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1

According to Oatman, what are the six principles that should guide thinking about executive protection?

Prevent and avoid danger,
Realize that anyone can protect anyone,
Don’t stop to think,
Keep clients out of trouble,
Understand the security vs convenience continuum,
Rely on brains, not on technology.

2

What are the three levels of assessment for violent risk among known subjects?

Initial,
Threshold,
Comprehensive.

3

What questions does an executive protection risk analysis answer?

Who would want to harm the executive?
How are adversaries gaining information about the executive?
What is the current likelihood of the various identified threats?
When does the executive desire, require, and accept protection?

4

Where are executives most vulnerable to attack?

At home.

5

In executive protection (EP), what is an advance?

The process of researching a destination before the principal arrives.

6

During a trip with a principal, what are the three key concepts for an executive protection (EP) specialist to remember?

Keep a low profile,
Stay away from problem areas and situations,
Know what to do if trouble arises.

7

What is “working the principal”?

The choreography used by an executive protection specialist to physically move about with the principal.

8

What is the chain of action that must occur if they principal is attacked?

Arms reach (immobilize attacker if within arms reach, otherwise cover the principal),
Sound off (shout the weapon displayed and the direction, in relation to the principal, from which it is coming),
Cover,
Evacuate.

9

What our schedule I drugs, and what are the specific types?

Schedule I drugs have a high potential for abuse and no excepted medical use in the United States. Types include marijuana, hashish, heroin, and LSD.

10

What are some effects of depressants in large doses?

Impaired reflexes,
Slurred speech,
Uncontrollable drowsiness.

11

What are the four symptoms of alcohol dependence?

Craving,
Loss of control,
Physical dependence,
Tolerance.

12

What are the immediate effects of cocaine use?

Dilated pupils,
Elevated blood pressure,
Increased heart rate,
Euphoria.

13

What are the effects of large doses of cocaine?

Bizarre behavior,
Tremors,
Vertigo,
Muscle twitches,
Paranoia,
Toxic reaction.

14

What is “ice”?

“Ice” is a smokable form of methamphetamine. It is a large, usually clear crystal of high-quality that produces effects that can last for 12 hours or more.

15

What are the most commonly abused hallucinogens?

LSD,
MDA,
MDMA (ecstasy),
PCP (angel dust),
Mescaline,
Mushrooms.

16

What are the two most commonly abused drugs in the workplace?

1 alcohol,
2 marijuana.

17

What is flunitrazepam (Rohypnol)?

A date rape drug, sometimes placed in drinks to incapacitate victims, widely known as roofies.

18

What are the three basic stages of addiction?

Increased tolerance to the drug,
Increased rationalization and lying,
Obsession with the substance.

19

What should every job offer be based on?

Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks.

20

What is the most commonly used preliminary drug test?

Thin layer chromatography (TLC).

21

What is the most accurate preliminary drug test?

Radioimmunoassay (RIA).

22

What type of specimen is analyzed most often and drug test?

Urine.

23

What is the most accurate confirmatory drug test?

Gas chromatography/mass spectrometry.

24

On what occasions may drug testing be performed?

Before a job offer is made,
Upon reasonable suspicion,
After an incident or injury,
Randomly (safety sensitive workers),
After return to duty following a violation,
As a follow up to treatment.

25

What business related concerns should a workplace violence program address?

Liability,
Productivity,
Workplace morale,
Associated costs.

26

What is the most effective means for security professionals to prevent workplace violence?

Early detection of the behavioral, emotional, and psychological dynamic of workplace violence.

27

How do aggressors decide to commit workplace violence?

Not by “snapping,” but through a process of emotional escalation, or, with psychopaths, non-emotional decision making.

28

At a minimum, who should be part of a workplace violence incident management team (IMT)?

A senior management representative,
A senior HR manager,
A senior security manager,
A legal representative familiar with labor and employment law.

29

What is the difference between behavioral investigative analysis (profiling) and violence risk assessment?

Profiling is used to exclude people from an investigative pool of subjects (to conserve resources).
Violence risk assessment is focused on an individual’s risk of committing a violent act.

30

Why might companies keep secret the existence of kidnap, ransom, and extortion policies for their personnel?

To avoid being targeted.