Effective Physical Security (5th edition)

Effective Physical Security (5th edition)

By: Lawrence J. Fennelly (author)Paperback

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Effective Physical Security, Fifth Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements and latest developments in physical security protection. This new edition is completely updated, with new chapters carefully selected from the author's work that set the standard. This book contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, and CCTV, the latest ISO standards for risk assessment and risk management, physical security planning, network systems infrastructure, and environmental design.

About Author

Lawrence J. Fennelly is an internationally recognized authority on crime prevention, security planning and analysis, and on the study of how environmental factors (CPTED), physical hardware, alarms, lighting, site design, management practices, litigation consultants, security policies and procedures, and guard management contribute to criminal victimization.Mr. Fennelly was previously employed with Apollo Security, Computershare, Inc., as well as a sergeant at Harvard College, employed by the Harvard University Police Department in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was trained as a crime prevention specialist and served in this capacity for over 21 years at Harvard. He was also the department's training officer and assistant court officer. As part of his role as an officer at Harvard, Larry also was a deputy sheriff in both Suffolk and Middlesex counties (Massachusetts). Mr. Fennelly is a frequent speaker and lecturer on CPTED, physical security, school crime, and other issues. He serves as an expert witness who works closely with attorneys in defense as well as plaintiff cases, assisting in case preparation, offering knowledgeable questions to ask the opposing side, etc. He has also done a considerable amount of consultant work throughout the United States. His experience ranges from identifying vulnerabilities to conducting security and lighting surveys, working with architects to design and implement security, and developing long range guard training programs and risk assessments of various facilities.He is also a prolific author. His titles include such well-known security books as "Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design," "Effective Physical Security," and "Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention."


Chapter 1. Encompassing Effective CPTED Solutions in 2017 and Beyond: Concepts and Strategies Chapter 2. Introduction to Vulnerability Assessment Chapter 3. Influence of Physical Design Chapter 4. Approaches to Physical Security Chapter 5. Security Lighting Chapter 6. Electronics Elements: A Detailed Discussion Chapter 7. Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention Chapter 8. Internal Threats and Countermeasures Chapter 9. External Threats and Countermeasures Chapter 10. Biometrics in the Criminal Justice System and Society Today Chapter 11. Access Control Systems and Identification Badges Chapter 12. Chain-Link Fence Standards Chapter 13. Doors, Door Frames, and Signage Chapter 14. Glass and Windows Chapter 15. The Legalization of Marijuana and the Security Industry Chapter 16. Designing Security and Working With Architects Chapter 17. Standards, Regulations, and Guidelines Compliance and Your Security Program, Including Global Resources Chapter 18. Information Technology Systems Infrastructure Chapter 19. Security Officers and Equipment Monitoring Chapter 20. Video Technology Overview Chapter 21. Understanding Layers of Protection Analysis Chapter 22. Fire Development and Behavior Chapter 23. Alarms Intrusion Detection Systems

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128044629
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 458
  • ID: 9780128044629
  • weight: 1240
  • ISBN10: 0128044624
  • edition: 5th edition

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