Security Management

Security Management : An Introduction

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For courses in Introduction to Security, Business, Security Management, or Criminal Justice.This student-affordable, unique text provides a comprehensive overview of the multi-faceted, global, and interdisciplinary field of security management. It features numerous examples and case situations specific to security management, identifies over twenty specific security applications, and examines the issues encountered within those areas. Text may also be used as a reference for security and loss prevention management and other protection personnel.show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 171.7 x 285.5 x 10.9mm | 412.78g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130281654
  • 9780130281654

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Threats to Safety and Security. 3. Legal Aspects of Security Management. 4. Risk Assessment, Planning, and Program Administration. 5. Physical Security. 6. Personnel Security. 7. Information Security. 8. Investigations, Intelligence Operations, and Reporting. 9. Specific Security Applications: Part I. 10. Specific Security Applications: Part II. Appendix A: Correlation of ASIS Syllabus for Introduction to Security for Business Students with Security Management: An Introduction. Appendix B: Safety and Security Survey Instrument. References.show more

About P. J. Ortmeier

Dr. Ortmeier holds bachelors and masters degrees in Criminal Justice and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Public Safety Training and Development. He is a U.S. Army veteran, a former police officer, a former vice president of United Security Systems, Incorporated, and he served as the coordinator of a criminal justice program at a midwestern college for 10 years. Dr. Ortmeier developed and implemented numerous courses and degree programs in law enforcement, corrections, security management, and public safety. Currently, Dr. Ortmeier is the coordinator of the Administration of Justice Program at Grossmont College in El Cajon, California. He also holds teaching positions at California State University-San Marcos, The Union Institute, and Webster University in San Diego. Dr. Ortmeier is the author of Public Safety and Security Administration and Policing the Community: A Guide for Patrol Operations as well as several articles appearing in journals such as Police Chief, California Security, Police and Security News, and Security Management. His writing focuses on police field services, security operations, professional career education, management, leadership, and competency development for public safety personnel. Dr. Ortmeier is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the California Association of Administration of Justice Educators, the American Society for Industrial Security, and the American Society for Law Enforcement Training. His current interests include the development of leadership skills and career education pathways for law enforcement and security professionals.show more

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