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NCJ Number: 69808 Find in a Library
Title: Magic of Crime Prevention, Part 1 - The Door to Business Security
Corporate Author: Charles S Maccrone Productions
United States of America
Project Director: C S MacCrone
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Charles S Maccrone Productions
Aptos, CA 95003
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Charles S Maccrone Productions
432 Ewell Avenue
Aptos, CA 95003
United States of America

Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Magician Paul Svengari uses some of his magic in this film to demonstrate the proper steps for securing business aluminum and glass doors.
Abstract: Aluminum is a soft metal which is susceptible to the jampeeling type of forced entry; aluminum and glass doors can be opened with a dead bolt still locked. For greater security the doors should be steel reinforced with a strike plate and, because they are also narrow, should have a swinging or pivoting bolt with a hardened insert and a tapered cylinder guard. Glass doors should have glazing materials that are tempered or laminated. For wood, steel, or aluminum and glass double doors, a barrier steel bar or a two-by-four is needed. Also, a three-point locking system, a solid core door, and a combination of two locks--a dead locking latch and a tubular, 2-inch dead bolt with cylinder guard and hardened insert--are recommended. Twelve inches of fill should encase the door frame, as well as nonremovable hinge pins and a strike secured with long screws.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Business security; Deterrence; Films; Locks; Physical crime prevention
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