Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

by Lawrence Fennelly
     
 

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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5e, is a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students, and candidates for the coveted Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification administered by ASIS International. The U.S. government recently announced that employees will have to obtain CPP certification to advance in their

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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5e, is a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students, and candidates for the coveted Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification administered by ASIS International. The U.S. government recently announced that employees will have to obtain CPP certification to advance in their careers.

Edited by the security practitioner and author Lawrence Fennelly, this handbook gathers in a single volume the key information on each topic from eminent subject-matter experts. Taken together, this material offers a range of approaches for defining security problems and tools for designing solutions in a world increasingly characterized by complexity and chaos. The 5e adds cutting-edge content and up-to-the-minute practical examples of its application to problems from retail crime to disaster readiness.



* Covers every important topic in the field, including the latest on wireless security applications, data analysis and visualization, situational crime prevention, and global security standards and compliance issues * Required reading for the certification DHS selected for its infrastructure security professionals * Each chapter is contributed by a top security professional with subject-matter expertise

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A comprehensive practical reference for security professionals, collecting both previously published and original material, and divided into four major parts: methods; operations and equipment; applications; and management. This updated and expanded edition adds new chapters on awareness, ATMs, hacking, hotel security, executive protection, access control systems, approaches to physical security, physical barriers, and hospital security. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the Publisher
…has been updated and expanded to be of even more assistance to security professionals and crime prevention practitioners. – Canadian Security

…a collection of material intended to give a single volume reference with practical information on myriad topics. – Canadian Security

… a collection of articles and other materials written by specialists in crime prevention, loss prevention and work-place security. – Flight Safety Digest

Its intended audience is security professionals and managers working in any type of industry. – Flight Safety Digest

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123852496
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
03/15/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
632
File size:
9 MB

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A comprehensive volume bringing together the expertise of more than forty security and crime prevention experts

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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