Publications

eBooks about specialized security operations management…
IAPPA has published and released a series of books and guides since 1989. Much of this information has been included in our “protective services course” (close protection course) and has in the past been regarded as members only information. You can purchase some of our eBooks below if you are not a member.

Please note that all these publications are included in all of our membership packages.

 

Marketing Yourself For A Protective Service Career

Marketing Yourself For A Protective Service Career was written specifically for the person who knows little or nothing about seeking a job in the protective services field. We cannot guarantee that you will be successful in your job search if you read this publication from cover to cover and follow all our recommendations. We will guarantee, however, that you will be well ahead of the person who enters the job search and does not seek

Publication can be obtained for free: Download eBook here
Contains: 54 pages PDF 

 

Protective Service Operations – eBook about Executive Protection

Terrorism and violence are on the increase. Low level dignitaries who were never before accorded bodyguard protection now use them regularly. Almost every corporate chief executive officer has a bodyguard as do most entertainers. The need for trained personnel who can provide security for dignitaries has never been more prevalent. We hope that this manual will help you understand the protective services profession.

Publication is included for FREE in IAPPA regular membership packet
If you are not a member the eBook can be bought for 15 USD
Contains: 64 pages PDF

 

Physical Security – a guide for executive protection professionals

Attacks and kidnapping of diplomats, civilian, government, and military leaders all over the world are the kinds of problems facing the professional protective service agent in the realm of physical security. Today, strategy for the professional protective service agent focuses on resources and efforts toward preventing criminal acts. These pose a real threat to security. Reaching this goal means work.

Publication is included for FREE in IAPPA regular membership packet
If you are not a member the eBook can be bought for 15 USD
Contains: 52 pages PDF

 

Search and recognition of improvised explosive devices

The purpose of this section is to give you a general overview of explosives. Our intention is not to make you an explosives expert, to teach you how to make bombs, or to teach you how to disassemble bombs. Rather, we want you to be familiar with how terrorists make and hide explosive devices and become familiar with the methods for searching for these devices. Today, the use of bombs and explosives

Publication is included for FREE in IAPPA regular membership packet
If you are not a member the eBook can be bought for 10 USD
Contains: 24 pages PDF