This revised edition retains the exceptional organization and coverage of the previous editions and is designed for the training and certification needs of first-line security officers and supervisors throughout the private and public security industry.
* Completely updated with coverage of all core security principles
* Course text for the Certified Protection Officer (CPO) Program
* Includes all new sections on information security, terrorism awareness, and first response during crises
Introduction; Code of Ethics; Chapter Summary Review; Unit One: The Evolution of Asset Protection and Security. Unit Two: Field Notes and Report Writing; Observation Skills and Memory; Patrol Techniques; Safety and the Protection Officer; Traffic Control; Crowd Control. Unit Three : Physical Security; Basic Alarm Systems; Central Alarm Stations and Dispatch Centers; Access Control. Unit Four : Introduction to Computer Security; Information Security; Unit Five : Explosive Devices, Bomb Threats and Search Procedures; Fire Prevention, Detection and Response; Hazardous Materials; Protection Officers and Emergency Response : Legal and Operational Procedures Unit Six : Strikes, Lockouts and Labor Relations; Workplace Violence; Employee Dishonesty, Crime in Business; Substance Abuse; Unit Seven : Effective Communications; Crisis Intervention; Security Awareness; Environmental Crime Control Theory; Unit Eight : Operational Risk Management; Emergency Planning and Disaster Control; Terrorism; Counter Terrorism and VIP Protection; Weapons of Mass Destruction : The NBC Threats; Unit Nine : Crime Scene Procedures; Surveillance; Interviewing Techniques; Investigation : Concepts and Practices for Security Professionals; Unit Ten: Legal Aspects of Security; Protection Officer Law (U.S.); Protection Officer Law (Canadian); Unit Eleven : Use of Force; Defensive Tactics and Officer Safety; Apprehension and Detention Procedures; Unit Twelve : Public Relations; Police and Security Liaison; Ethics and Professionalism; Appendix
Published: 26th September 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science