Introduction to Security: Operations and Management / Edition 3

Introduction to Security: Operations and Management / Edition 3

by P. J. Ortmeier
     
 

Introduction to Security, 3e addresses public and private security operations and management all in a single text. The history, threats to, and legal aspects of security are included, as well as global considerations. This edition features unprecedented coverage of budgeting; planning; homeland security; career opportunities and future trends. New case studiesSee more details below

Overview

Introduction to Security, 3e addresses public and private security operations and management all in a single text. The history, threats to, and legal aspects of security are included, as well as global considerations. This edition features unprecedented coverage of budgeting; planning; homeland security; career opportunities and future trends. New case studies have been added to each chapter and numerous examples tackle issues encountered in the field. With a focus on career preparation, this edition can be used as a prep tool for the ASIS International Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam and introduces readers to 18 of the most popular security sectors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135129272
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/06/2008
Series:
Pearson Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION: SECURITY'S ROLE IN SOCIETY

Chapter 1 HISTORY AND OVERVIEW

Chapter 2 THREATS TO SAFETY AND SECURITY

Chapter 3 LEGAL ASPECTS OF SECURITY

PART II SECURITY OPERATIONS: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Chapter 4 PHYSICAL SECURITY: STRUCTURAL, ELECTRONIC, AND HUMAN PROTECTION SYSTEMS

Chapter 5 PERSONNEL SECURITY THROUGH LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS

Chapter 6 INFORMATION AND COMPUTER SECURITY

PART III SECURITY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 7 RISK ASSESSMENT, SECURITY SURVEYS, AND PLANNING

Chapter 8 PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION AND ADMINISTRATION

Chapter 9 INVESTIGATIONS, INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS, AND REPORTING

PART IV SECURITY APPLICATIONS AND SOLUTIONS

Chapter 10 INSTITUTIONAL SECURITY, DISASTER RECOVERY, AND EXECUTIVE PROTECTION

Chapter 11 INDUSTRIAL SECURITY, RETAIL LOSS PREVENTION, AND WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

Chapter 12 HOMELAND SECURITY: CONFRONTING TERRORISM AND DOMESTIC THREATS

PART V TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

Chapter 13 CAREER OPPORTUNTIES

Chapter 14 THE FUTURE

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