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Private Security (inbunden)

Private Security

An Introduction to Principles and Practice

Inbunden Engelska, 2022-12-12
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Private Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Second Edition explains foundational security principles-defining terms and outlining the increasing scope of security in daily life-while reflecting current practices of private security as an industry and profession. The book looks at the development and history of the industry, outlines fundamental security principles, and the growing dynamic and overlap that exists between the private sector security and public safety and law enforcement-especially since the events of 9/11. Chapters focus on current practice, reflecting the technology-driven, fast-paced, global security environment. Such topics covered include security law and legal issues, risk management, physical security, human resources and personnel considerations, investigations, institutional and industry-specific security, crisis and emergency planning, computer, and information security. A running theme of this edition is highlighting-where appropriate-how security awareness, features, and applications have permeated all aspects of our modern lives. Key Features: * Provides current best practices detailing the skills that professionals, in the diverse and expanding range of career options, need to succeed in the field * Outlines the unique role of private sector security companies as compared to federal and state law enforcement responsibilities * Includes key terms, learning objectives, end of chapter questions, Web exercises, and numerous references-throughout the book-to enhance student learning Critical infrastructure protection and terrorism concepts, increasingly of interest and relevant to the private sector, are referenced throughout the book. Threat assessment and information sharing partnerships between private security entities public sector authorities-at the state and federal levels-are highlighted. Private Security, Second Edition takes a fresh, practical approach to the private security industry's role and impact in a dynamic, ever-changing threat landscape.
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Dr. Charles P. Nemeth has spent much of his professional life in the study and practice of law and justice. He is a recognized expert on professional ethics and the justice system, private-sector justice and private security systems. He recently assumed the role of professor and program director at Franciscan University of Steubenville, leaving behind an impressive record of program leadership and curricular development for nearly four decades. Before Franciscan, he was Chair and Professor of Security, Fire and Emergency Management and Director of the Center of Private Security and Safety at John Jay College in New York City. He is a prolific writer, having published over 40 texts (across several editions) and multiple articles on law and justice throughout his career-including over 10 books with CRC Press/Taylor & Francis. He is a much-sought-after legal consultant for security companies and a recognized scholar on issues involving law, professional ethics and morality and the impact of privatization on public justice models.


1: Security Origins and Development 2: Concept, Context, and Definiition: Security 3: Private Security, Public Policing, and Occupational 4: Private Security Industry, Organizational Structure, and Definition 5: Private Security and the Law 6: Risk Management 7: Physical Security 8: Security: Human Resources and Personnel 9: Investigations and Investigative Reporting for the Security Professional 10: Crisis Planning and Prevention of Accidents, Emergencies, and Disasters 11: Critical Infrastructure Security 12: Private Security and Art and Cultural, Educational, Religious, and Medical Institutions 13: Private Security: Hospitality, Gaming, Event, and Mall Property 14: Information, IT, and Computer Security 15: The Future of the Private Security Industry: A Philosophical Outlook