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Security Surveillance Centers
Design, Implementation, and Operation

ISBN 9780367877941
Published December 10, 2019 by Routledge
222 Pages

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Book Description

Unlike current books on the market that focus primarily on the technical aspects of surveillance and protection, Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation focuses on the operation of a security surveillance center. This text explains in detail the role of security surveillance, as well as the critical aspects of the design, implementation, and operation of security surveillance centers of all sizes. Step-by-step coverage of policy and procedures, as well as the inclusion of industry-specific operational forms, guarantee a practical, user-friendly text for all levels of readers.

Intended for any individuals or organizations currently employing security surveillance systems, this book is an asset for all users, from trainees to supervisors, seeking to create a more secure environment for themselves and for others.

Table of Contents

  1. Building Stages and the Critical Role of Security Surveillance Centers

  2. Overview of the Control Room and Console Design

  3. Security Surveillance Center Processes

  4. Security Surveillance Center Procedures

  5. Fire Command

  6. Legal Perspectives, Ethics and the Fourth Amendment

  7. Audits, Thefts and Effective Patrol Methods

  8. Training

  9. Test Questions

  10. Terms and Definitions


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Anthony V. DiSalvatore, CPP, PSP, PCI, CFE, CLSD, has over 30 years of experience in security-related positions. He has been involved in the design, implementation, and operation of security surveillance centers in numerous casinos, hotels and entertainment complexes across the country. DiSalvatore has also served as a state trooper for the New Jersey State Police and received a Distinguished Service Award for actions taken. He played an integral role in the proper execution of disaster recovery plans during Hurricanes Frances, Wilma, and Sandy.

DiSalvatore earned an associate’s degree in arts and science from Gloucester County College, a bachelor’s degree in law/justice from Glassboro State College, and master’s degrees in education administration and criminal justice from Seton Hall University and Rutgers University, respectively. DiSalvatore is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International as well as their Gaming and Wagering Protection Council. He previously held membership in the Crime and Loss Prevention Council; Business Management and Business Continuity Council, and has been recognized by the organization as a Triple Crown recipient, by virtue of being a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP), and Professional Certified Investigator (PCI).