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Introduction to Private Security: Theory Meets Practice, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Cliff Roberson, Michael Birzer

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 8, 2009

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This one-semester text discusses all aspects of private security–from recruiting, selecting and training security personnel to testifying in court. Designed to help address the need for more in-depth education and increased licensing demands, the book presents topics using independent chapters that deliver a complete picture of the field. Action boxes appear throughout the text and feature down to earth examples. Margin definitions, class exercises and review questions are included to improve student learning and encourage class participation.

Table of Contents

1.      Introduction to Private Security

2.      Security, Crime and the Physical Environment

3.      Private Security and the Community Policing Connection

4.      Security Management

5.      Retail Business Security

6.      Terrorism and Natural Disasters

7.      Investigating Crime

8.      Computer Network Security

9.      Criminal Issues in Private Security

10.  Civil Liability Issues in Private Security

11.  Testifying in Court

12.  Recruiting, Selecting, and Training Security Personnel

13.  Drug and Alcohol Issues for Private Security

14.  Ethical Issues in Private Security

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$45.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-505580-9