Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

Hardcover | January 27, 2012

byLawrence FennellyEditorLawrence Fennelly

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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5e, is a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students, and candidates for the coveted Certified Protection Professional CPP certification administered by ASIS International. The U.S. government recently announced that employees will have to obtain CPP certification to advance in their careers. Edited by the security practitioner and author Lawrence Fennelly, this handbook gathers in a single volume the key information on each topic from eminent subject-matter experts. Taken together, this material offers a range of approaches for defining security problems and tools for designing solutions in a world increasingly characterized by complexity and chaos. The 5e adds cutting-edge content and up-to-the-minute practical examples of its application to problems from retail crime to disaster readiness. Covers every important topic in the field, including the latest on wireless security applications, data analysis and visualization, situational crime prevention, and global security standards and compliance issues Required reading for the certification DHS selected for its infrastructure security professionals Each chapter is contributed by a top security professional with subject-matter expertise

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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5e, is a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students, and candidates for the coveted Certified Protection Professional CPP certification administered by ASIS International. The U.S. government recently announced that employees will have to obtain CPP certification...

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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5thEdition, is a trusted foundation for security professionals just entering the field and a reference for seasoned professionals. This book provides a comprehensive overview of current approaches to security and crime prevention, tools and technologies to put these approaches into ...

Lawrence J. Fennelly is an internationally recognized authority on crime prevention, security planning and analysis, and on the study of how environmental factors (CPTED), physical hardware, alarms, lighting, site design, management practices, litigation consultants, security policies and procedures, and guard management contribute to ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:632 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:January 27, 2012Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 13:9780123852465

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Table of Contents

Part One: Approaches to Crime Prevention & Loss Prevention 1. Risk Assessment 2. Threats Definition 3. Designing Security and Working with Architects 4. Designing Crime Risk Management Systems 5. Approaches to Physical Security 6. The Security Survey & The Security Audit 7. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design in the Twenty First Century 8. Environment Crime Control 9. Community Policing/Problem Solving Policing 10. Neighborhood Watch Guidelines for the 21 st Century 11. Situational Crime Prevention and Opportunity Blocking 12. Design and Evaluation 13. Planning, Management, and Evaluation 14. Crime Analysis and Data Collection 15. Standards, Regulations & Guidelines: Compliance and Your Security Program, including global resources.Part Two: Security Operations, Tools, and Technology 16. Access Control, Access Badges & Biometrics Characteristic 17. Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systems 18. CCTV Surveillance 19. Security Lighting 20. Information Technology Systems Infrastructure 21 Information Security 22. Protective Barriers 23. Physical Barriers 24. Fence Standards 25. The Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention 26. Safes, Vaults and Accessories 27. Guard Service in the Twenty-First Century 28. Internal Theft Controls 29. Bombs and Physical Planning 30. Paradigms for School Safety & Security 31. College Campus Security 32. Domestic Violence 33. Propriety Information 34. Identity Theft 35. Retail Security-Employee Theft 36. High-Rise Security 37. Multi-Residential Security 38. Lodging Hospitality Security 39. Computer & Transportation Security 40. The Security Professional, Terrorism, Bio-Terrorism and the Next Level 41. Contingency Planning 42. Emergency Preparedness-Planning& Management 43. Broadband Industry Fraud: A Case Study from a Cable Provider 44. Cargo Security 45. Corporate Policy and Procedures

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"Larry Fennelly continues to provide the content that ensures his book will be on the front of any professional security managers practitioner's bookshelf.  This edition brings the reader the up to date with the materials and subjects needed to solve current security problems. No security practitioner's library is complete without this handbook." --Joseph C. Nelson, CPP, Assistant Vice President, State Street Global Security "As usual, Larry Fennelly has written a comprehensive, practical guide--one that belongs on the bookshelf of the serious security practitioner. The book is readable, interesting and up to date in all respects." --John J. Fay, CPP, former Director of the National Crime Prevention Institute "I have been extremely impressed with the evolution of the content as this book moves into its next generation. It is very comprehensive and well written. The new edition now includes real time academic reference material and makes it usable as a university textbook." --Mark H. Beaudry, CPP