The bodyguard or close protection specialist is a professional who works in the security industry. The protection of the person is the end of its work, the target is usually a subject particularly exposed to interfering attempts, threats or assaults. It is a service provided mainly by specialized agencies in the field of security in both private and public, that form figures and endeavor of “security officers”.

To know in detail what requirements must have a close protection officer and what training has to follow, we interviewed the Commander Alfa, one of the founders of Gis, Special Intervention Group of the Carabinieri, that during the presentation of his book Heart of swallow, an autobiography about her life in Gis, explained to us how to be a security and which path the industry professional must take to become an expert in personal protection.