9780534558734

Introduction to Private Security

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534558734

  • ISBN10:

    0534558739

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/18/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Interested in a career in private security? With Dempsey's timely book, you'll gain real-world insight into today's field. Dempsey explains the role of private security in the context of a society highly aware of criminal activity and terrorism, and also addresses your practical concerns -"How do I get a job?" "What kinds of jobs are available to me, and what responsibilities will I have?" "What skills do I need?" As you read, you'll also learn about the ethics and professionalism expected of you, and the vital role that you'll play in partnering with public law enforcement in the solution to your community's problems.

Table of Contents

Private Security History, Business, and Concepts
The History and Professionalization of Private Security
The Business of the Private Security Industry
Private Security Concepts, Tools, and Systems Integration or Convergence
Private Security Law
Private Security Categories
Premise Security
Retail Security and Loss Prevention
Personal Security
Employment-related Security
Information and Computer Security
Private Security Operations
Investigative Security
Surveillance and Undercover Operations
Public and Private Partnerships for Security
Homeland Security
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