Description : Discusses bodyguards and protectors from around the world and throughout history, including the Praetorian Guards, the United States Secret Service, and Muammar Gaddafi's Amazonians.
Description : Discusses aspects of being a bodyguard, offering information on training, daily activities, and the dangers of protecting someone.
Description : Describes the job of personal bodyguard, the people who use the services of bodyguards, and the training necessary to be a professional bodyguard.
Description : Do you know what is involved in the role of a bodyguard? Could you have what it takes to protect the rich and famous? Would you like to learn more about the people who watch over high-profile individuals and celebrities? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are sure to enjoy 101 Interesting Facts about Bodyguards and Bodyguarding. Did you know that in the UK bodyguards require a Security Industry Authority (SIA) license to work as a Close Protection Officer? Were you aware that hundreds of bodyguards are killed in the line of duty every year but only a small number of these deaths are reported, or that more than one famous person, including a Princess, has married their bodyguard? These are just some of the facts inside this fascinating new book. Assassination attempts, attacks on celebrities, bodyguarding in other countries, Royal bodyguards, the origins and traditions of bodyguarding and all the facts and figures associated with the profession can all be found inside this book. This is a must-have for anyone with an interest bodyguards and the people they protect.
Description : Bouncers and Bodyguards is a collection of astonishing true stories about the tough world of personal protection and nightclub doors from some of Britain's most notorious figures. Read how Charlie Bronson helped his friends out on the doors of his local in the early '70s before being banged up for well over 30 years; how Dave Courtney misses the violent world of the doors; how ex-football hooligan Mickey Francis ran most of Manchester's doors back in the '80s; and how an ex-Foreign Legion bodyguard spent over a week cooped up in a bleak warehouse guarding Iraqi votes in central Baghdad. By turns funny, sad and shocking, these candid accounts were written exclusively for this publication by individuals who have spent much of their working lives in what is a volatile, violent and frequently unpredictable industry. Compiled by former bodyguard, ex-mercenary and well-known nightclub bouncer Robin Barratt, Bouncers and Bodyguards is an exposé of an infamous twilight world about which rumours have often circulated but the truth has never really been uncovered - until now.
Description : Legend Zhao was just an ordinary university student. However, he didn't expect that one day, three people who claimed that they came from some sort of army had found him through school. This had become a turning point in his life and started a special legendary journey for him ...
Description : Sometimes you have to go beyond the call of duty. . . Bodyguards In Bed There's just one cardinal rule when it comes to being a bodyguard: no matter how tempting it may be, never, ever get romantically involved with the person you're protecting. But as these sensual novellas prove, even the most important rules are made to be broken-again and again and again. Join acclaimed authors Lucy Monroe, Jamie Denton, and Elisabeth Naughton as they open the files on an undercover operative who finds a sexy surprise under his covers, a hot case involving mixed messages and mistaken identities, and a mission impossible protecting a provocative beauty who lives to love dangerously. Yeah, it's a hard job, but someone's gotta do it.
Description : * Couples vivid stories of accompaniment with interviews of volunteers, activists, and political officials * Draws on examples from locations such as Guatemala, El Salvador, Sri Lanka, Columbia, and Haiti Accompaniment refers to the presence of unarmed foreign volunteers at the side of civilian activists, helping to deter violent, politically-motivated attacks and encourage democratic activities to proceed. Mahony and Eguren show the success of this concept through the story of Peace Brigade International's accompaniment of activists throughout the world. They stress that such protection saves lives and catalyzes new organizations, thus enabling their growth and adding to their stability. Alongside detailed political analyses, the authors also provide a humanist perspective, generating hope at the idea of non-violent resistance. These courageous acts of accompaniment will interest those involved in conflict resolution, peace processes, and students of national and international politics.