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Close Protection Course

Cost: $800
May 15 - May 17
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Duration: 3 days
Cost: $800
Students: 8 Min – 12 Max
Restrictions: Law Enforcement, Military or Government Agencies

The aim of this 3 day course is to pass on the skills necessary to plan and execute a mission in order to protect a dignitary, prisoner or witness who may have a threat against themselves or the entity they represent.

This program will be geared towards operations in a permissive environment and the students will be required to put in long hours in order to plan, prepare and successfully complete a challenging final exercise.

Course content includes:

  • Introduction to terrorism
  • Selection of dignitary protection personnel
  • Essential equipment
  • Organization of a dignitary protection team
  • Foot formations
  • Attacks on the Principal
  • Route survey and security selection
  • Venue advance survey
  • Vehicle arrival and departure drills
  • Vehicle motorcade drills
  • Dignitary protection operation orders
  • Explosive / IED awareness
  • Vehicle counter ambush drills
  • Final exercise

Equipment Requirements:

  • Pistol with 100 rds of ammo / 2 magazines minimum
  • Clothing for final exercise – dress slacks, collar shirt, dress jacket, dress shoes (no jeans permitted)
  • Range training uniform with zip or button up jacket to cover hip holster (no pullover jackets)
  • Concealable hip holster / magazine pouch
  • Laptop (optional)
  • Notepad and pen
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Four door vehicle (if available)

Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn Express
130 Olson Rd
Lincoln, IL  62656

  • $60 plus tax for Sgl/dbl
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Complementary WiFi

Airport: Central Illinois Regional – Bloomington  / Abraham Lincoln Capital – Springfield


May 15
May 17
Event Category:


Lincoln, IL


Pam Vaughan