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NCJ Number: 97534 Find in a Library
Title: Protection of Assets, Volume 4
Corporate Author: Merritt Co
United States of America
Editor(s): T J Walsh
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 651
Sponsoring Agency: Merritt Co
Santa Monica, CA 90406
Sale Source: Merritt Co
1661 Ninth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90406
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Presented in a looseleaf format, this fourth volume of a five-volume manual covering a comprehensive range of security topics gives step-by-step guidance for handling 14 specific aspects of security and security management.
Abstract: A chapter on bombs and bomb threats covers the determination whether a threat is genuine, responses to a threat, the types of explosive devices and materials, and bomb searches. Alcohol and drug abuse control is examined from the standpoint of the nature of the problem and programs an organization can implement to deal with substance abuse. A chapter on the use of dogs covers their care, their use with and without a handler, and legal issues. Personnel security is examined with respect to methods for detecting deception and the use of psychological tests for screening. Training guidelines cover supervisory training, specialized training in subjects related to security, and courtroom demeanor and testimony. Techniques for developing security awareness are presented. A chapter on accounting and financial controls covers basic concepts of accounting, vertical and horizontal financial analysis, the budgetary process, expense budgets, internal controls, and auditing. Additional sections cover the protection of private aircraft and aviation facilities, the use of consultants, the use of television in security operations, and the laws and workplace needs related to handicapped persons. Photographs, figures, forms, checklists, and samples of policy and procedure statements are supplied. For other volumes, see NCJ 97531-33 and NCJ 97535.
Index Term(s): Aircraft security; Airport security; Bombs; Drug abuse; Emergency procedures; Occupational safety and health; Personnel security procedures; Persons with Disabilities; Security management; Security training; Vandalism prevention; Visual electronic surveillance; Watch dogs
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