Court Security: A Guide for Post 9-11 Environments

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The text is specifically designed to help those charged with developing and implementing security measures to reevaluate current methods for safeguarding the judicial process. Presented in four sections, the first discusses perpetrators planning an attack and reviews types of perpetrators, target selection, tactics, operations styles, the mechanics of violent attacks, and thwarting attacks. Section Two discusses in much detail a multitude of integrated security systems now available for court facilities. The ...
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Overview

The text is specifically designed to help those charged with developing and implementing security measures to reevaluate current methods for safeguarding the judicial process. Presented in four sections, the first discusses perpetrators planning an attack and reviews types of perpetrators, target selection, tactics, operations styles, the mechanics of violent attacks, and thwarting attacks. Section Two discusses in much detail a multitude of integrated security systems now available for court facilities. The third section presents effective response mechanics for courthouse violence and the final section reviews tactical considerations for training, containment, and responding to explosive devices. The text serves as a substantial resource in providing the most current state-of-the-art information on security operations and technologies in a very clear but in-depth format. The ultimate goal of this book is to emphasize that court security in today's world must be constantly reexamined, revamped, and upgraded to protect human and physical assets. This unique and comprehensive text will be invaluable to courthouse administrators, security professionals, law enforcement personnel, judges, lawyers, and college-level students of security.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780398074197
  • Publisher: Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2003
  • Pages: 324

Table of Contents

Introduction
List of Figures
Ch. 1 Perpetrators Planning an Attack 3
Ch. 2 Integrated Security Systems for Judicial Facilities 12
Ch. 3 Effective Response Mechanics 147
Ch. 4 Tactical Considerations 216
App. A Technical Information Sources 279
App. B Security Equipment Resources 284
Index 289
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