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Personnel Protection-Kidnapping: Issues and Policies

Personnel Protection-Kidnapping: Issues and Policies

$295.00

All 11 Personnel Protection Modules for $295

by Jerry Miller (formerly with Chrysler) & Radford Jones (formerly with Ford). Click here and here to view biographies of these Tier 1 Security Experts.

Protecting people in the Corporate World can under certain circumstances require the protection of executives, employees and their families, contractors, visitors and even customers. “Personnel Protection” is a presentation that consists of 11 modules that provide an overview of the concepts, issues, policies and procedures for all aspects of personnel protection in the post 9/11 corporate world. This series may be viewed in its entirety or on a particular module of interest. The entire presentation includes over 200 slides on the listed topics.

The 11 modules are:

  1. Introduction
  2. Concepts of Executive Security
  3. Threat Assessment Profile
  4. Executive Security Personnel
  5. Executive Compensation – Fringe Benefits
  6. Advance Procedures
  7. Executive Worksite Security
  8. Residential Security
  9. Vehicle Operations and Security
  10. Aircraft Security
  11. Kidnapping – Issues and Policies

1. Introduction to Personnel Protection in the Corporate World (Module 1) is an overview of the entire personnel protection series. It provides an summary of the concepts, issues, policies and procedures for all aspects of personnel protection in the corporate world.
This module describes the importance of understanding the level of security expected by both those providing and needing protection. It also discusses how security plans must continually be updated and under constant review to keep up with the latest internal and external threats.

2. Concepts of Executive Security (Module 2) describes the importance of how personnel protection programs should strive to be proactive versus reactive. It illustrates specific proactive approaches to prevent an incident from ever even occurring. However, if an incident does occur, this module details how to enhance the success of reacting in a manner to minimize or prevent the incident from becoming lethal.
This module also describes the importance of training , roles and responsibilities of a security staff as well as rings and layers of security that should be in place to protect executives and other company personnel.

3. The Threat Assessment Profile (Module 3) describes how designing a threat assessment profile is the building block for the development of a personnel protection plan. That such an assessment needs to include internal company components such as legal or finance.
This module will arm you with the range of threats to expect, public exposure and historical analysis of such threats, as well as the foreign and domestic industries that are most likely to be targeted by terrorists. It goes into detail on how to customize a personnel protection plan depending on the situation and the environment.

4. Security Personnel (Module 4) outlines a list a selection criteria for Security Personnel that are being considered for hire.. A detailed list of selection criteria is specified, including whether personnel should be proprietary or contractual , armed or unarmed. It explains the many topics to be considered in forming an executive security training program.

5. Executive Compensation – Fringe Benefits (Module 5) explains that security services and support provided to the personnel may be considered as compensation. This module details the IRS guidelines regarding the impact of security services on a compensation package.

6. Advance Procedures (Module 6) describes the importance of the need for a good security advance, especially when budget and resources are limited.
It lists the type of planning and security arrangements that must be made in advance of a visit outside the office, including itinerary and instructions for all supporting security personnel It details how advance security procedures and good resources will reduce risk to the executive and other personnel.

7. Worksite Security (Module 7) reviews the value of a secure worksite. It details building security, perimeter essentials and visitor approval. Installation of x-ray equipment is also addressed.
Executive Suite security measures are listed, including what constitutes secure entrances and checkpoints, safe rooms, Vehicular Security and safe movement within a facility.

8. Residential Security (Module 8) is dependent on the threat assessment and security for a residence can have a huge range in its protective scope.
This module reviews and discusses the various components of a residential security system. It details the types of residential security available from an alarm system to full time security personnel being posted at the residence.

9. Vehicle Operations and Security (Module 9) depicts the obligation for safety when operating and/or transportation personnel. It lists the steps needed to safely maneuver a vehicle.
It also describes the need for a driver to demonstrate the ability to act under stress and maintain up-to-date on global attacks stress.

10. Aircraft Security (Module 10) reviews the security procedures and close liaison needed with air transportation and flight crews. It describes steps in surveying the facility housing the aircraft and the protection of corporate aircraft facilities. It further outlines safety requirements for air travelers , the prevention of sabotage and hijacking and the need to have a basic understanding of aircraft and airport security regulations.

11. Kidnapping - Issues and Policies (Module 11) examines the extent of kidnapping in the US and worldwide since experts estimate that the actual kidnap numbers range between 5 to 6 times the reported number of kidnap cases.
This module details how businesses and their security personnel should respond if a kidnapping should occur, including negotiation strategies , working with law enforcement, and administering family support.

Running Time: 160 minutes

** Note: This resource is available at no cost or at a discount to the Council community and strategic alliance partners based upon their level of involvement. Please contact Rob West if you need assistance.


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