Close Protection Overview

Close Protection Overveiw


Hasta Security specialise in providing close protection, consultancy and in country liaison services to international clients. Hasta Security can provide close protection services in Romania, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova.  Our Close Protection Operatives (bodyguards) are experienced in the implementation of security measures to ensure the safety of VIP’s and other individuals who may be exposed to an elevated personal risk due to their employment, celebrity status, wealth, associations or geographical location.

Close Protection is its own highly specialised field within the Private Security Industry. Hasta Security’s Close Protection Officers (Bodyguards) have undergone specialised training in executive protection, driving and first aid. As a professional organisation, with the highest ethical values, we all take the greatest pride in offering our clients maximum safety and risk management. All Hasta Security personnel operate with absolute integrity, with a professional manner.

  • Protective measures may include, but are not limited to the following;
  • Personal protection operative (PPO)
  • Team of close protection operatives (CPO’s)
  • Residential security teams 
  • Armoured vehicles
  • Private jet security

Hasta Security Close Protection Operatives may also provide security for immediate and or extended family members, to prevent such acts as kidnapping and extortion.The responsibility of a Close Protection Operative or a Close Protection Team can vary depending on the client, the contract, the level of threat and his/her position in the team. It can include but is not limited to:

  • Security Driver
  • CPO escort
  • Team medic
  • In country liaison
  • Removing the client form a dangerous situation
  • Running background checks
  • Keeping a safe perimeter (e.g. celebrities and photographers)
  • Subduing an aggressor
  • Ancillary support team
  • Searching for Improvised Explosive Devices (IED’s) and avoiding
  • Bug detection
  • Counter sniper

In country liaison can also be provided, an in country liaison contact can advise on and actively facilitate personal and corporate risk management. Hasta Security’s in country liaison services extend to Romania, the Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova.

Hasta Security provide specialised close protection and liaison services in Romania, the Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova. Our Close Protection Operatives are highly experienced at operating in these regions. All our operatives and teams are multilingual and familiar with the local personal security, geopolitical and health situation.

CPO qualifications.

A Romanian CPO will be either Ex Police, Special Forces or Secret Service with a track record of providing similar service.

Our British CPO’s will be Ex Military or Police with extensive experience in hostile environments and will hold an SIA front line license.