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Security Law and Methods

Security Law and Methods examines suggested security methods designed to diminish or negate the consequence of crime and misconduct, and is an attempt to understand both the legal exposures related to crime and the security methods designed to prevent crime. The clear and concise writing of this groundbreaking work, as well as its insightful analysis of specific cases, explains crime prevention methods in light of legal and security principles. Divided into five parts, Security Law and Methods discusses the topics of premises liability and negligence, intentional torts and claims, agency and contract based claims, legal authority and liability, and the subject of terrorism. It also offers an evocative look at security issues that may arise in the future. The book serves as a comprehensive and insightful treatment of security, and is an invaluable addition to the current literature on security and the law.

Audience
Students in security, criminal justice and law programs, security managers, risk assessment and loss prevention/liability professionals, and private security consultants, Corporate Security Managers, building managers, lawyers, and law enforcement professionals.

Hardbound, 632 Pages

Published: October 2006

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7994-7

Contents

  • PART ONE: Premises Liability & NegligenceChapter 1- INTRODUCTIONChapter 2- NEGLIGENT EMPLOYMENTChapter 3- INVESTIGATIVE CASES & METHODSPART TWO: Intentional Torts & ClaimsChapter 4- TORTS OF PHYSICAL NATUREChapter 5- TORTS OF PERSONAL NATUREChapter 6- WORKPLACE VIOLENCE CASES & METHODSChapter 7- SEXUAL HARASSMENTPART THREE: Agency & ContractsChapter 8- AGENCY & RELATED THEORIESChapter 9- CONTRACTSPART FOUR: Legal Authority & LiabilityChapter 10- OFF-DUTY POLICEChapter 11- SPECIAL POLICE & PRIVATE SECURITYPART FIVE: TERRORISM & FUTURE ISSUESChapter 12- TERRORISM CASESChapter 13- TERRORISM STATUTES & INDICATORSChapter 14- CONCLUSIONS & FUTURE ISSUES

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