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Principles of Security and Crime Prevention

ISBN-10: 0870843052

ISBN-13: 9780870843051

Edition: 4th 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Pamela A. Collins, Truett A. Ricks, Clifford W. Van Meter

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This introductory text provides a thorough overview of the private security system. This edition includes crime prevention and its zones of protection - the theoretical framework that provides the bridge between private and public sector law enforcement. From the historical development and the professional nature of security and crime prevention to the legal aspects of private security, this well-rounded text covers basic elements of security and crime prevention. Includes photos, figures, tables and illustrations. Appendices include security job descriptions, crime awareness and campus security act of 1990, school lsafey resources, counterterrorism security checklist, terrorism risk assessment, risk identification procedures, selections from the private security task force report, checklist for security surveys.
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Book details

List price: $63.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 510
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Foreword
Historical and Professional Principles of Security and Crime Prevention
The History of Security and Crime Prevention
Introduction
Ancient Times
The Middle Ages
Security and Crime Prevention in the Early Americas
Eighteenth-Century Europe
Early American Policing, Security, and Crime Prevention
Other Nineteenth-Century Developments
The Twentieth Century
Factors of Growth
Summary
Security Education and Professional Development
Security and Crime Prevention Education
Guidelines for Security Degree Programs
Professional Development and Training
Impact of Education and Future Directions
Summary
Protective Security and Crime Prevention Services/Resources
Introduction
Security Services/Resources
Guard and Patrol Services
Investigative Services
Alarm Services
Armored Car and Armed Courier Services
Crime Prevention Services
Specialized Areas of Security
Summary: Security Today
Security Personnel
Introduction
Current Industry Criticism
Observations on Selection and Termination Processes
Recruitment
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Civil Rights Act of 1991
Sexual Harassment
Training of Security Personnel
Licensing and Registration
National Overview
Duties Performed
Summary
Risk Management and Loss Control Principles
Risk Management: Risk Analysis and Security Surveys
Introduction
Risk Assessments
The Purpose of Risk Assessments
Types of Security Surveys
Risk Assessment and Loss Probability
Probability of Occurrence
Relationship of Security to Liability
Security Surveys
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Selling the Security Survey Results
Summary
Fire Prevention and Safety
Introduction
Characteristics of Fire
Security's Role
Training for Fire Prevention and Protection
Safety Management
Summary
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
Introduction
The Need for Emergency Planning
A Period of Disaster
Three Case Studies
Analysis
Planning for Disasters
Developing the Written Plan
The Role of Security
Training for Emergencies
Summary
Crime Prevention Principles
Crime and the Threat Environment
Introduction
Crime
The Criminal
Theories of Crime
Threats
Internal Threats
External Threats
Summary
Crime Prevention and Primary Zones of Protection
Introduction
Perimeter Security
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
Types and Utility of Physical Barriers
Perimeter Barriers and Protection
Types of Fencing
Building Surface Security
Perimeter Access Control
Planning Considerations
Protective Perimeter Lighting
Visual Factors
Types of Protective Lighting
Types of Lighting Equipment
Designing a Lighting System
Other Perimeter Barrier Applications
Summary
Crime Prevention and Secondary Zones of Protection
Introduction
History of Locks
Mechanical Lock Terminology
Common Locking Devices
Key-Operated Locks
Key Control
Combination Locks
Padlocks
The Pin Tumbler Cylinder System
Types of Lock Bolts and Latches
Lock Violations and Physical Assaults
Other Types of Locks
Electromechanical Locks
Eletromagnetic Locks
Microcomputer Locking Mechanisms
Electronic Access Locking Systems
Video Card Imaging Systems
Summary
Crime Prevention and Tertiary Zones of Protection
Introduction
Electronic Alarm Systems: Functions and Selection
Types of Alarm Systems
Fundamentals of Alarm Systems
Alarm System Sensors
Fire Detection Systems
Emergency Notification Systems
Monitoring/Surveillance Systems
Underwriters' Laboratories
Alarm Systems and Devices Terminology
Safes
Safecracking Methods
Valuts
Principles of Public and Private Sector Law Enforcement
Legal Aspects of Private Security
Introduction
Common Law
Criminal Law
Tort Law
Contract Law
Statutory Provisions
Use of Force
Interrogation and Questioning
Search
Comparison Between Public and Private Police
Current Legal Trends
Summary
Private Security Career Orientation
Introduction
Public vs. Private Security--Some Data
Professionalism
Privatization and Outsourcing: Concepts for the Future
Private Employment of Public Police
Alternative Modes of Policing
Types of Cooperation
The Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Program
Summary
Job Description: Security Programs Manager
Job Description: Security Officer
Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990
School Safety Resources
Counterterrorism Security Checklist
Terrorism Risk Assessment
Risk Identification Procedures
Selections from the Private Security Task Force Report
A Commentary and Checklists for Security Surveys
Index