Effective Physical Security

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Elsevier, Dec 29, 2003 - Social Science - 320 pages
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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 organization

- 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 organization

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CH1 The Influence of Physical Design
CH2 Risk Assessment and Management
CH3 Designing Security with the Architects
CH4 Security Surveys
CH5 Crime Prevention through Environmental Design Strategies and Applications
CH6 Physical Security
CH7 Barriers
CH8 The Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention
CH12 Entry Control
CH13 Contraband Detection
CH14A CCTV Surveillance
CH14B Digital Recording Systems
IntermodaLogisticsThe Complete Overview
CH16 Electronic Surveillance and Wiretapping
CH17 Guard Service in the TwentyFirst Century
CH18 Management of Bomb Incidents

CH9 Security Containers and Storage Areas
CH10 Security Lighting
Intrusion Detection Systems
CH19 Homeland Security

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Page 23 - the anticipation, recognition, and appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of action to remove or reduce it" — could, in fact, be an excellent definition of a security survey.
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Page 2 - On the other hand, by grouping dwelling units to reinforce associations of mutual benefit; by delineating paths of movement; by defining areas of activity for particular users through their juxtaposition with internal living areas; and by providing for natural opportunities for visual surveillance, architects can create a clear understanding of the function of a space, and who its users are and ought to be. This, in turn, can lead residents...

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About the author (2003)

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."

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