a security and close protection service that protects my clients for any potential security threat.
All Close Protection Officers used by Signature are professional and come highly trained with an industry license and first aid training and we have a fleet or cars ready to meet their exacting standards."
Close Protection Officers work for a wide range of people and companies including people in the public eye, including royalty, foreign dignitaries, politicians, high-profile business people, high net worth individuals, legal professionals and celebrities.
Clients may need a Close Protection Officer to combat over eager autograph hunters for example or a stalker in addition to helping prevent criminal activities such as kidnap, ransom and robbery. They are expected to provide an over watch of their principle (Protectee) and ensure their well-being and safety.
Additional specialist duties may include residential security, for example making sure the principal's premises are secure.Duties a Close Protection Officer carry out range from chauffeur driving; specialising in defensive and evasive driving, to assistance with travel arrangements and booking restaurants for example. However, Close Protection Officers should not be expected to carry out menial non protective duties or duties that take him away from his client.
All our Close Protection Officers have a Security Industry Authority (SIA) license and have a first aid at work qualification recognised by the SIA. In addition they have passed a close protection qualification endorsed by the SIA, and undergo checks through the Criminal Records Bureau. Almost all Close Protection Officers have either been in the Armed Forces or the Specialist departments of the police where they have undertaken similar duties at government level.Signature has a fleet of cars suitable for hire with CPO's. Many vehicles have tinted windows for extra security and privacy. For more information please call us on 0207 118 22440207 118 2244 or e–mail us.