Sports Travel Security by Peter TarlowSports Travel Security by Peter Tarlow

Sports Travel Security

byPeter Tarlow

Paperback | January 18, 2017

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Sports Team Securityexamines the security needs for sports teams and events of all sizes. This groundbreaking book provides a fundamental model for sports team security that can be applied almost universally, from youth sports to the Super Bowl and World Cup.

The book develops, compares, and contrasts current methodologies in sports security, for both amateur and professional athletes, examining which paradigms work best and under which circumstances. This valuable information is applicable to nearly anyone involved in the safety of athletes, including event managers, law enforcement, parents, school administrators and coaches, security practitioners, tourism industry professionals, and legal professionals. It explores areas rarely investigated, providing key advice for creating best practices and guidelines in sports team security.



  • Examines sports team security methodologies, helping to determine which paradigms work best and under which circumstances
  • Provides a generic template for sports team security, with checklists and log sheets provided for each type of system
  • Discusses sports team security in relation to large and small teams, and even in single-player sports, as well as unique requirements to accommodate differences in age, culture, climate, language, geography, religion, and gender
  • Reviews security for special-needs athletes for events like the Special Olympics or Paralympic Games
  • Applies academic and practical knowledge for both security students and practitioners

About The Author

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow is a world-renowned speaker and expert specializing in the impact of crime and terrorism on the tourism industry, event and tourism risk management, and economic development. Since 1990, Tarlow has been teaching courses on tourism, crime, and terrorism to police forces and security and tourism professionals througho...

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Title:Sports Travel SecurityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 18, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128050993

ISBN - 13:9780128050996

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Table of Contents

1. Understanding the Issues 2. A Review of Literature 3. Sports as a Tourism Attraction 4. How Athletes Travel 5. Travel and Terrorism 6. Athletes at Home and on the Road 7. Security for the Fans and Athletes with Special Needs 8. Athletes at Hotels and Sporting Venues 9. Athletes as Idols 10. Interview