Close Protection

Close Protection

The primary objective of the Bidvest Protea Coin Close Protection Unit (CPU) is to achieve and maintain service excellence through the deployment of skilled operators.

This Unit is active in the most challenging urban & rural areas of South Africa, enabling its clients to operate safely and efficiently in hostile or remote environments. Its core business is not only advising, but also implementing solutions to complex security problems in high-risk areas and situations. Specialized equipment utilized includes armoured SUV's, protective vehicles, motorcycles, helicopters, tactical equipment and covert communication systems.

Services provided by the Close Protection Unit includes:

  • Route reconnaissance

  • Venue reconnaissance

  • Venue based security

  • Organizing and implementing secure travel procedures, pedestrian, vehicular and air movements

  • Operational support

  • Executive, employee and workforce protection and security

  • Armed close protection

  • Armoured vehicle transportation

  • Crime information gathering

  • Corporate investigations

  • Asset protection and recovery

  • Threat assessments to government and multi-national corporations