Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750697590, 9780080516493

Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan

1st Edition

Authors: J. Barry Hylton
eBook ISBN: 9780080516493
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750697590
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 11th July 1996
Page Count: 232
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Description

Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan is an excellent reference for school administrators, school safety personnel and law enforcement for creating a safe and secure academic environment. Addressing a wide range of security programs and measures which have been proven to be effective, Safe Schools serves as a manual for safeguarding students, employees, visitors, material and the property of school district.

This book addresses a wide range of security programs and measures which have been proven to be effective. Essential topics discussed in this manual are:
Bomb threats and checklists
Drug and alcohol testing
Random inspection
Metal detector and search guidelines
Emergency and response plans
Security assessment and survey tools
Loss prevention and physical security
Intrusion detection systems
Employee and security education and training
Minimum training standards
Operating procedures
Crime prevention, security awareness and support of security programs are more effective and less costly than dealing with criminal incidents and public relations challenges after the fact. Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan allows school personnel to become proactive instead of reactive and to gain control of the school environment.

Key Features

  • Provides a model security and loss prevention plan with sample security surveys, reports,and programs
  • Written by an author with more than 28 years training, leadership, working experience, and knowledge in the field of law enforcement and security management
  • Serves as an excellent reference source for anyone involved in school security

Table of Contents

1. Security and Loss Prevention Planning
2. Security and Loss Prevention Measures
3. The Security Force
4. Personal and Vehicle Movement Control
5. Barriers and Openings
6. Protective Lighting
7. Intrusion Detection Systems
8. Security Force Communications
9. Security Devices and Equipment

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080516493
Hardcover ISBN:
9780750697590

About the Author

J. Barry Hylton

Reviews

"This is an excellent reference for School, University/College Security Advisers, School Administrators and today School Governors with their ever increasing responsibilities in school safety. Police Crime Prevention officers will also find this book of particular interest."

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