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Titre : Introduction to Private Security (Hardback)
Éditeur : Cengage Learning, Inc, United States
Date d'édition : 2008
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
Edition : 5th International edition.
Language: English . Brand New Book. INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive, accessible, state-of-the-art overview of private security, its principles, its legal authority, its growing role in the criminal justice system, and its impact on society. Newly updated with expanded coverage of important current issues such as IT security, terrorism, homeland security, and security management, this best-selling text has also been streamlined and redesigned with a more manageable, appealing, and flexible format. Hess s thoroughly engaging writing style and the clear, compelling organization of the text help make even complex course material interesting and accessible, while preparing you for success as a professional in a dynamic and exciting field. N° de réf. du libraire AAS9780534632045
Synopsis : Revised to incorporate post-9/11 security issues, "Introduction to Private Security" 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) and establishes a solid foundation for future courses. The book also now includes coverage of terrorism, homeland security, the USA PATRIOT Act, cyber crime, use of force, workplace violence, crime prevention theories, and security analysis exposing students to the most current topics in private security.
Critique: SECTION 1: AN OVERVIEW. 1. The Evolution of Private Security. 2. The Profession. 3. The Public/Private Interface. 4. Legal and Ethical Considerations. SECTION 2: BASIC GOALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 5. Risk Management-The Core of Private Security. 6. Enhancing Security through Physical Controls. 7. Enhancing Security through Procedural Controls. 8. Preventing Losses from Accidents and Emergencies. 9. Preventing Losses from Criminal Actions. 10. When Prevention Fails: Investigating, Reporting and Testifying. SECTION 3: CHALLENGES FACING SECURITY. 11. Information Technology (IT) Security. 12. Drugs and Violence in the Workplace. 13. Homeland Security Responsibilities. SECTION 4: SECURITY SYSTEMS AT WORK. 14. Securing the Infrastructure. 15. Institutional Security. 16. Commercial Security. Appendixes. Glossary.
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