Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Protection, Security, and Safeguards

Practical Approaches and Perspectives, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Edited by Dale L. June

CRC Press

478 pages | 24 B/W Illus.

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9781439869536
pub: 2012-10-05
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429251344
pub: 2012-10-05
from $40.48

FREE Standard Shipping!


Much has changed on the security landscape since the last edition of this book was published in 2000. Today’s security personnel face greater demands than ever before and are expected to be more highly trained and educated. Updated to reflect the heightened security climate of the current age, Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives, Second Edition offers a critical survey of the field, introduces proven procedures, and explores the latest advances for security practitioners.

Highlights of the book include:

  • Psychological perspectives on security issues
  • The professional requirements of security officers and executive protection agents
  • Case studies of unusual security scenarios
  • Guidance on performing a threat assessment under immediate situations
  • Workplace violence prevention and response programs
  • The role of security consultants
  • Defensive tactics for protecting clients and personal self-defense
  • Residence security, airline security, corporate investigations, and motorcade procedures
  • Real stories from K-9 handlers
  • Safeguards against identity theft and counterfeiting
  • Tips on getting hired as a security professional

Edited by a former U.S. Secret Service Agent, the book includes contributions from professionals in all walks of the security industry. The diverse array of topics in this volume provide a scintillating view of the challenging field of security and the people who make up today’s security workforce.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Dale L. June

Psychological Perspectives on Security Issues; Ronald W. Collins

Private Security Officers; Joseph Paolella and Dale L. June

More than Standing and Waiting; Dale L. June

Protective Services; Jerome H. Glazebrook

Be Bold…Take on the Rare, Complicated Case; Bernadette A. Kutcher

Protection Agent’s Guide to Identifying the Potentially Violent Subject or Threat Assessments on the Run; Michael H. Corcoran

Workplace Violence and Crisis Management; Hal E. Goudarzi

Role of a Security Consultant in the Facility Security Design Process; Peter K. Lowell and Vicki A. Holtz

Defensive Tactics for Protective Agents; Mark F. Mireles

Motorcades for the Real World; Scot Walker

Home/Residence Security; Glenn Massi

Identity Theft; Mari Frank and Beth Givens

Quick Defense Personal Self-Defense System; Keith M. Jones

Know Your Money; Richard L. Repasky and Dale L. June

An Officer’s Best Partner; Jason Johnson

Corporate Investigations; Edward J. Borquez, Jr.

A Look at Airline Security; Douglas R. Laird

Why Invest in Security Training? Barbara Greer

How to Get the Job You Want; Carol S. Toone

In the Name of Security; Simon Davies and Dale L. June

Appendix A

Appendix B

About the Editor

Dale L. June is a former U.S. Secret Service Agent assigned to the Presidential Protective Division at the White House with four presidents. He was also assigned to the Sacramento and San Diego field offices. He is a former military policeman and member of a military honor guard (110th Military Police Platoon, Stuttgart, Germany). He was also a police officer in Redding and Sacramento, California and a U.S. Customs Intelligence Research Specialist. He has worked directly with executives of multinational corporations, VIPs, political figures, royalty, and celebrities and liaised with law enforcement, fire department, and medical personnel, as well as international law enforcement agency personnel.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Security / General
LAW / Forensic Science
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom & Security / International Security