Introduction to Security: Operations and Management

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byP. J. Ortmeier

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The updated fourth edition of Introduction to Security: Operations and Management provides a single, comprehensive text that balances introductory protection concepts with security management principles and practices. It presents a global view of security along with the practical application of security principles. Unmatched coverage of management topics such as planning, budgeting, and dealing with decision-makers make this an outstanding text for security management courses. The accessible and concise writing style makes it a top choice for students, while Ortmeier’s focus on career preparation makes this edition an excellent prep tool for the ASIS International Certified Protection Professional (CPP) exam.

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The updated fourth edition of Introduction to Security: Operations and Management provides a single, comprehensive text that balances introductory protection concepts with security management principles and practices. It presents a global view of security along with the practical application of security principles. Unmatched coverage o...

P.J. Ortmeier holds bachelors and masters degrees in Criminal Justice and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Public Safety Training and Development.  He is a U.S. Army veteran and a former police officer.  Dr. Ortmeier developed and implemented numerous courses and degree programs in law enforcement, corrections, sec...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 1.1 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132682958

ISBN - 13:9780132682954

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Table of Contents

PART I           INTRODUCTION: SECURITY’S ROLE IN SOCIETY

1. History and Overview 

2. Threats to Safety and Security

3. Legal Aspects of Security

 

PART II          SECURITY OPERATIONS: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

4. Physical Security: Structural, Electronic, and Human Protection Systems

5. Personnel Security through Leadership and Ethics

6. Information, Communications, and Computer Security

 

PART III        SECURITY MANAGEMENT

7. Risk Assessment, Security Surveys, and Planning

8. Program Implementation and Administration

9. Investigations, Intelligence Operations, and Reporting

 

PART IV        SECURITY APPLICATIONS AND SOLUTIONS

10. Institutional Security, Disaster Recovery, and Executive Protection

11. Industrial Security, Retail Loss Prevention, and Workplace Violence

12. Homeland Security: Confronting Terrorism and Domestic Threats

 

PART V          TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

13. Career Opportunities

14. The Future