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NCJ Number: 114618 Find in a Library
Title: Executive Protection: An Emerging Trend in Criminal Justice Education and Training
Journal: Justice Professional  Volume:3  Issue:2  Dated:(Fall 1988)  Pages:223-234
Author(s): E D Davis
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 12
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Over the past decade, terrorist attacks have drastically increased in frequency. Terrorists targets have included not only governments, their military installations and personnel, but private citizens and especially executives and their corporations. More and more national and multinational businesses are hiring Executive Protection Specialists as a part of major corporate security expansion.
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to explore this new growth industry. The paper will examine the rationale for the emergence of executive protection, the implications for the business world, and the resultant emergency of commercial training programs. In addition, implications for university criminal justice programs and executive protection as a career alternative will be thoroughly evaluated. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Protection of public figures
Index Term(s): Counter-terrorism training; Criminal justice careers; Criminal justice education; Personnel security procedures
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