Bodyguard FAQs:

Q: Are bodyguards often misunderstood by the public?

A: Yes, because the typical layperson's only exposure to body-guarding is usually in highly dramatized action film depictions of the profession, in which bodyguards are depicted in firefights with attackers.

Q: Is a bodyguard much more mundane: it consists mainly of planning routes?

A: Yes, and pre-searching rooms and buildings where the client will be visiting, researching the background of people that will have contact with the client, searching vehicles, and attentively escorting the client on their day-to-day activities.

Q: Are bodyguards former or current police officers?

A: Yes, or sometimes former military or other government agency personnel.

Q: Are bodyguards also depicted in television shows?

A: Yes, and comics, and other media.

Q: Is a bodyguard the Inspector General of the Corps of Gendarmerie of Vatican City?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bodyguard a film about a bodyguard who protects a celebrity singer?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bodyguard a Japanese television series starring Reiko Takashima?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bodyguards part of general police forces?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bodyguards also depicted in a number of films and television programs?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bodyguards a late 1990s British television series about a specialized Close Protection Group that protected members of the UK government?

A: Yes.