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Effective Physical Security / Edition 5

Effective Physical Security / Edition 5

by Lawrence Fennelly


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128044629
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/28/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 458
Sales rank: 305,789
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About 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."

Table of Contents

Design; Designing Security with the Architects; Security Surveys; Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Strategies and Applications; Approaches to Physical Security; Equipment; Physical Barriers; The Use of Locks in physical Crime PRevention; Safes, Vaults and Accessories; Security Lighting; Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systems; CCTV Surveillance; Electronic Surveillance and Wiretapping; Physical Access Control for Computer Areas; Electronic Access Control and System Integration; Operations; Guard Service in the Twenty-first Century; Bomb and Physical Security Planning; Public Relations and the Media.

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