Table of Contents

Dedication

About the Author

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part I: Introduction to Security and Loss Prevention

1. The History of Security and Loss Prevention: A Critical Perspective

Objectives

Why Critical Thinking?

How can we Think Critically?

Why Think Critically about the History of Security and Loss Prevention?

Security and Loss Prevention Defined

History

Early Civilizations

More Contemporary Times

Case Problems

References

2. The Business, Careers, and Challenges of Security and Loss Prevention

Objectives

Introduction: Why is Security a Huge Industry?

Terms and Definitions of the Security Industry

Metrics

The Security Industry

Careers: Loss Prevention Services and Specialists

Occupational Outlook

Limitations of the Criminal Justice System: Implications for Loss Prevention Practitioners

Challenges of the Security Industry

Case Problems

References

Part II: Reducing the Problem of Loss

3. Foundations of Security and Loss Prevention

Objectives

The Security and Loss Prevention Profession

Methods for Protection Programs

Standards and Regulations

Evaluation of Loss Prevention Programs

Proprietary Security

Case Problems

References

4. Law

Objectives

Introduction

Judicial Systems

Origins of Law

Tort Law and Controls over Private Security

Legal Theory of Premises Security Claims

Contract Law

Civil Justice Procedures

Administrative Law

Criminal Justice Procedures

Case Problems

The Decision for “You Be the Judge”

References

5. Internal and External Relations

Objectives

Internal and External Relations

Internal Relations

Externa

Details

No. of pages:
728
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Electronic ISBN:
9780123878472
Print ISBN:
9780123878465

Reviews

"The sixth edition of this comprehensive resource for the security professional has been updated to be even more relevant…it now includes more topics related to the quickly moving field of information technology…a model overview of the security industry and a solid and reliable reference."--SecurityManagement.com and in ASIS Dynamics, May/June 2014
"The sixth edition of this best-selling book continues the tradition of providing introductory and advanced coverage of the security profession for both students and professionals…Globally recognized and on the ASIS International Certified Protection Professional reading list, the new edition contains updates on security and loss prevention research and methods as well as an all-new focus on recent technologies…how these apply to security and loss prevention."--SecurityPark online, December 16, 2013