Private Security and the Law

Other | October 1, 2004

byNemeth, Charles, Charles Nemeth

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PRIVATE SECURITY AND THE LAW is a textbook analysis of significant practices in the security industry that relate to law, regulation, licensure and constitutional dilemmas according to case and statutory authority. It is a treatise on the state of the law that governs the security industry and its operatives. The text delivers up to date information on the legal requirements witnessed by most security firms. In addition, it dwells heavily on the liability problems common to security operations, including negligence and tortious liability, civil actions commonly litigated, and strategies to avoid troublesome causes of action that effect business efficiency. From another angle, the work intensely examines the constitutional and due process dimensions of private security work and affords the reader a look at how case law applies certain remedies to wronged parties. Recent cases, and the trends sure to follow, are highlighted throughout the project. Finally, the text is filled with checklists, data and other useful information that aids the security practitioner in applying theory to practice.

* Up to date case law analysis provides cutting edge legal treatment of evolving standards
* Complicated material is presented in a down-to-earth, readable style, perfect for the student of security or security professional
* Over 200 tables and illustrations allow the reader speedy access to precise data

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PRIVATE SECURITY AND THE LAW is a textbook analysis of significant practices in the security industry that relate to law, regulation, licensure and constitutional dilemmas according to case and statutory authority. It is a treatise on the state of the law that governs the security industry and its operatives. The text delivers up to da...

Charles Nemeth, JD, Ph.D., LL.M. is currently a professor and the Chair of the Security, Fire and Emergency Management Department at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, NY. He is a widely published author with over 30 titles to his credit and is a regular consultant to security companies. He holds a JD from the Univer...

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Format:OtherDimensions:488 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 2004Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080525091

ISBN - 13:9780080525099

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Table of Contents

Historical Foundations of Private Security; Regulation, Licensing, Education, and Training: The Path to Professionalism in the Security Industry; The Law of Arrest, Search and Seizure: Applications in the Private Sector; Civil Liability of Security Personnel; Criminal Liability of Security Personnel; Enforcement of Laws and the Interpretation of Evidence; Public and Private Law Enforcement: A Blueprint for Cooperation; Selected Case Decisions