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1st Edition

Private Investigation and Homeland Security

ISBN 9780367779177
Published March 31, 2021 by CRC Press
199 Pages

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Book Description

The threat against the homeland continues and the private investigator plays a critical part in this effort. This includes in providing criminal, civil and background investigation, protective service, security consulting and electronic sweeps. The text will provide an overview of the role of private investigation in protection of the homeland and show how such skill can be utilized by business and government in this effort.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements and Dedication

About the Author

Chapter One: Historical Overview of Private Investigation

Chapter Two: Private Investigation Licensing Requirement

Chapter Three: Private Investigation and Legal Issues

Chapter Four: Establishing a Professional Private Investigative Business

Chapter Five: Conducting Investigations Related to Homeland Security

Chapter Six: Other Private Investigation Services Related to Homeland Security

Chapter Seven: Private Investigative Agency Security Services

Chapter Eight: The Future of Private Investigation and Homeland Security

Appendix I: State Licensing for Private Investigators

Appendix II: Professional International and National Private Investigative and Intelligence Organizations and Publications

Appendix III: Professional Private Investigation Certifications

Appendix IV: Private Investigative Agency Contract Security Force Checklist

Appendix V: Pennsylvania Private Detective Act

Appendix VI: Pennsylvania Lethal Weapons Training Act

Appendix VII: Virginia Private Investigator Training Course Outline

Appendix VIII: New York Security Guard Training


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Daniel J. Benny, PhD, is a licensed private investigator and security consultant working from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He earned his PhD in criminal justice from Capella University and is a graduate of the United States Naval War College. He holds many certifications in security, including a CPP and PCI with ASIS International, a CFE with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and a CCO by the Business Espionage Controls and Countermeasures Association. He has served as a US Naval intelligence officer with an assignment with the CIA as well as a Navy police chief. He is a member of many organizations on security and has authored several books on the subject.