About the Author

Peter Jenkins is the director of surveillance training company ISS Training Ltd. He has been managing his own commercial and corporate investigation business in Yorkshire for the past 20 years. Previous to this, Peter spent 12 years in the Royal Marines where he specialised in various roles which included reconnaissance, intelligence, counter terrorism and instructing.

He continues to carry out surveillance work on a regular basis and regularly instructs on surveillance training courses for private companies, government enforcement agencies, specialist military units and close protection companies worldwide. Surveillance Tradecraft is the third book by Peter Jenkins.

Covert Imagery


This photography training manual has been compiled as a learning aid, guide and reference book for the investigator who is required to take photographic images or video in respect of obtaining evidence. Easy to read and follow, this book takes you step by step from the very basics too more advanced techniques. Recommended reading for anyone involved in evidence gathering, intelligence and surveillance. See

Advanced Surveillance

advanced-surveillancePrinted in 2003, Over 6000 copies have been sold worldwide since publication.

Advanced Surveillance is listed as recommended reading for the SIA Close Protection Licence and also the BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Mobile & Foot Surveillance. It is a must for anyone considering carrying out surveillance training. Contains over 400 pages with 350 graphics and photographs.

Covert Surveillance

covert-surveillanceThis is the first training book by Peter Jenkins and was the first manual of its kind published in the United Kingdom. Printed in 1998, Covert Surveillance sold over 5000 copies and is no longer in print.