Material for a 3-hour lesson, part of the Close Protection Training Course, developed by the Kosovo Police Service School
For a close protection team to operate effectively, it must know the enemy. Worldwide studies of attacks by varied law enforcement “threat analysis divisions” have revealed the same common threads throughout. Although the enemy has a definite advantage, they do have weaknesses that can be exploited. If a close protection team is aware of these weaknesses, it can use them to its advantage and possibly prevent an attack or, at least, be more prepared to react in the event that it does occur. In order to prevent an attack, the detail must begin with understanding how an operation is implemented.
The goal of this lesson is to provide the students with an understanding of how terrorist and criminal groups operate and the most effective means of preventing an organized attack.
At the conclusion of this lesson, the student will be able to: