What Will You Learn at Executive Protection Training?
1. Introduction to executive protection
In this introduction, you will discuss what executive protection is, what it entails, and why it is important. Additionally, you will learn the broad strokes of what our in-depth course covers.
2. Case study review
Assessing real-world scenarios is a crucial aspect of our executive protection training course. Case study review allows course participants to respond more confidently and effectively in a true security emergency.
3. Proving the value of EP: Winning over your principal
Executive protection (EP) is an invaluable service to any VIP or celebrity, as their safety may be at risk. This course will discuss the value of executive protection as it relates to your principal, including a renewed sense of freedom and security for the principal.
4. Threat, risk, and vulnerability assessment
Threat and risk assessment allow you to act preemptively, and recognize potentially threatening situations before they occur. This training will teach techniques to ensure awareness of your surroundings in order to minimize risk and vulnerability.
5. Planning and logistics
A solid plan helps minimize risk. Planning and logistics are a crucial part of security. Learn to develop operational plans, to conduct route and site surveys, and to run motorcade operations.
6. Emergency response
In the event of an emergency, it is an executive protection professional’s job to respond quickly and effectively. No matter what kind of emergency, this course teaches you to execute immediate emergency action procedures in order to protect your principal, yourself, and those around you.
7. Counter surveillance and surveillance detection techniques
Counter surveillance and surveillance detection is necessary to recognize, identify, and gather information on potentially hostile individuals or groups. This course prepares you to conduct counter surveillance in order to recognize potential threats and avoid possible attacks.
8. Use of force in the protective environment
While no use of force is considered the ideal method for resolving a situation, executive security professionals must learn when use of force is justified. This training covers when to use force in the protective environment, and what kind of force may be appropriate in varying situations.
9. Recognize, prevent, and defend against common street attacks
Common street attacks may occur, and can be emotional and/or physically damaging to your principal. K Street’s training will teach you to recognize, preemptively prevent, and defend against common street attacks.
10. Utilization of cover and concealment with the principal
Keeping a low profile may be crucial to risk assessment and mitigation. In this course, you will learn when utilization of cover and concealment with the principal may be necessary to maintain security, and how to execute this effectively.
11. Protective driving
Travel presents risks and dangers that may not be present in other environments. Learn to master the creation and/or execution of safety itineraries, including security searches of vehicles, defensive driving against collision or observation, and maintaining security while driving alone or in a convoy.
12. Protective emergency medical: Stop the bleed, CPR, & AED
First aid can and does save lives. Part of maintaining your principal’s security is knowing how to respond in a medical emergency. K Street’s thorough executive protection course includes instruction on how to stop bleeding, how to properly administer CPR, and how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator).
13. Firearms and less than lethal options
Less than lethal uses of force are always preferred to firearms, but there are some situations in which the use of a firearm may be appropriate. Learn when use of a firearm is justified, and learn other, less than lethal options for executive protection.