Virtus Police


Police Background Artists


All registered Virtus Group background artists are carefully selected to ensure that they have not only Police experience and training but also the correct attitude to ensure the very best performances on set.


Our database of artists and advisors include specialisms in the following areas:


Metropolitan Police Service

Police Forces outside of London

SO19 Firearms

SO14 Firearms

Dog Handler

Scene of Crimes Officers

Road Policing Unit

Community Support Officers

Special Constables



Police Advisors




Phil Capel



Qualifications; National Firearms instructor, Close Protection, Ship Security Officer, Maritime Security, FPOS I, High Threat Trauma and Remote Medic


Police Service:


1986 – 2011, Metropolitan Police.

1999 -2005, SO19, Armed Response Vehicles.

2005 – 2011, SO19, National Firearms Instructor, instructing ARV’s firearms training and tactics, Live Fire Search Instructor, CP Firearms tactics.


Close Protection:


2011, Civilian SIA Close Protection Course. Employed by Symbiotic Security Training delivering CP Instruction and Firearms Course in Bulgaria.


2014, Employed by Trojan Consultancy as Senior Firearms Instructor, CP Instructor.




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