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Revised to incorporate post-9/11 security issues, INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY gives students a comprehensive overview of private security, its principles, its legal authority, and its effect on society in general. This basic information provides an overview of the entire field (development, philosophy, responsibility, function) and establishes a solid foundation for future courses. The book also now includes coverage of terrorism, homeland security, the USA PATRIOT Act, cyber crime, use of force, workplace violence, crime prevention theories, and security analysis exposing students to the most current topics in private security.
Table of Contents
|Private Security: an Overview|
|The Evolution of Private Security: A Brief History|
|Modern Private Security: An Overview|
|The Public/Private Interface and Legal Authority|
|Basic Security Goals and Responsibilities|
|Enhancing Security through Physical Controls|
|Enhancing Security through Procedural Controls|
|Preventing Losses from Accidents and Emergencies|
|Preventing Losses from Criminal Actions|
|Enhancing Information/Computer Security|
|Enhancing Public Relations|
|When Prevention Fails|
|The Investigative Function|
|Obtaining and Providing Information|
|Testifying in Court|
|Security Systems at Work: Putting it all Together|
|Loss Prevention through Risk Management|
|Other Applications of Security at Work|
|Challenges Facing the Security Profession in the 1990s and Beyond|
|The Challenges of Violence in the Workplace|
|Practicing and Promoting Ethical Conduct|
|The Security Professional and Profession|
|A Look to the Future|
|Site Security Evaluation|
|Training Requirements State by State|
|Academic Programs in Security and Loss Prevention|
|Answers to Critical Thinking Exercises|
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