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Protection Officers and Executive Protection Professionals

1. What are the differences between a protection officer and an executive protection professional? How are these positions similar? Explain.

2. How do Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and fire safety regulations relate to personnel protection? How should protection officers promote compliance with OSHA and fire safety regulations?

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1. A protection (security) officer and an executive protection professional both work to protect people from harm. Both types of professionals maintain a high visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions. They may both work for private individuals and/or private companies. Neither one of these professionals have the authority of law enforcement to arrest someone. Executive protection professionals are more likely to be hired by people with money and power than security officers who are more likely to be hired by private and public places of business such as banks, malls, supermarkets, private and public companies. Executive protection professionals use different and unexpected driving, entry and exit routes to try and avoid set patterns of ...

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The differences and similarities between protection officers and exective protection professionals are discussed in the solution. This solution is 489 words.