Security breaches, theft, and lack of resources due to natural or man-made disaster are all forms of corporate loss. The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Fourth Edition, shows how to avoid or minimize these losses with a wealth of practical information.
This revised volume brings together the expertise of more than 40 security and crime prevention experts who provide practical information and advice. The Handbook continues to be the most comprehensive reference of its kind, with the Fourth Edition covering the latest on topics ranging from community-oriented policing to physical security, workplace violence, information security, homeland security, and a host of special topics. It is a must-have reference for managers and security professionals.
* Covers every important topic in the field, including the latest on high-tech security systems, homeland security, and many specialty areas
* Brings together the expertise of more than 40 security and crime prevention experts
* Each chapter provides a wealth of practical information that can be put to use immediately
Risk Assessment & Management; Designing Security with the Architects; Security Surveys; Internal Theft Controls; Executive Protection; Awareness; Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Strategies and Applications; Approaches to Physical Security; Physical Barriers; The Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention; Safes, Vaults, and Accessories; Security Lighting; Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systems; CCTV Surveillance; Guard Service in the Twenty-first Century; Bomb and Physical Security Planning; Cargo Security: Intermoda/Logistics - The Complete Overview; Lodging (Hotel/Motel) Security; Retail Security: Lessons Learned from Convenience Store Research; Putting an Extra "EYE/I"on CCTV: Managing Risk in Retail; Perspectives On Safe School Administration; Campus Security and Crime Prevention; Hospitals and the Healthcare Security Environment; Library Security; High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety; Multi-residential Security; Workplace Violence: Anticipation through Process, Not Prediction of Results Revisited; Domestic Violence: The Crime of the Nineties; Personal Safety and Self-Defense; Designing Crime Risk Management Systems; Planning, Management, and Evaluation; Financial Institution Security; Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs); Telecommunications Fraud; Electronic Surveillance and Wiretapping; Safety Websites; Homeland Security; Security of Information Systems; Counterespionage & Information Security Management; Emergency Management; The Security Professional, Terrorism, Bio-Terrorism and the Next Level
Published: 8th December 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Edition Number: 4