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Distinctive Choice was established in 2001 with its main focus on integrity with a level of commitment that comes from employee satisfaction and motivation. As a company with 29 years of national & international security and intelligence experience, we are dedicated in providing clients with value-focused services and results. Distinctive Choice has earned a reputation for developing and using leading edge concepts to solve challenging situations. Our success lies with our hands-on management approach combined with the commitment to anticipate and adapt to an ever evolving set of client needs.

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In 2017 we added Hawk Risk Protection to our group of companies. Hawk Risk Protection focusses on risk and asset management for corporate clients, which includes close protection services for company executives, dignitaries and high profile personalities, as well as specialised armed response.

We as Risk & Asset Management specialists provide a wide variety of risk services to our selected group of clients which includes corporate & industrial requirements. All our risk officers are pre-selected on a A-Grade minimum requirement, health & safety, firefighting & first aid qualification training requirement as a recruitment specific.

All risk officer recruits are further subjected to an internal security test as well as fingerprint criminal clearance requirements. PSIRA grading and training is also verified with as correct. As a final requirement all risk officers are subjected to a polygraph examination as a pre-employment requirement and if the candidate is successful and the risk officer is engaged by our company each risk officer is subjected to a periodic(six month) polygraph examination in order to ensure that we deploy only the cream of the crop to our selected clients.

Our risk officers are over above PSIRA Sectorial Determination, remunerated additional monthly performance bonusses that is measured by our selected clients with a monthly performance appraisal which determines the monthly performance bonus of each risk officer deployed at our selected clients premises. The monthly performance appraisal forms part of a monthly report submitted to each client on the last day of each month to update all risk management requirements at each of our selected contracts.

We are well known for our experience and success in uncovering and resolving fraud and corruption efficiently, effectively and with conviction. Our expertise extends to gathering of business intelligence, bank investigations and criminal checks which allows our clients to act on factual information. We have mastered the art of forensic investigations, intelligence gathering and security management.

Risk Asset Management Specialists

South Africa’s leading Risk Management & Investigation Specialists


Forensic Investigations

Hawk Risk Security offers forensic investigation services to monitor all criminal cases in co-operation with local SAPS, and judicial procedures, with ongoing feedback to the client. We have a team of forensic investigators that have gained invaluable experience, both in the police services as well as in the private sector, that can manage and lead forensic investigations.


Intelligence Gathering

We offer Intelligence gathering services, relating to criminal investigations, fraud investigations and internal theft situations. We consistently adhere to strict quality and privacy standards in order to ensure our work remains unbiased, relevant, and accurate. Although publicly available information is helpful for background purposes, the best way to assess the threat is to obtain secret intelligence about their activities.


Executive Protection

Hawk Risk Security offers a range of executive protection services, from armed escorts to corporate client protection. We take pride in the fact that our personnel are only appointed after meeting our very stringent vetting standards – with a specific focus on experience, skills, aptitude, attitude and most importantly – security clearance. All protection services are tailored to your needs and requirements.


Risk & Asset Management

We as Risk & Asset Management specialists provide a wide variety of risk services to our selected group of clients which includes corporate & industrial requirements. All our risk officers are pre-selected on a A-Grade minimum requirement, health & safety, firefighting & first aid qualification training requirement as a recruitment specific.


Forensic Voice Analysis

Hawk Risk Protection offers Forensic Voice Analysis services to help with hearings and investigations. FVAS is a voice biometrics program used for law enforcement and criminal identification. It assists forensics experts and security organizations complete voice treatment and speaker identification processes accurately.


Criminal Checks

We are an authorised provider for Afiswitch Criminal Checks, which performs fingerprint clearances against the SAPS fingerprint database of all known convicted and/or case awaiting trial persons to determine the previous conviction and/or case awaiting trial status of an applicant relating to.


Wireless Tracking Devices

Our GPS & GSM wireless tracking devices are powered by a leading and established South African based technology company specialising in M2M and IoT solutions. It’s a purpose-built solution specifically developed for personal and asset tracking, allowing you to keep track of any asset.


Executive Drivers

Hawk Risk Executive Drivers is the chosen partner in high-class, safe and secure driving services from the airport, home or selected locations throughout your day. You can choose from a wide selection of vehicles, making sure your requirements are met, or we can custom order a specific car for you.


Experienced & Qualified

Offering more than 29 years' national & international experience


Danie Booyens, Managing Member, has over 29 years' national & international experience in investigations, risk assessment & auditing, security project management, close protection and deployment and coordination of undercover agents. Danie, a former South African Police member, completed his training in 1989 at the SAP College in Pretoria. Danie was a member of the elite Reaction Unit (Unit 2 Diepkloof – WITWATERSRAND later Gauteng) during the 1989 – 1994 political unrest period in South Africa before the ANC Government won the elections in 1994. Danie further progressed his career from 1994 - 1998 in the South African Police by transferring to the specialized and elite unit known as SANAB (South African Narcotics Bureau) where he achieved various successes, as a detective, with high ranked commendations.

In 1999 Danie left the South African Police and joined the Private Security Industry where his knowledge, experience and skills were utilized in the corporate, industrial and bank environment. Danie provided successful consultancy and security risk tasks to various service providers as part of his experience in the Private Security Industry.


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