Effective Physical Security

Effective Physical Security

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Effective Physical Security, Third Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements to physical security protection. The book contains completely updated sections that have been carefully selected from the previous Butterworth-Heinemann publication, Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 4E.Designed for easy reference, the Third Edition contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, CCTV as well as a new chapter covering the latest in physical security design and planning for Homeland Security. The new edition continues to serve as a valuable reference for experienced security practitioners as well as students in undergraduate and graduate security programs.- Each chapter has been contributed to by top professionals in the security industry- Over 80 figures illustrate key security concepts discussed- Numerous appendices, checklists, and glossaries support the easy-to-reference organizationshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 182.88 x 254 x 12.7mm | 680.39g
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 1
  • 0750677678
  • 9780750677677
  • 707,598

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For those basic components of physical security controls, one need look no further than the third edition of this work. - Security ManagementFennelly provides readers with a quick, easy-to-understand reference on security controls, design and management techniques. - Security ManagementNumerous drawings capture the reader's attention and ensure that each control will be well understood and implemented correctly - Security Management...any security professional would benefit from the collection of knowledge and useful information assembled in this book. - Security ManagementFennelly has tapped into the experiences of many top security professionals to get a broad brush of knowledge... - Professional SafetyEach chapter has good depth and detailed information that is valuable to the general practitioner. - Professional Safetyshow more

Table of contents

Design; Designing Security with the Architects; Security Surveys; Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Strategies and Applications; Approaches to Physical Security; Equipment; Physical Barriers; The Use of Locks in physical Crime PRevention; Safes, Vaults and Accessories; Security Lighting; Alarms: Intrusion Detection Systems; CCTV Surveillance; Electronic Surveillance and Wiretapping; Physical Access Control for Computer Areas; Electronic Access Control and System Integration; Operations; Guard Service in the Twenty-first Century; Bomb and Physical Security Planning; Public Relations and the Media.show more

About Lawrence J. Fennelly

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."show more

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