Dragon Protection Services
Dragon Protection Services was established at the beginning of 1998 in Durban in response to an identified need for specialist security and protection services provision
Providing Specialist Security and Protection Services
Dragon Protection Services was established at the beginning of 1998 in Durban in response to an identified need for specialist security and protection services provision. The company now has branches in ten locations across southern Africa, serving mostly corporate, government and commercial clients.
Dragon has highly qualified and experienced personal, some of whom possess considerable international and South African training, qualifications, and operational experience in a diverse range of security management and skills. Consequently, the company is well able to meet the specific, identified needs of its clients.
The founder, Manhar Parshotam is a global leader in the security and close protection industry and is known as an expert in risk assessment and profiling. Manhar has completed many overt and covert assignments locally and internationally within the industry and has gained a vast amount of knowledge.
Today, he undertakes an operational commander role or team leading position, planning, undertaking an operation. His oversight of Dragon Protection Services has made the company grow from strength to strength.
Trisha Gokool Parshotam is the major shareholder and partner of Dragon Protection Services. She heads up the marketing and sales division. Trisha has an honours degree in strategic marketing and is passionate about her brand.
Central Control Room
Dragon Protection Services operates a central control room, based at its head office in Durban. All satellite control rooms report directly to this control room on an hourly basis giving senior management direct control over all operations nationwide.
Dragon Protection Services fleet is broken down into three divisions namely, the inspection division, the reaction division, and the management division. All vehicles are monitored using Netstar’s online vigil systems.
Any individual wanting to join the company must undergo a stringent line of tests prior to being considered as a Dragon.
Dragon Protection Services has the capacity to handle small and large operations. Anything from 1 – 150 security officers can be deployed on permanent and ad hoc basis.
Close Protection Officers (CPO), also known as an Executive Protection Officer (EPO) or Bodyguards (BG), are highly trained, multi-skilled professionals who have been recruited and briefed by Dragon instructors up to world-class standards.
Dragon Protection is a trusted partner and provider of CPOs for the protection of government officials, diplomats, international business executives and celebrities around the world.
From inception, planning and to implementation, the special operations division will be able to handle all your requirements for an event. Dragon handles many events locally and nationally in South Africa.
This security service is orientated for persons needing minimal security and a driver service. Secure drive can be tailored to meet a client’s specific need. This service is typically used for point to point or half/full day assignments.
An all-round global service, which includes the following:
• Travel planning, risk assessments, logistics
• Supply of driver, PA, security, local mobile phone, office facilities
• Bookings and itineraries
• Boardroom facilities and meeting rooms arranged at your location
Training and Consulting
Training is administered by Dragon Protection Services while instructors from the United Kingdom and United States are brought in to facilitate. These instructors are specialists in their respective fields and are linked to special forces. Candidates are then accredited by City and guilds in United Kingdom and the Safety and Security Sector Education and Training Authority (SASSETA) in South Africa.
Dragon Protection Services has been involved in consulting, advising, planning, and implementing security principles for many organisations. Talks are also delivered on safety and how to be aware, to corporates and their teams as part of their health and wellness weeks. Keeping and feeling safe form part of a healthy mind in these times that we live in.
Full Name of Company: Dragon Protection Services
Nature of Business: Security
Services: Close protection officers, venue and event security, armed and unarmed security officers, K9 patrols, crime prevention, armed banking, escorting, drivers, armed reaction, and safety talks.
Date Established: 1999
Customer Base: Medical, engineering, construction, property management, banks, major corporates
No. of Employees: 300
Industry Quality Standards: PSIRA regulated
B-BBEE Status: Level 1
To be the leaders in our industry by delivering guarding and hospitality services in one.
Always remember you’re a Dragon, we serve protect and deliver.
Founder: Manhar Parshotam
CEO: Trisha Gokool Parshotam
Physical Address: Suite 301, Bro Hill Building, 76 Mathews Meyiwa Road, Greyville, Durban, 4023
Tel: 086 138 7228
Durban, Pretoria, Johannesburg & Cape Town