This introductory text provides a thorough overview of the private security system. This edition includes crime prevention and its zones of protection – the theoretical framework that provides the bridge between private and public sector law enforcement. From the historical development and the professional nature of security and crime prevention to the legal aspects of private security, this well-rounded text covers basic elements of security and crime prevention.
Section I: Historical and Professional Principles of Security and Crime Prevention 1. The History of Security and Crime Prevention 2. Security Education and Professional Development 3. Protective Security and Crime Prevention Services/Resources 4. Security Personnel Section II: Risk Management and Loss Control Principles 5. Risk Management: Risk Analysis and Security Surveys 6. Fire Prevention and Safety 7. Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Section III: Crime Prevention Principles 8. Crime and the Threat Environment 9. Crime Prevention and Primary Zones of Protection 10. Crime Prevention and Secondary Zones of Protection 11. Crime Prevention and Tertiary Zones of Protection Section IV: Principles of Public and Private Sector Law Enforcement 12. Legal Aspects of Private Security 13. Private Security Career Orientation Appendix A – Job Description: Security Programs Manager Appendix B – Job Description: Security Officer Appendix C – Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 Appendix D – School Safety Resources Appendix E – Counterterrorism Security Checklist Appendix F – Terrorism Risk Assessment Appendix G – Risk Identification Procedures Appendix H – Selections from the Private Security Task Force Report Appendix I – A Commentary and Checklists for Security Surveys