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I am an Independent  Freelance Security Operative
I provide a Professional, Experienced, Flexible and Motivated service. 

I provide an alternative, bespoked, tailored service offering security requirements to cater for short and long term needs.
An ideal service where a business cannot or dosn't routinely employ security but have an identified problem or need.

Or … need that extra experience, professionalism or resilience. 

In Summary ..... I am: 
- Fully licensed SIA Level 2 Door Supervisor
 (SIA Licensed until Nov 2026)
- Fully Licensed SIA Public Space CCTV Operator (SIA Licensed until Nov 2026)
- Qualified level 3 Emergency at Work First Aid (Qualified until March 2026)
- 30 years experience of Pro-active Real Time Law Enforcement (Overt/Covert), Offensive/Defensive Venue Security and Criminal/Civil Investigation & Prosecution.
I am Foot Surveillance Trained, IOSH qualified in Polie & Security work environments.
- 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 Dire 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. (Qualified Police Tutor Constable)

- 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  & Security 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 Worker (inc Driving, Bearing, Attending Duties,  Mortuary duties, Ceremonial  Duties, Family Liaison, Funeral Arrangements, FD Cover 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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