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Introduction to Private Security

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ISBN-10: 0534558739

ISBN-13: 9780534558734

Edition: 2008

Authors: John S. Dempsey

List price: $152.95
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Interested in a career in private security? With Dempsey's timely book, you'll gain real-world insight into today's field. Dempsey explains the role of private security in the context of a society highly aware of criminal activity and terrorism, and also addresses your practical concerns ?"How do I get a job?" "What kinds of jobs are available to me, and what responsibilities will I have?" "What skills do I need?" As you read, you'll also learn about the ethics and professionalism expected of you, and the vital role that you'll play in partnering with public law enforcement in the solution to your community's problems.
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Book details

List price: $152.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

John S. Dempsey is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at State University of New York (SUNY), Suffolk County Community College. He also teaches criminal justice and public administration courses at SUNY, Empire State College, where he serves as a mentor for ranking members of law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Mr. Dempsey was a member of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) from 1964 until 1988, serving as a police officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. He focused on both patrol and investigations. Mr. Dempsey received seven citations for meritorious and excellent police duty. After retiring from the NYPD, he served as Professor of Criminal Justice at…    

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The History and Professionalization of Private Security
The Business of the Private Security Industry
Private Security Concepts, Tools, and Systems Integration or Convergence
Private Security Law
Private Security Categories
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Retail Security and Loss Prevention
Personal Security
Employment-related Security
Information and Computer Security
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Public and Private Partnerships for Security
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