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From the Publisher"… covers a great breadth of subject matter ... . Starting with a topic familiar to many readers-loss prevention-he moves on to address planning, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, threats to IT, natural disasters, fires, workplace violence, and the law. … The visual presentation is professional, with quality materials, such as explanatory tables and illustrations. Almost 100 pages of the book are dedicated to the four appendices containing examples of policies and procedures, training topics, homeland security considerations, and a listing of Web sites. Also included are endnotes, a glossary, bibliography, and index. … The book provides a broad overview that could be useful to entry-level professionals … ."
—Paul D. Barnard, CPR CISM, Security Manager, U.S. Department of Defense, in Security Management, August 2010
"… the author clearly has a meticulous eye for detail … the arrangement of his material is extremely logical. This is especially true of the series of appendices, which give step-by-step advice on subjects as diverse as systems for searching buildings for bombs and dealing with violence in the workplace."
—Jacky Steemson, in RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal, August 2010
"…provides strategies for preventing or reducing the severity of an incident and initiating immediate and professional responses to reduce the loss of life, injuries, property damage, and liability. It also provides instruction on adequate interaction and cooperation with public safety agencies, local government, and other public and private utility services. The author lays out a system for placing the business or institution back into operation as soon as possible."
—ASIS Dynamics, March / April 2010