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NCJ Number: 135753 Find in a Library
Title: Protection Officer Training Manual, Fifth Edition
Corporate Author: International Foundation for Protection Officers
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 249
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth-Heinemann
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
International Foundation for Protection Officers
Bellingham, WA 98226
Publication Number: ISBN 0-7506-9291-X
Sale Source: Butterworth-Heinemann
225 Wildwood Ave
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This is a comprehensive training guide and instructional text that covers all of the subjects essential to the effective training of "protection officers," defined as "non-police persons employed in private or public security."
Abstract: The training material consists of 10 units. Unit I covers the history of private security, report writing, memory and observations, and preventive security. Unit II encompasses patrol techniques, safety considerations, traffic control, crowd management, and evidence preservation at crime scenes. Unit III addresses physical security. Unit IV covers explosive devices and bomb threats and searches, basic alarm systems, fire prevention and detection, and hazardous materials. Unit V pertains to security and labor relations; emergency planning and disaster control; and terrorism, VIP protection, and hostage conditions. Unit VI provides instruction in human relations, interview techniques, stress management, and crisis intervention. Topics discussed in Unit VII are security awareness, security investigations, employee dishonesty, and drug abuse. Units VIII, IX, and X respectively cover legal aspects of security; health, fitness, and exercise prescription; and first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Tests are provided for each topic covered. Subject index
Main Term(s): Private police
Index Term(s): Security training
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