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PROTECT: The Long (Annotated) Form

Principal (or Protectee)

Consider P’s input/direction; special circumstances (health, family events, preferences, history, etc.)

Instructions:┬áRefer to (or develop) the critical medical info sheet containing P’s conditions, medications, allergies, physicians’ contact, etc..

Examples: “Has just undergone knee surgery. Has limited mobility of right leg and is still on prescription pain killers and anti-inflammatory medications.” “Daughter has a special activity at 3 pm on Wednesday and P may try to break away from group ahead of schedule to reach the school in time. May impact transfer plans.”


The risk categories below reflect and translate into the full-spectrum of traditional mitigation opportunities and strategies, ranging from close protection and medical support, to stage design and secure transportation. Rate each area on a scale from 1 to 5 (with 5 being Extremely High risk/vulnerability) to identify and plan for mitigation priorities.

EP3 Risk Domains

EP Risk Domains by Mitigation Strategies

  • Accidents, Incidents, or Emergencies

MVAs, medical emergencies, fire/earthquakes/etc., severe weather, structural failures, power failures, etc.

  • Physical Attack (Crime & Terrorism)

Violent behavior (assault/battery), robbery, assassination attempt, kidnapping, etc.

  • Uncomfortable, Inappropriate or Threatening Behavior

Stalking, activism/demonstration/disruption, altered-state approaches or hostile interlocutors, inappropriate/threatening communications, etc. Read more ›

EP Case Studies