Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Dale L. June

CRC Press
Published October 5, 2012
Reference - 478 Pages - 24 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439869536 - CAT# K13190

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Summary

Much has changed on the security landscape since the last edition of this book was published in 2000. Today’s security personnel face greater demands than ever before and are expected to be more highly trained and educated. Updated to reflect the heightened security climate of the current age, Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives, Second Edition offers a critical survey of the field, introduces proven procedures, and explores the latest advances for security practitioners.

Highlights of the book include:

  • Psychological perspectives on security issues
  • The professional requirements of security officers and executive protection agents
  • Case studies of unusual security scenarios
  • Guidance on performing a threat assessment under immediate situations
  • Workplace violence prevention and response programs
  • The role of security consultants
  • Defensive tactics for protecting clients and personal self-defense
  • Residence security, airline security, corporate investigations, and motorcade procedures
  • Real stories from K-9 handlers
  • Safeguards against identity theft and counterfeiting
  • Tips on getting hired as a security professional

Edited by a former U.S. Secret Service Agent, the book includes contributions from professionals in all walks of the security industry. The diverse array of topics in this volume provide a scintillating view of the challenging field of security and the people who make up today’s security workforce.

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