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NCJ Number: 97203 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Protection Officer Training Manual - 'What Every Security Officer Must Know'
Corporate Author: Protection Officer Publications
Canada
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 134
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Protection Officer Publications
Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W0, Canada
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Protection Officer Publications
P.O. Box 428
Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W0,
Canada
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This Canadian training manual explains the duties, responsibilities, and authority of private security personnel. and authority of private security personnel.
Abstract: An introduction and overview present the history of private policing and some of the findings of the Hallcrest Report, which found that over 1 million private security officers are currently working in North America. A job description for the protection officer covers the scope of authority; guidelines for writing reports; prevention of burglary and theft; recommended procedures for industrial security patrols; and duties regarding security of information, personnel, and material and property. Procedures for crowd control, traffic control, bomb threats, fire and arson situations, executive protection, and investigation of a crime scene are covered. Also discussed are communications hardware, alarm systems, suspect identification, illegal drug identification, the difference between inhouse and contract security, and methods of countering shoplifting. Guidelines are also given for interviewing, physical fitness, security leadership, and security professionals' roles with respect to the Canadian courts. Figures, drawings, and cartoons are included. Quizzes accompany each chapter.
Index Term(s): Canada; Private police; Private security officer training
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