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NCJ Number: 136909 Find in a Library
Title: Security Applications in Industry and Institutions
Editor(s): L J Fennelly
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 329
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth-Heinemann
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
Publication Number: ISBN 0-7506-9389-4
Sale Source: Butterworth-Heinemann
225 Wildwood Ave
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These 19 papers by security professionals are addressed to security professionals and students and focus on prevention, the central concept in controlling loss and crime in industry and institutions.
Abstract: An introduction presents the history and basic principles of crime prevention and security. Chapters on institutional and industrial security explain specific issues, equipment, systems, and procedures related to retail security, shoplifting, loss prevention during the transportation and distribution of goods, bank security, hotel security, the protection of hotels and motels, campus security, hospital security, museum and library security, and the security of high-rise office buildings. Loss prevention planning and controls are also detailed with respect to computer security, emergency planning, the protection of vital records, bomb threats and search techniques, and job applicant screening. Additional chapters explain internal theft controls, executive protection, the operations of a security guard force, civil law related to security, and media and public relations. Photographs, tables, figures, checklists, forms, index, and chapter reference lists
Main Term(s): Loss controls; Security
Index Term(s): Security codes and ordinances; Security management; Security surveys; Security systems
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