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Introduction to Private Security

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ISBN-10: 0534632041

ISBN-13: 9780534632045

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: K�ren M. Hess, Henry Wrobleski

List price: $249.95
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Book details

List price: $249.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/24/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

K�ren Matison Hess, Ph.D. (d. 2010), was an instructor at Normandale Community College (Bloomington, Minnesota) who crafted a line of enduring, practical textbooks in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice.

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