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Security Consultants and Guards

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Although there are no specific educational or professional requirements, many security guards have had previous experience with police work or other forms of crime prevention. It is helpful if a person develops an expertise in a specific area. For example, if you want to work devising plans securing data processing equipment, it is helpful to have previous experience working with computers. Consultants need several years' experience in police or investigative work. 

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