Recognizable by their earpiece and dark suit, the guardian angels of the Republic celebrate the 10th anniversary of their very discreet Protection Service (SDLP). Heirs to a tradition of musketeers, these elite policemen pay tribute this Friday to the memory of their colleague Franck Brinsolaro, bodyguard of the cartoonist Charb also fallen under the bullets of terrorists, January 7, 2015, during the massacre of Charlie Hebdo.
Placed in the wake of the most exposed personalities, they are since 2013 at the heart of a unit now strong of 1450 people which also takes charge of the protection of the buildings of the Ministry of the Interior in the Paris region and the management of the vehicle fleet of the general direction of the national police. "The fusion of these three very different trades makes it possible to offer 360-degree protection, which we are the only ones to offer," confides to Le Figaro the inspector general Luc Presson, boss of the SDLP, which stands out as the last...
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