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Loss Prevention and Security Procedures Practical Applications for Contemporary Problems

ISBN-10: 0750696281

ISBN-13: 9780750696289

Edition: 1999

Authors: Robert J. Fischer, Richard Janoski

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This is intended to assist chief executive officers, security management and loss prevention specialists in dealing with loss. Losses may originate from a variety of threats, the author deals with problems facing today's security conscious professional .
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List price: $73.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 12/13/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
Orientation to the Security Environment
Analysis of the Workplace: Facilities and Grounds
Definition of Authority
Loss-Prevention Strategies: Building Blocks for a Comprehensive Loss-Prevention Program
Relative Honesty
Security's Concerns
The Erosion of Honesty
Understanding Why Employees Steal
Hiring Honest Employees
Security/Loss Prevention's Role
Carson's Laws
Identification of Problem Areas
General Loss Concepts
Risk Management
Identification of Risks, or Threat Assessment
Risk Management Alternatives
Cost-Effectiveness
Specific Problem Areas
Safety and Security
Computer Security
Liability Issues in Security
Workplace Violence and Homicide
High-Risk Workplaces and Occupations
Controlling Access Points
Anticipation of the Unexpected
Hiring the "Right" Employee
Background Screening
Conclusion
Key Terms
Profile of a Thief
The Dishonest Employee
Management Responsibility in Loss Prevention
A Program for Internal Security
Countermeasures to Theft
Human Interaction
Security Intervention
Trigger Mechanisms
Physical and Electronic Safeguards
Outdoor Security
Confidential Numbering
Security Reinforcements for Deterring Theft
Policy on Theft
Policy on Physical Security
Policy on Information Security
Policy on Emergency Planning
Policy on Investigations
Preventing Thefts in Rural/Field Operations
Confronting a Theft Suspect
Industrial Environment
Retail Environment
Guidelines for Company Investigations
Law Enforcement Liaisons
Employee Awareness and Accountability
Key Terms
Loss-Prevention Surveys
Loss-Prevention Audits
Loss-Prevention Surveys
Objectives of the Survey
The Survey Process
Contract Versus Proprietary Security: What Direction?
The Security Organization
Determining the Need
Security's Place in the Organization
Nonintegrated Structures
Organizing the Security Function
Background
Pervasive Loss Prevention
"Top-Down" Management
Establishing a Network
Procedural Controls
When Controls Fail
Security Officer Training and Management's Responsibility
A Historical Perspective
Training
Certification and Regulation
Leadership
Conclusion
Bomb Threats
Planning
Receiving the Threat
Search Techniques
Receiving the First Bomb Threat
Mail Bombs
Conclusion
Labor Disputes
Types of Strikes
Security's Role
Right to Picket: the Overall Rules
Prestrike Planning
Strike
Poststrike
Physical Security Recommendations
General Security Recommendations
Conclusion
Special Event Security
Access Control
Conclusion
Security Reengineering
Abandon the "Old School" Way of Doing Things!
$ave the Company Money
The Future Role of Security
Security's Role in Executive Management
Global Growth
Technological Enhancements
Problem Solving
Diversity
Key Terms
Handling Substance Abuse Matters
Impact of Drug Use
Theft
Productivity, Quality Control, Accidents, and Injuries
Absenteeism and Turnover Rate
Personal Problems
Drug Testing
Spotting Drug Use
The Components of a Comprehensive Substance Abuse Program
Workplace Violence: Prevention and Intervention
Threat
Harassment
Attack
Sabotage
The Phenomenon of Workplace Violence
The Work Environment and Violence
Profiling Violent Behavior
Basic Levels of Violence
Preventing Workplace Violence