The Close Protection Group
Written by Mark Edwards on February 1, 2023
The Close Protection Group
The company became known for numerous successful service operations in challenging environments such as Mexico, Colombia, Haiti, Iraq, Turkey and Russia. The company has performed protective operations across the full spectrum of clients ranging from Madonna and Janet Jackson, to Supreme Court Justices and UN Officials.
Tour Protection has always maintained its core competencies in Protective Operations, Training, and Education.
Todd Fox is the founder and owner of the Close Protection Group. He is a former U.S. Marine and was assigned duties that spanned the Corps’ broad gamut, ranged from washing dishes to operating with JTF-6. His access to “B” billets offered insight into unique realms outside the military. Mr. Fox is also a former law enforcement officer. He was responsible for the creation, development and training of a regional law enforcement Special Response Team. His team participated in the protection of humans and assets during several pivotal national events. He is a graduate of multiple advanced programs at the Counterterrorism Division of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Mr. Fox has been a lifelong martial artist. He holds three black belts in uniquely different arts. While in the Marine Corps, he fought in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and retired with a professional record of ten wins and two losses. Mr. Fox is a black belt U.S. National Champion, U.S. Open Champion and Pan American Medalist in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He continues to actively train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. Mr. Fox has authored three books on protective service operations and numerous articles as a protective security subject matter expert (SME).
Author Of The Month Todd Fox
Todd Fox’s Fourth Book on Protection Completed
The Managing Director of Tour Protection & Sinquanon has completed his fourth publication titled PROTECTIVE PERSPECTIVE: A Peek Behind the Curtain. It is a simple, yet complex, compilation of photos and concepts related to protective operations performed while on a world music tour in 2022. It shares rare behind the scenes images coupled with underpinning protective ideas. It offers readers an ALL ACCESS visual experience in the realm of protectors and high-profile celebrities while traveling across the globe. Protective Perspective provides a unique vantage into the domain of music touring while simultaneously offering acute insight to those in the business of art and professional protection. It will hold value for anyone with an interest in music, travel, photography, protection, military operations, and/or a desire to understand that which unfolds behind the curtain. It will be available on the Web Site, Amazon, Apple, and Barnes & Noble
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