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I am an Independent  Freelance Security Operative
I provide a Professional, Experienced, Flexible and Motivated service. 
I provide a service in which you can have confidence and trust  in supporting you, and ensuring your requirements are met in full. 


I provide an alternative, bespoked, tailored security requirements catering for  often short term needs,  as well as businesses that routinely don't or can't employ regular security to tackle their identified problem.
Or … need that extra experience, professionalism or resilience. 

I am: 
- Fully licensed SIA Level 2 Door Supervisor
- Fully Licensed SIA Public Space CCTV Operator.
- Qualified level 2 Emergency at Work First Aid.
- 30 years experience of Pro-active Law Enforcement (Overt/Covert), Offensive/Defensive Venue Security and Criminal/Civil Investigation/Prosecution. Includes Foot Surveillance Trained.
- Professional Witness, (30 years of Police Investigation Experience and giving evidence on multiple occasions in Crown Court, Magistrates Court, County Court, Coroners Inquest and special hearings including Voir Dires and Newton Hearings)
- Tactical & Evidential Advisor including the use of ADVOKATE and SCONE  as simple guides in the principles for Retail Crime. 
- Security Coach/Mentor for new staff, assisting to build knowledge, confidence and provide real time support as needed.
- Full clean Driving Licence.
- Experienced in Conflict Management (With significant experience  in Real Time Negotiation, Public Order Prevention & Intervention)
- A qualified Commercial Manager (Articled Apprenticeship) so I understand the business drivers and KPI's.
- Qualified IOSH Health & Safety in Police Working Practices and environments
- A  qualified 'Competency Based Structured Interviewer'
 for staff assessment/interview based on Cometancies evidenced based interviews.

Being an Independent Security Operative, my affordable and general flexible availability to meet your needs is a key advantage. 

About Me
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Richard Hutley

Independent Security Operative


I am a married man living in East Dorset.

I retired as a Police Inspector from the Police Service in 2015, after joining Dorset Police in 1984.

In addition to Security Services, I also:
- Provide Alternative Public Speaking Presentations
- Duties as an Independent Funeral Assistant (inc Driving, Bearing, Attending Duties, Ceremonial  Duties, Family Liaison, Funeral Arrangements etc)
- And specialised services as an Independent Vendor regarding general or bespoked products and Collectables.

I was born in Bournemouth and have lived and worked around the Dorset area and Bournemouth/Poole Conurbation all my life.

I remain fit, active and well known locally as a regular competitor in various darts leagues and competitions, as well as a former County player.
Also I have been active as Track Staff for Poole Speedway over many years and as a Speedway rider myself since 1980 

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