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Cargo Crime

Security and Theft Prevention, 1st Edition

By John J. Coughlin

CRC Press

266 pages

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Hardback: 9781466512450
pub: 2012-10-08
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Cargo crime�including theft, fraud, and the passage of contraband through commercial shipping lanes�poses an enormous threat to security and the economy. By understanding the current methods and operations of those who attack the supply chain, industry professionals can design effective security plans and law enforcement can properly investigate th

Table of Contents

Overview of Cargo Crime. Cargo Crime: Definition and Trends. Modes of Freight Transportation. Industry and Law Enforcement Responses. Industry Responses. Law Enforcement Responses. Prevention and Awareness. Moving Forward. Using Best Practices. Epilogue. Bibliography. Appendix A: Southwest Transportation Security. Council Freight Term Glossary. Index.

About the Author

John Joseph (J.J.) Coughlin is currently vice president of law enforcement services for LoJack Supply Chain Integrity (SCI). He is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing security processes, procedures, and investigations for SCI members. J.J. also works closely with law enforcement officers in deployment of LoJack In-Transit Service to support covert surveillance, dispatch, and recovery operations and investigations. He serves as the director of the Supply Chain Information Sharing and Analysis Center and supervises the collection, analysis, and dissemination of cargo theft and crime data. He is the chairman of the Southwest Transportation Security Council, which he founded to facilitate the sharing of information and networking with law enforcement and private industry. He has been a driving force behind the expansion of regional security councils and promoting information sharing by regional councils, law enforcement, and private industry.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying
HISTORY / Military / General
LAW / Forensic Science