Private Security Trends, 1970 to 2000

Private Security Trends, 1970 to 2000

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This report describes the growth and changes in the private security industry between 1970 and 1990, discusses emerging and continuing issues and trends in private security and its relationships with public law enforcement, and recommends measure and research to improve cooperation between private security and law enforcement. Data came from a review of previous research, individual and focus group interviews, and an analysis of market data. Results indicated that the increased use of locks, security lighting, and other private and public security measures reflect a growing fear of crime, even while statistics show stable or declining crime rates. In addition, the frequency and cost of business crime are increasing. Additional crime problems include breaches of business ethics, drug abuse, computer crime, and terrorism. The primary responsibility for protective measures has also been shifting from public law enforcement to private security, indicating the need for greater cooperation between the public and private sectors. In addition, contract security companies are growing, while proprietary security organizations are decreasing in number. Major issues include the privatization of police support tasks, false alarms, police moonlighting, and the growing use of private adjudication.The Hallcrest Report II William Clay Cunningham, John J. Strauchs, Clifford W. Van Meter, Hallcrest Systems, Inc. Given the availability of ... The alarm industry has structured one of the most noteworthy training initiatives in recent years. The National ... unique aspect of this particular program is that it requires continuing education requirements to insure up-to-date knowledge of the industry. There are 4anbsp;...

Title:Private Security Trends, 1970 to 2000
Author:William Clay Cunningham, John J. Strauchs, Clifford W. Van Meter, Hallcrest Systems, Inc
Publisher: - 1990


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