Security 101

An Introduction to the Private Security Industry

Joseph Jaksa
eISBN-13: 9781531003067

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The concept of security and securing ones property and possessions dates back to the early centuries of mankind. Identified as a basic human need, we have an intrinsic desire to protect our self and our property. Today, in the United States, the private security industry is the largest employer in the criminal justice system. The modern-day protection of lives and property includes security personnel, equipment, policies, procedures, and laws. These protective methods are implemented in residential and business communities.

The content of this book provides general security concepts, information, and examples intended for college and university students enrolled in an entry-level or introductory security class or those seeking a professional career in security management. The book covers relevant theories and practices and offer topics for research and discussion questions combining both academic theories and current security industry challenges relevant to this complex sector of the criminal justice system.

The book is divided into chapters providing the basic building blocks needed to develop a solid foundation of security knowledge. Each chapter includes an introduction/overview, learning objectives, content relevant to the specific chapter topic, along with a topical case study, research question and discussion topic to enhance the chapters content. Each chapter will end with a formal conclusion and a list of topics to aid with the learning process.

Sold By Carolina Academic Press
ISBNs 9781611637632, 1611637635, 9781531003067, 1531003060
Publish Year 2016
Language English
Number of Pages 294