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NCJ Number: 42749 Find in a Library
Title: COMPLETE BOOK OF LOCKS, KEYS, BURGLAR AND SMOKE ALARMS, AND SECURITY DEVICES
Author(s): E A SLOANE
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 320
Sponsoring Agency: William Morrow and Co, Inc
New York, NY 10019
Sale Source: William Morrow and Co, Inc
1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS BOOK DESCRIBES MANY OF THE SAFEGUARDS HOMEOWNERS AND OTHERS CAN TAKE TO REDUCE THE CHANCE OF BURGLARY DUE TO INSUFFICIENT SECURITY.
Abstract: THE BOOK DESCRIBES THE VARIOUS TYPES OF DOOR, WINDOW, AND GARAGE LOCKS. PADLOCKS, AND BICYCLE LOCKS ARE SIMILARLY DESCRIBED. THE TYPE AND STRENGTH OF DOORS AND WINDOW GATES ARE EXPLAINED, AS WELL AS FENCE STRUCTURE. THERE IS A SECTION ON SAFES AND BURGLAR ALARMS OF ALL SORTS. FIRE ALARMS ARE DESCRIBED, AND METHODS ARE PRESENTED FOR SAFEGUARDING VARIOUS ITEMS, SUCH AS PAINTINGS, AGAINST THEFT. THE AUTHOR ALSO EXPLAINS HOW TO PROTECT ONE'S PRIVACY, AND HOW TO SECURE INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES.
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Burglary; Burglary tools; Business security; Facility security; Locks; Physical crime prevention; Residential security
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