Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention / Edition 4

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $9.30
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 92%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (14) from $9.30   
  • New (5) from $38.28   
  • Used (9) from $9.30   

Overview

Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Third Edition, is the most comprehensive reference of its kind. This complete volume brings together the expertise of more than forty security and crime prevention professionals. Each chapter, written by a specialist, contains a wealth of practical, immediately useful information. The topics new to this third edition include community oriented policing, multi-residential security, alcohol and security procedures, workplace violence, personal safety and self-defense, ATM security, shopping center security, domestic violence, hacking, and library security. Designed for easy reference, the text is divided into four major parts: Methods; Operations and Equipment; Applications; and Management. Methods provides coverage of environmental design, security surveys, fire and safety, and emergency planning. Operations and Equipment covers locks, lighting, alarms, CCTV, guard forces, and physical barriers. Applications zeroes in on security in modern society. Management analyzes such important concepts as planning and evaluation, data analysis in crime prevention, and public relations.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
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
"Larry Fennelly continues to provide the content that ensures his book will be on the front of any professional security managers practitioner’s bookshelf. This edition brings the reader the up to date with the materials and subjects needed to solve current security problems. No security practitioner’s library is complete without this handbook." —Joseph C. Nelson, CPP, Assistant Vice President, State Street Global Security "As usual, Larry Fennelly has written a comprehensive, practicalguide—one that belongs on the bookshelf of the serious security practitioner. The book is readable, interesting and up to date in all respects." —John J. Fay, CPP, former Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute "I have been extremely impressed with the evolution of the content as this book moves into its next generation. It is very comprehensive and well written. The new edition now includes real time academic reference material and makes it usable as a university textbook." —Mark H. Beaudry, CPP
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750674539
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 11/12/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 1,031,261
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry Fennelly was a crime prevention specialist at the Harvard University Police Department. His responsibilities ranged from identifying vulnerabilities and conducting security surveys to working with architects to design and implement security systems to developing guard-training programs. A graduate of the National Crime Prevention Institute, Mr. Fennelly is a member of the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners and the American Society of Industrial Security. He is the author of 150 Things You Should Know About Security and Effective Physical Security.

Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

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

Table of Contents

Risk Assessment & Management; Designing Security with the Architects; Security Surveys; Internal Theft Controls; Executive Protection; Awareness; Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Strategies and Applications; Approaches to Physical Security; Physical Barriers; The Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention; Safes, Vaults, and Accessories; Security Lighting; Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systems; CCTV Surveillance; Guard Service in the Twenty-first Century; Bomb and Physical Security Planning; Cargo Security: Intermoda/Logistics - The Complete Overview; Lodging (Hotel/Motel) Security; Retail Security: Lessons Learned from Convenience Store Research; Putting an Extra "EYE/I"on CCTV: Managing Risk in Retail; Perspectives On Safe School Administration; Campus Security and Crime Prevention; Hospitals and the Healthcare Security Environment; Library Security; High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety; Multi-residential Security; Workplace Violence: Anticipation through Process, Not Prediction of Results Revisited; Domestic Violence: The Crime of the Nineties; Personal Safety and Self-Defense; Designing Crime Risk Management Systems; Planning, Management, and Evaluation; Financial Institution Security; Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs); Telecommunications Fraud; Electronic Surveillance and Wiretapping; Safety Websites; Homeland Security; Security of Information Systems; Counterespionage & Information Security Management; Emergency Management; The Security Professional, Terrorism, Bio-Terrorism and the Next Level

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)