Effective Security Officer's Training Manual / Edition 2

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Overview

The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition teaches today’s security officers the most important aspects of performing the job of a security officer professionally and effectively. Training is the most important element in becoming a professional security officer, but it is also often overlooked or underutilized. This straightforward, easy-to-follow, and well-organized text covers the essentials that security officers need as they face issues of growing technology and an emphasis on proactiveness and vigilance. The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition also covers many topics of current concern such as sexual harassment, crowd control, cultural diversity, persons with special needs, new technologies, and much more. With discussion questions at the end of every chapter and a full ancillary package accompanying the text, this manual is a comprehensive tool for developing a career as a successful and trusted professional security officer.

• Meets ASIS International’s guidelines for Private Security Officer Selection & Training.
• Addresses the latest technological advancements that impact how today’s security officers do their jobs.
• Discusses the increased role security officers have in observing and reporting suspicious activities and events.
• Includes end-of-chapter discussion questions to enhance understanding.

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Editorial Reviews

Booknews
With chapters on alarm systems, crime investigation, fire protection, how to protect the company against Taft-Hartley Act unfair labor practices by unions, security report writing, and a number of other matters, this guide lays out the necessary ideology and practices retail and industrial security personnel need for the reduction of company liability and the protection of company property. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
From the Publisher

"The third edition of The Effective Security Officer’s Training Manual is incredibly thorough. Virtually every subject that a security officer should be aware of has been addressed. I highly recommend this publication to every security officer who wants a clear explanation of the tools, skills, and resources essential to their everyday success; and to all security supervisors and managers involved in training security personnel."

Geoff Craighead, CPP, author of High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, and vice president, Universal Protection Service.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750670906
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 6/2/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Ralph Brislin CPP, is an experienced security professional consultant focused on corporate physical security, and is the owner of the security services company S&E Enterprises as well as Sr. Vice President for RiskWatch. He received his B.S. in Law Enforcement from eastern Kentucky University and his Masters degree in Public Affairs and Criminal Justice from Indiana University at Fort Wayne.
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Security 2. Security Personnel 3. Company Policies and Procedures and Post Orders 4. Ethics 5. Professionalism 6. Public Relations 7. Cultural Diversity 8. Persons with Special Needs 9. Interpersonal Communication 10. Communication Systems and Importance During an Emergency 11. Physical Security 12. Electronic Alarm Systems 13. Camera Systems 14. Observe and Report 15. Report Writing and Note Taking 16. Patrol Procedures 17. Investigations 18. Sexual Harassment 19. Internal Threats 20. Overview of the Legal System/Civil Law and Important Sections of the Constitution 21. Court Testimony/Depositions/Administrative Hearings 22. Introduction to Fire Protection 23. Life Safety and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) 24. Bloodborne Pathogens and Officer Safety 25. Emergency Preparedness 26. Crowd Control 27. Driver Safety 28. Traffic Control 29. Substance Abuse 30. Handling Difficult People 31. Workplace Violence 32. Private Security and Law Enforcement Cooperation 33. Non-security Duties 34. Future of Security

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