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NCJ Number: 115609 Find in a Library
Title: Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 2nd ed.
Editor(s): L J Fennelly
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 721
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth-Heinemann
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
Publication Number: ISBN 0-409-90144-X
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: This handbook, intended for the security professional and the crime prevention officer, identifies security and crime prevention problems, provides material on managing and implementing crime prevention programs, and includes information on technologies and trends for the 1990s.
Abstract: The handbook is divided into six major parts. Part one provides the history and principles of crime prevention and security. Part two identifies and discusses loss and crime prevention methods, including environmental design, security surveys, fire and safety protection, and planning for emergencies and disasters. Part three focuses on security operations and equipment, including physical barriers, the use of locks in physical crime prevention, security lighting, and closed circuit television security. Part four discusses security and crime prevention applications such as computer security and campus security and crime prevention. Part five discusses such issues of loss and crime prevention management as obtaining the support of the community in reducing crime, and Part six discusses the future of security.
Main Term(s): Security training
Index Term(s): Crime prevention education; Crime prevention officer training; Security management
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