Book Description: The number of incidents and crimes carried out by terrorists and criminals, such as physical threats, violent attacks, assassinations, kidnapping and hostage situations are increasing by the minute worldwide. Each incident is a constant and ever demanding challenge to the law enforcement and the personal security professionals in particular. A detailed, but understandable manual for the Executive Protection Officer is a priority and the answer to those challenging situations. The Fine Art of Executive Protection is a detailed, but understandable manual for the Executive Protection Officer providing answers to those challenging situations. Information about every aspect of executive protection is not only an important part of the professional's training curriculum, but plays also a vital role for the client, who seeks protection. This manual will provide a clear view of all aspects not only for the professional, but also for prospect clients. To make sure of this all available training and study material, individual case studies and real scenarios combined with professional experience served as a foundation for this specialist's manual. The Fine Art of Executive Protection in its comprehensive and straight- forward form will guide the reader through the diversity of disciplines and skills, which are essential for any professional of the executive protection and private security sector. This book provides detailed information and knowledge, necessary and indispensable not only for the novice, but also for the experienced executive protection professional. It provides the clear knowledge and a thorough understanding of the characteristics, diversity and demands of this profession. It contains all the essential ingredients, necessary for an effective protection planning and successful service, demanded by any executive protection specialist. Providing all the tools, techniques and applications needed for this specific job, it also shall motivate some talents, which may need to be developed further and to face not only today's protection needs, but also those of the future. The book not only contains detailed professional information for the person seeking a post in the "glamorous world" of the executive protection- business but also provides all the information necessary for those under threat and in need of close protection and a secure environment. A protection- seeking client will find detailed information about Executive Protection and Physical Security. Executive or Personal Protection, was once considered a service only and exclusive for the rich, famous and a few selected government officials. But recent events and an increase in violence, quickly transformed Executive Protection into a sought after service- commodity worldwide. Keeping this in mind, any part of this guide is therefore easily adaptable and adjusted to any region or country in the world. However, one must carefully consider and act within the local laws to assure a successful protection service.