The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies and Emerging Trends

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The Professional Protection Officer,eight edition (formerly titledProtection Officer Training Manual) is the definitive reference and instructional text for career-oriented security officers in both the private and public sectors. The first edition of this title originated with the birth of the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) in 1988, which has been using the book as the official text since that time. Each subsequent edition has brought new and enlightened information to the protection professional. The material in this new edition includes all of the subjects essential to training of protection professionals, and has been renamed to reflect new strategies, tactics, and trends in this dynamic field.

The eighth edition ofThe Professional Protection Officercontains 12 units and 45 chapters written by leading security educators, trainers and consultants. It has served as the definitive text for both students and professionals worldwide. This new edition adds critical updates and fresh pedagogy, as well as new diagrams, illustrations, and self-assessments.The Professional Protection Officeris tailored to the training and certification needs of today's protection professionals and proves to be the most exciting and progressive edition yet!

The IFPO also publishesSecurity Supervision and Management: Theory and Practice of Asset Protection, now in its 4th edition.



  • Information included is designed to reflect the latest trends in the industry and to support and reinforce continued professional development.
  • Concludes chapters with an Emerging Trends feature, laying the groundwork for the future growth of this increasingly vital profession.
  • Written by a cross-disciplinary contributor team consisting of top experts in their respective fields.

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The Professional Protection Officer,eight edition (formerly titledProtection Officer Training Manual) is the definitive reference and instructional text for career-oriented security officers in both the private and public sectors. The first edition of this title originated with the birth of the International Foundation for Protection O...

The International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO), headquartered in Naples, FL, was developed to facilitate the training and certification needs of first-time security officers and supervisors throughout the private and public security industry. It was registered as a nonprofit organization in January 1998, with offices in th...

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Format:OtherDimensions:623 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 9, 2010Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080961649

ISBN - 13:9780080961644

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Table of Contents

UNIT 1: Foundations

UNIT 2: Communications

UNIT 3: Protection Officer Functions

UNIT 4: Crime Prevention and Physical Security

UNIT 5: Safety and Fire Protection

UNIT 6: Information Protection

UNIT 7: Deviance, Crime and Violence in the Workplace

UNIT 8: Risk and Threat Management

UNIT 9: Investigations

UNIT 10: Legal Aspects

UNIT 11: Officer Safety and the Use of Force

UNIT 12: Relations with Others