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Introduction to private security

Author: Kären M Hess
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Cengage Learning, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Incorporates post-9/11 security issues. This book gives students an overview of private security, its principles, its legal authority, and its effect on society in general. It provides an overview of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kären M Hess
ISBN: 9780534632045 0534632041
OCLC Number: 144538365
Description: xxiv, 547 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Private security
Responsibility: Kären M. Hess ; with contributions by Christine Hess Orthman.
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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. Read more...

 
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