Introduction to Private Security: Theory Meets Practice

Introduction to Private Security: Theory Meets Practice

By: Cliff Roberson (author), Michael Birzer (author)Paperback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks


For courses in Introduction to Private Security. This one-semester text discusses all aspects of private security-from recruiting, selecting and training security personnel to testifying in court. Designed to help address the need for more in-depth education and increased licensing demands, the book presents topics using independent chapters that deliver a complete picture of the field. Action boxes appear throughout the text and feature down to earth examples. Margin definitions, class exercises and review questions are included to improve student learning and encourage class participation.


1. Introduction to Private Security 2. Security, Crime and the Physical Environment 3. Private Security and the Community Policing Connection 4. Security Management 5. Retail Business Security 6. Terrorism and Natural Disasters 7. Investigating Crime 8. Computer Network Security 9. Criminal Issues in Private Security 10. Civil Liability Issues in Private Security 11. Testifying in Court 12. Recruiting, Selecting, and Training Security Personnel 13. Drug and Alcohol Issues for Private Security 14. Ethical Issues in Private Security

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780205592401
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780205592401
  • weight: 671
  • ISBN10: 0205592406

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly