- "This is my decoy, my protection… my loyal bodyguard."
- ―Padmé Amidala, to Boss Nass
Bodyguards were responsible for the protection of individuals. Often they were a part of a military or security force. Organizations that served as bodyguards included the Emperor's Royal Guard, the Senate Guard, the Royal Naboo Security Forces, the Mandalorian royal guard, and the Coruscant Guard.