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 Security2. Security, Crime and the Physical Environment3. Private Security and the Community Policing Connection4. Security Management5. Retail Business Security6. Terrorism and Natural Disasters7. Investigating Crime8. Computer Network Security9. Criminal Issues in Private Security10. Civil Liability Issues in Private Security11. Testifying in Court12. Recruiting, Selecting, and Training Security Personnel13. Drug and Alcohol Issues for Private Security14. Ethical Issues in Private Security