Principles of Security and Crime Prevention

Principles of Security and Crime Prevention

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This introductory text provides a thorough overview of the private security system. This edition includes crime prevention and its zones of protection a€“ the theoretical framework that provides the bridge between private and public sector law enforcement. From the historical development and the professional nature of security and crime prevention to the legal aspects of private security, this well-rounded text covers basic elements of security and crime prevention. Includes photos, figures, tables and illustrations. Appendices include security job descriptions, crime awareness and campus security act of 1990, school lsafey resources, counterterrorism security checklist, terrorism risk assessment, risk identification procedures, selections from the private security task force report, checklist for security surveys.ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES (PERIMETER OR POINT) The most commonly used alarm sensors are ... The two most common types of switches are the simple contact switch and the magnetic contact switch. ... Any action to disconnect the switch will activate the alarm. ... Another common electromechanical device is metallic window foil that can be applied to the glass in windows or doors. The foilanbsp;...

Title:Principles of Security and Crime Prevention
Author:Pamela A. Collins, Truett A. Ricks, Clifford W. Van Meter
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-06-20


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