The Effective Security Officer

The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual

The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition teaches today’s security officers the most important aspects of performing the job of a security officer professionally and effectively. Training is the most important element in becoming a professional security officer, but it is also often overlooked or underutilized. This straightforward, easy-to-follow, and well-organized text covers the essentials that security officers need as they face issues of growing technology and an emphasis on proactiveness and vigilance. The Effective Security Officer's Training Manual, Third Edition also covers many topics of current concern such as sexual harassment, crowd control, cultural diversity, persons with special needs, new technologies, and much more. With discussion questions at the end of every chapter and a full ancillary package accompanying the text, this manual is a comprehensive tool for developing a career as a successful and trusted professional security officer.

Audience

Security officer trainers, in-house and contract security officers, college students in introductory security courses.

Paperback, 336 Pages

Published: April 2014

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-12-800003-8

Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Security 2. Security Personnel 3. Company Policies and Procedures and Post Orders 4. Ethics 5. Professionalism 6. Public Relations 7. Cultural Diversity 8. Persons with Special Needs 9. Interpersonal Communication 10. Communication Systems and Importance During an Emergency 11. Physical Security 12. Electronic Alarm Systems 13. Camera Systems 14. Observe and Report 15. Report Writing and Note Taking 16. Patrol Procedures 17. Investigations 18. Sexual Harassment 19. Internal Threats 20. Overview of the Legal System/Civil Law and Important Sections of the Constitution 21. Court Testimony/Depositions/Administrative Hearings 22. Introduction to Fire Protection 23. Life Safety and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) 24. Bloodborne Pathogens and Officer Safety 25. Emergency Preparedness 26. Crowd Control 27. Driver Safety 28. Traffic Control 29. Substance Abuse 30. Handling Difficult People 31. Workplace Violence 32. Private Security and Law Enforcement Cooperation 33. Non-security Duties 34. Future of Security

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