Office & Office Building Security / Edition 2

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Overview

Office and Office Building Security, Second Edition, is the first book of its type to address issues of violence in the workplace to breaking and entering. As a working guide for administrators, property managers and security personnel, this book is devoted exclusively to total office security programs, detailing hundreds of professional secrets for the safety of employees and the complex. Office & Office Building Security, Second Edition, provides the background to create a safe and secure workplace, regardless of location, size and number of employees.

Provides updated and current information on every office security issue or concern.
Trains the businessperson to be responsive to 'foreseeability' issues alluded to in the court system.
Examines issues of violence and crime, as well as the dynamics

Audience: Administrators; property managers and security personnel.

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'...an excellent overview for security administrators and other security professionals who need to know about protecting office buildings.'
Security Management
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750694872
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 5/6/1994
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 0.63 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

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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Table of Contents

Robbery, Larceny, and Access Control; Security for the Open Office Building; After Hours Burglary; Key Control; Intrusion Alarms; Lighting; The Threat of Fire; Fire Safety Requires Everybody's Cooperation & Participation; The Bomb/Threat; A Case of Violence; The Lines of Defense; Developing the Security Function; Trade Secrets & Industrial Spies; Computer Security; The Thief You Pay; Drugs in the Workplace; Building Factors; Management's Responsibility; The Security Survey; Equipment for Security; Security Operation; Strikes; Sexual Harrassment; Rape & Domestic Violence

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