Effective Physical Security / Edition 3

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Overview

Effective Physical Security, Fourth Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements to physical security protection. The book contains completely updated sections that have been carefully selected from the authors’ work that set the standard: Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Fifth Edition.

Designed for easy reference, Effective Physical Security contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV as well as new chapters covering the latest in the ISO standards for Risk Assessmentand Risk Management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design. This new edition continues to serve as a valuable reference for experienced security practitioners as well as students in undergraduate and graduate security programs.

  • Required reading for the ASIS Physical Security Professional Certification (PSP) and recommended reading for the CPP certification
  • Provides detailed coverage of Physical Security in an easily accessible reference format with content divided into three major parts: Design, Equipment, and Operations
  • Each chapter is written by a recognized expert security specialist

Audience: Corporate security managers and consultants, protection officers, contract security firms, building owners and managers, military and law enforcement personnel, students of security undergraduate and graduate programs.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"State-of-the-art subjects include video technology, biometrics, information technology systems infrastructure, and fiber optics…This book is recommended for the general reader of security literature and those with physical or general security responsibilities. It would be beneficial as a text for training and college-level courses in physical security."--ASIS Dynamics, March/April 2014

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750677677
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 4/1/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,330,223
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence J. Fennelly is an internationally recognized authority on crime prevention, security planning and analysis, and on the study of how environmental factors (CPTED), physical hardware, alarms, lighting, site design, management practices, litigation consultants, security policies and procedures, and guard management contribute to criminal victimization.

Mr. Fennelly was previously employed with Apollo Security, Computershare, Inc., as well as a sergeant at Harvard College, employed by the Harvard University Police Department in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was trained as a crime prevention specialist and served in this capacity for over 21 years at Harvard. He was also the department’s training officer and assistant court officer. As part of his role as an officer at Harvard, Larry also was a deputy sheriff in both Suffolk and Middlesex counties (Massachusetts).

Mr. Fennelly is a frequent speaker and lecturer on CPTED, physical security, school crime, and other issues. He serves as an expert witness who works closely with attorneys in defense as well as plaintiff cases, assisting in case preparation, offering knowledgeable questions to ask the opposing side, etc. He has also done a considerable amount of consultant work throughout the United States. His experience ranges from identifying vulnerabilities to conducting security and lighting surveys, working with architects to design and implement security, and developing long range guard training programs and risk assessments of various facilities.

He is also a prolific author. His titles include such well-known security books as "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design," "Effective Physical Security," and "Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention."

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1 The Influence of Physical Design 1
2 Risk Assessment and Management 9
3 Designing Security with the Architects 13
4 Security Surveys 23
5 Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Strategies and Applications 49
6 Physical Security 101
7 Barriers 115
8 The Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention 125
9 Security Containers and Storage Areas 167
10 Security Lighting 175
11 Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systems 181
12 Entry Control 195
13 Contraband Detection 203
14A CCTV Surveillance 209
14B Digital Recording Systems 218
15 Cargo Security: Intermoda/Logistics - The Complete Overview 229
16 Electronic Surveillance and Wiretapping 263
17 Guard Service in the Twenty-First Century 267
18 Management of Bomb Incidents 281
19 Homeland Security 293
Index 297
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