Bodyguards have long been associated with society’s elite: celebrities, politicians, and higher level executives. Today, the need for a personal guard has increased and extended to members of the population at large. Key individuals within companies, those who handle money or valuables, a target of attention such as a witness to a crime, a divorcee or a victim of a domestic dispute, and wealthy individuals all may need personal protection. If this is you, you may need a bodyguard and not know where to begin. This guide will help you get started.