SECURITY & LOSS PREVENTION 2ED / Edition 2

SECURITY & LOSS PREVENTION 2ED / Edition 2

by Philip P. Purpura
     
 

ISBN-10: 0409902039

ISBN-13: 9780409902037

Pub. Date: 12/28/1990

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

This third edition of Security and Loss Prevention has been updated with newer laws, technology, security strategies, and statistics to meet the needs of the ever-changing security profession. The text provides an introduction to security and loss prevention with an emphasis on strategies to prevent and reduce the incidence of crime, fire, and accident.

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Overview

This third edition of Security and Loss Prevention has been updated with newer laws, technology, security strategies, and statistics to meet the needs of the ever-changing security profession. The text provides an introduction to security and loss prevention with an emphasis on strategies to prevent and reduce the incidence of crime, fire, and accident.

This new edition serves as a helpful directory, providing addresses and phone numbers for important security-related organizations. It is user-friendly and interactive, with learning objectives, sidebars, case problems, boxes, and international perspectives.

Thoroughly updated and revised
Retains the excellent coverage of the original editions
Recommended reading for the CPP exam

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780409902037
Publisher:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Publication date:
12/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. IIntroduction to Security and Loss Prevention1
1History of Security and Loss Prevention3
2The Business of Security and Loss Prevention17
Pt. IIReducing the Problem of Loss37
3Foundations of Security and Loss Prevention39
4Law59
5Internal and External Relations77
6Applicant Screening and Employee Socialization97
7Internal Threats and Countermeasures123
8External Threats and Countermeasures165
9Services and Devices: Methods Toward Wise Purchasing Decisions201
10Investigations217
11Accounting, Accountability, and Auditing: Keys to Survival245
12Fires and Other Disasters263
13Safety293
14Risk Management and Insurance313
Pt. IIISpecialized Problems in Loss Prevention331
15Retail Loss Prevention333
16Loss Prevention at Select Facilities369
17Loss Prevention at Select Institutions389
18Topics of Concern415
19Your Future in Security and Loss Prevention447
Index465

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