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
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750697590
eBook ISBN: 9780080516493
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 11th July 1996
Page Count: 232
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Safe Schools: A Security & 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

Foreword, Introduction. Chapter 1IntroductionChapter 2Security and Loss Prevention Planning Chapter 3Security and Loss Prevention MeasuresChapter 4The Security ForceChapter 5Personal and Vehicle Movement Control Chapter 6Barriers and Openings Chapter 7Protective LightingChapter 8Intrusion Detection Systems Chapter 9Chapter 10Security Force Communications Chapter 11Security Devices and Equipment*


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About the Author

J. Barry Hylton


'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.'