The Protectors (Danish: Livvagterne) is a Danish crime TV series from 2009 that follows the police bodyguard squad P.E.T. (Politiets Efterretningstjeneste), which is in charge of protecting VIPs, including Danish royalty and politicians. The Protectors is created and written by Peter Thorsboe and Mai Brostrøm.
The series follows three recruits, Jasmina El-Murad (Cecilie Stenspil), Jonas Goldschmidt (Søren Vejby), and Rasmus Poulsen (André Babikian), who go swiftly from training camp to full fledged police bodyguards. Jasmina is the only woman, and an Egyptian Muslim, on the team.
It won an International Emmy Award from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for best non-American television drama series in 2009. The series was filmed on location in Copenhagen (Denmark).
A second season was released in 2010, each season had 10 episodes.