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Introduction to Private Security

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ISBN-10: 0314067329

ISBN-13: 9780314067326

Edition: 4th 1996 (Revised)

Authors: K�ren M. Hess, Henry M. Wrobleski

List price: $312.95
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This text gives students a comprehensive overview of private security, its principles, its legal authority, and its effect on society in general. This basic information provides an overview of the entire field (development, philosophy, responsibility, function) as well as establishing a solid foundation for future courses.
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Book details

List price: $312.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 832
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

K�ren Matison Hess, PhD., (d. 2010) wrote extensively in law enforcement and criminal justice, gaining a respected reputation for the consistent pedagogical style around which she structured each textbook. She developed the original edition of MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT with Wayne Bennett and carried it through four very successful revisions; much of her work and influence remains unchanged in this new edition.

Henry M. Wrobleski, LL.B., is a well-known author, lecturer and consultant with 30' years experience in law enforcement. He was coordinator of the Law Enforcement Program at Normandale Community College and Dean of Instruction for the Institute for Professional Development. Mr. Wrobleski is a graduate of the FBI Academy. He is also the co-author of the following Wadsworth texts: INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE and PRIVATE SECURITY.

Private Security: an Overview
The Evolution of Private Security: A Brief History
Modern Private Security: An Overview
The Public/Private Interface and Legal Authority
Legal Liability
Basic Security Goals and Responsibilities
Enhancing Security through Physical Controls
Enhancing Security through Procedural Controls
Preventing Losses from Accidents and Emergencies
Preventing Losses from Criminal Actions
Enhancing Information/Computer Security
Enhancing Public Relations
When Prevention Fails
The Investigative Function
Obtaining and Providing Information
Testifying in Court
Security Systems at Work: Putting it all Together
Loss Prevention through Risk Management
Industrial Security
Retail Security
Commercial Security
Institutional Security
Other Applications of Security at Work
Challenges Facing the Security Profession in the 1990s and Beyond
The Challenges of Violence in the Workplace
Practicing and Promoting Ethical Conduct
The Security Professional and Profession
A Look to the Future
Appendixes
Site Security Evaluation
Training Requirements State by State
Academic Programs in Security and Loss Prevention
Glossary
Answers to Critical Thinking Exercises
Author Index
Subject Index