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Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

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.

Security Managers, Security Students, All levels of Security Professionals

Hardbound, 608 Pages

Published: November 2003

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7453-9


  • This latest edition of Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention has been updated and expanded to be of even more assistance to security professionals and crime prevention practitioners. New chapters have been added on awareness, retail security, college security, hotel security, risk assessment, counter-espionage and information security, hacking, approaches to physical security, physical barriers, and hospital security. Like its predecessor, this fourth edition is a collection of material intended to give a single volume reference with practical information on myriad topics. – Canadian Security This single-volume handbook is a collection of articles and other materials written by specialists in crime prevention, loss prevention and work-place security. Its intended audience is security professionals and managers working in any type of industry. – Flight Safety Digest


  • 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: Everybody's Problem; 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


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