skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 68175 Find in a Library
Title: FOR A HIGH-RISK OFFICE - CONCRETE SUGGESTIONS ON 'TARGET HARDENING'
Journal: TVI JOURNAL  Volume:1  Issue:6  Dated:(1980)  Pages:2-8
Author(s): E LEVINSON
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 7
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE ARTICLE PRESENTS A TOTAL SECURITY SYSTEM DESIGNED TO PREVENT TERRORIST ATTACKS ON HIGH RISK BUSINESSES. THE SYSTEM INCLUDES ENTRAPMENT AND POSSIBLE KILLING OF TERRORISTS IN THE EVENT OF AN ATTACK.
Abstract: THE SUCCESSFUL OFFICE COUNTER-TERRORIST SECURITY SYSTEM IS BASED UPON CORRECT ASSESSMENT, CUTTING OFF THE ESCAPE ROUTE, PREVENTION OF HOSTAGE-TAKING, AND BEING PREPARED TO USE WEAPONS. SPECIFIC SUGGESTIONS TO IMPLEMENT SUCH A SYSTEM ARE DETAILED. EXPLANATIONS ARE GIVEN FOR OFFICE LAYOUT: INSTALLATION OF ELECTRONIC DOORS, LOCKS, AND FLASHING SYSTEMS; CLOSED CIRCUIT SURVEILLANCE; AND STAFF COUNTERMEASURES. PREEMPLOYMENT SCREENING, SCREENING OF ALL VISITORS AND DELIVERY PEOPLE, AND THE USE OF WEAPONS BY SECURITY PERSONNEL AND EXECUTIVES ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. A DIAGRAM OF AN OFFICE DESIGNED FOR TOTAL SECURITY PROTECTION IS INCLUDED. (TAG)
Index Term(s): Alarm systems; Business security; Citizen/business terrorism prevention; Counter-terrorism tactics; Facility security; Personal Security/Self Protection; Personnel identification systems; Surveillance equipment
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=68175

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.