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NCJ Number: 98010 Find in a Library
Title: Dead Clients Don't Pay - The Bodyguard's Manual
Author(s): L Thompson
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 116
Sponsoring Agency: Paladin Press
Boulder, CO 80301
Sale Source: Paladin Press
7077 Winchester Circle
Gunbarrel Tech Center
Boulder, CO 80301
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Written by a trainer of protection teams, this volume presents guidelines for use by bodyguards in preventing and dealing with threats to their clients.
Abstract: The training, background, and sources of bodyguards are explained, with attention to effective types of martial arts training and the physical characteristics that are desirable in a bodyguard. The bodyguard's assignments are detailed, including protection against assassination, protection against kidnapping, protection from intruders, and protection of an area. A variety of types of guns and their uses are discussed, as are knives. The protection of automobiles, aircraft, and other vehicles is explained, with emphasis on both protection while the vehicle is in use and checking the vehicle for bombs. The differences between high profile and low profile bodyguards are detailed. Security measures for protecting rooms, buildings, and grounds are outlined. Ways to reduce security risks through training of nonsecurity personnel and through detecting dangers are also explained. Photographs and diagrams are included.
Index Term(s): Bodyguards; Personal Security/Self Protection; Private police; Security systems
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