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Introduction to Private Security, 5th Edition / Edition 5
     

Introduction to Private Security, 5th Edition / Edition 5

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by Karen M. Hess
 

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ISBN-10: 0534632041

ISBN-13: 9780534632045

Pub. Date: 07/24/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive, accessible, state-of-the-art overview of private security, its principles, its legal authority, its growing role in the criminal justice system, and its impact on society. Newly updated with expanded coverage of important current issues such as IT security, terrorism, homeland security, and

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INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive, accessible, state-of-the-art overview of private security, its principles, its legal authority, its growing role in the criminal justice system, and its impact on society. Newly updated with expanded coverage of important current issues such as IT security, terrorism, homeland security, and security management, this best-selling text has also been streamlined and redesigned with a more manageable, appealing, and flexible format. Hess's thoroughly engaging writing style and the clear, compelling organization of the text help make even complex course material interesting and accessible, while preparing you for success as a professional in a dynamic and exciting field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534632045
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/24/2008
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
1,108,714
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: AN OVERVIEW. 1. The Evolution of Private Security. 2. The Profession. 3. The Public/Private Interface. 4. Legal and Ethical Considerations. SECTION 2: BASIC GOALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 5. Risk Management—The Core of Private Security. 6. Enhancing Security through Physical Controls. 7. Enhancing Security through Procedural Controls. 8. Preventing Losses from Accidents and Emergencies. 9. Preventing Losses from Criminal Actions. 10. When Prevention Fails: Investigating, Reporting and Testifying. SECTION 3: CHALLENGES FACING SECURITY. 11. Information Technology (IT) Security. 12. Drugs and Violence in the Workplace. 13. Homeland Security Responsibilities. SECTION 4: SECURITY SYSTEMS AT WORK. 14. Securing the Infrastructure. 15. Institutional Security. 16. Commercial Security. Appendixes. Glossary.

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