100 episodes

Conversations In Close Protection is a podcast about the Executive/Close Protection industry. We use the podcast to enhance discussions about the industry and promote values, information and education within the Close Protection Community and try to have fun doing it!

Conversations in Close Protection Chris Story, Chuck Randolph

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 32 Ratings

Conversations In Close Protection is a podcast about the Executive/Close Protection industry. We use the podcast to enhance discussions about the industry and promote values, information and education within the Close Protection Community and try to have fun doing it!

    Explosive Ordinance Disposal to ...Mail: Raysecur CSO Will Plummer

    Explosive Ordinance Disposal to ...Mail: Raysecur CSO Will Plummer

    This week we discuss Explosive Ordinance Disposal and mail security with Raysecur’s Chief Security Officer Will Plummer. After a storied career in the US Army supporting Presidential details and combat operations as an EOD tech, Will walks us through the basics of a mail security program, how it can positively impact an organizations security and more.

    • 2 hr 23 min
    9/11: Its Impact on the Security and Protection Industries

    9/11: Its Impact on the Security and Protection Industries

    There are few events in our lives that had the impact and the significance of 9/11. As we near the eve of the 20th anniversary of the tragic events of that day that had so many consequences, we discuss our perspectives on it and how it affected the protective security industry and the world.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Where security, risk and human behavior intersect… : Miranda Copoolse

    Where security, risk and human behavior intersect… : Miranda Copoolse

    This week we talk to MC Consulting's Miranda Copoolse about behavioral analysis and identifying behaviors above the baseline. Join us as Miranda walks us through how behaviors impact us, the environment around us, those we interact with, how to identify them and manage them. As well she gives us a glimpse at identifying behaviors that can impact security and how to use that identification to change the trajectory of the threat.

    • 2 hr 21 min
    Close Protection Industry Shop Talk: Chuck & Chris Discuss Current Events

    Close Protection Industry Shop Talk: Chuck & Chris Discuss Current Events

    This week we discuss the Afghanistan Evacuation, follow up on Haiti and President Moise's assassination, COVID developments, CTG Intelligence's Physical Cyber Convergence Forum and more. Join in.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Mid Summer Reading List: A Collection and Analysis with Elijah Shaw, Fred Burton, Spencer Coursen and Ryan Long

    Mid Summer Reading List: A Collection and Analysis with Elijah Shaw, Fred Burton, Spencer Coursen and Ryan Long

    This week we review some past guests' reading recommendations and throw some of our own in the mix as we continue to broaden our knowledge base. Join us as we hear from published authors Elijah Shaw, Spencer Coursen and Fred Burton on what they're reading this summer and what seasoned risk intelligence and protection leader Ryan Long recommends as well..

    • 1 hr 56 min
    A Tasmanian Devil with Tourette’s Syndrome: Self Defense with Marcus Torgerson

    A Tasmanian Devil with Tourette’s Syndrome: Self Defense with Marcus Torgerson

    We sat down with Marcus Torgerson to discuss self defense, mindset, attitude and more. Marcus has over four decades of martial arts experience, including three decades instructing self defense. He also has two decades experience working nightclub security. As such, he is a respected expert in identifying violent behaviors and responding to and de-escalating violent situations. Join us in this raw, real conversation about self defense in the protection of yourself and others.

    • 2 hr 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Rodney Brooking ,

Excellent Information

As a newer protector trying to break into the industry, this podcast has provided a much larger view of the protection industry for me. The lessons learned, industry insights, and potential pitfalls have been very useful as well on my journey. Thank you Chris and Chuck for doing this podcast!

Gladius PSP ,

Invaluable information

This is the best podcast available on Close Protection and related topics. Well done, and looking forward to featuring notables in the EP universe.

whyvonne123 ,

Informative, Relevant & Excellent

Thanks Chris and Chuck (and all of the other guest speakers) for the wornderful content! I enjoy listening and learning from your podcasts here in Hong Kong. I look forward to each new episode.

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