Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, fills the basic training needs for security professionals who want to move into supervisory or managerial positions. Covering everything needed from how to work with today’s generation security force employees to the latest advances in the security industry, Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, shows security officers how to become a more efficient and well-rounded security professional. Security Supervision and Management, Fourth Edition, is also the only text needed to prepare for the Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO). The IFPO also publishes The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies and Emerging Trends, now in its 8th edition. Core text for completing the Security Supervision and Management Program/Certified in Security Supervision and Management (CSSM) designation offered by IFPO Contributions from more than 50 experienced security professionals in a single volume Completely updated to reflect the latest procedural and technological changes in the security industry Conforms to ANSI/ASIS standards
Ferguson's Careers in Focus books are a valuable career exploration tool for libraries and career centers. Written in an easy-to-understand yet informative style, this series surveys a wide array of commonly held jobs and is arranged into volumes organized by specific industries and interests. Each of these informative books is loaded with up-to-date career information presented in a featured industry article and a selection of detailed professions articles. The information here has been researched, vetted, and analyzed by Ferguson's editors, drawing from government and industry sources, professional groups, news reports, career and job-search resources, and a variety of other sources. For readers making career choices, these books offer a wealth of helpful information and resources. Each profession article includes: Quick Facts: a snapshot of important job facts Overview: briefly introduces duties and responsibilities History: describes the origins and history of the job The Job: describes primary and secondary goals and duties Earnings: discusses salary ranges and typical fringe benefits Work Environment: looks at typical work conditions and surroundings associated with the job Exploring: offers suggestions on how to gain experience and knowledge about—or even test drive—a career before making a commitment Education and Training Requirements: discusses required high school and post-secondary education and training Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements: explains recommended and required certifications or prerequisites for the job Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits: summarizes the personal traits and skills and professional experience needed to get started and succeed Employer Prospects: gives an overview of typical places of employment and the best ways to land a job Advancement Prospects: presents an expected career path and how to travel it Outlook: summarizes the job's potential growth or decline in terms of the general economy and industry projections Unions and Associations: lists essential and helpful professional groups Tips for Entry: additional tips for preparing for a career and getting a foot in the door For More Information: lists organizations that provide career information, networking, and professional development Sidebars: short features showcasing stats, trivia, and insight about a profession or industry Careers in Focus: Public Safety, Second Edition covers the following 29 jobs: Airport Security Personnel Bail Bondsmen Bodyguards Border Patrol Agents Bounty Hunters Corrections Officers Crime Analysts Customs Officials Deputy U.S. Marshals Detectives Directors of Security Emergency Medical Technicians Emergency Services Dispatchers FBI Agents Fire Inspectors Fire Investigators Fire Protection Engineers Fire Safety Directors Fire Safety Technicians Firefighters Forensic Experts Fraud Examiners, Investigators, and Analysts Intelligence Officers Park Rangers Parole Officers Police Officers Polygraph Examiners Secret Service Special Agents Security Consultants and Guards
This book covers Defensive Baton issues for law enforcement officer. The goal is for the officers to understand and demonstrate the tactical fundamentals of the baton, in an operational setting, and its proper use as an intermediate impact weapon. One of the major dilemmas facing law enforcement today is the continually increasing number of assaults on police officers as they perform their duties. How can the officer respond to this critical situation without resorting to deadly force? Modern law enforcement tool has been developed to increase officers' ability to protect themselves, particularly in those cases not justifying the use of deadly force. That tool is the baton. The ability to use force, lawfully, against the public is the primary factor, which distinguishes the police from the rest of society. The police service is unique in society as they are the only civil organization that has been given the authority to use force. As a result of this responsibility, the use of force by the police comes under close scrutiny by both the public and the courts. The baton can be utilized when empty hand techniques are not effective. A trained officer who is proficient in the use of the baton is better able to protect himself and is less likely to resort to the use of his firearm. The main purpose of the baton is to stun or temporarily disable rather than cause permanent injury. The baton is not designed as a lethal weapon and is not an instrument of punishment. It is to be used in a skillful manner to counter or stop an aggressive subject. The techniques shown in this booklet has been universally accepted and are defendable in court. They are designed to work efficiently for all officers, male, female, small, large, fit and the less fit. Topics and techniques presented in this book will be of both great interest and great value to trainers and students of law enforcement.
Eight previous iterations of this text have proven to be highly regarded and considered the definitive training guide and instructional text for first-line security officers in both the private and public sectors. The material included in the newest version covers all the subjects essential to the training of protection officers. This valuable resource and its predecessors have been utilized worldwide by the International Foundation for Protection Officers since 1988, as the core curriculum for the Certified Protection Officer (CPO) Program. The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies and Emerging Trends provides critical updates and fresh guidance, as well as diagrams and illustrations; all have been tailored to the training and certification needs of today's protection professionals. Offers trainers and trainees all new learning aids designed to reflect the most current information and to support and reinforce professional development Written by a cross-disciplinary contributor team consisting of top experts in their respective fields
Effectively resolving conflict prevents violence, reduces incidents, improves productivity, and contributes to the overall health of an organization. Unlike the traditionally reactive law enforcement approach to resolving conflict, Conflict Management for Security Professionals provides a proven, reliable, business-focused approach that teaches security personnel to diffuse situations before they escalate when dealing with uncooperative, dangerous, or violent individuals. Covering everything from policies and procedures to security tactics and business impact, Conflict Management for Security Professionals uniquely addresses conflict resolution from a security perspective for managers, policy makers, security officials, or anyone else who interacts with people every day. This book helps organizations create and maintain safe environments without interfering with their ability to remain profitable, competitive, and relevant. Comprehensive and systematic conflict management and resolution program geared specifically for the needs of security managers, supervisors, and officers. Incorporates classroom and field-tested conflict resolution concepts, models, and approaches. Addresses everything from policies and programs to tactics for a wide variety of stakeholders in any private or public organization.
As the newspapers and television constantly remind us, violent crime is on the increase, violence that can strike at you anywhere and at any time - on holiday, at work, on nights' out or during any one of a thousand everyday situations. But even if you are confronted by the unthinkable, you don't have to become a victim. This important new book shows you how you can protect yourself regardless of your age, sex or level of fitness by using the simple but effective REACT formula: R: Recognise E: Evaluate A: Alternatives C: Concentrate T: Terminate Using clear and concise step-by-step instructions, reinforced with many illustrations and diagrams, each of these five basic principles is expanded and explained in such a way that they quickly become 'second nature'. Following this sequence in any circumstance will allow you to recognise potential threats, decide on the best form of action to take and equip you carry to this through. While The R.E.A.C.T. Self defence System does concentrate on a dozen or so straightforward but effective self-protection combat techniques, it is not just another self-defence book, full of impractical or ineffective martial arts routines. What it does is heig
This book covers "Officer Survival Skills, Use of Force, Soft Empty Hand Control, Hard Empty Hand Control, Weapon Retention and Gun Disarming, Handcuffing, Conducting Suspect Searches, and Defensive Baton " issues for law enforcement officer. The most important priority of the officer is able to survive in dangerous situations. These techniques provide officers self-confidence, which is needed to "win". Law enforcement officers are authorized to use a range of force options to preserve the peace, prevent crimes, maintain order, and apprehend suspects. Soft empty hand techniques are the first option of physical response used to restrain a person who is resisting. Hard Empty Hand Control techniques are defined as striking techniques. In some close encounters, a suspect may try to grab the officer's sidearm. Officers must develop a defensive awareness that their weapon can be snatched. Handcuffs are temporary restraining devices designed to control the movements of a subject. Body searching is a careful, systematic examination of the suspect at the scene of a crime, or immediately after apprehension. A trained officer who is proficient in the use of the baton is better able to protect himself and is less likely to resort to the use of his firearm. Topics and techniques presented in this book will be of both great interest and great value to trainers and students of law enforcement.
This uniquely practical introduction to private security emphasizes professionalism and ethics and demonstrates how public law enforcement and private security work in tandem to solve problems and protect both individuals and businesses. INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE SECURITY focuses on practical, real-world concepts and applications and includes detailed coverage of everything from industry background and related law to premise, retail, business, employment, and information/computer security as well as investigation, surveillance, and even homeland security. Throughout, the emphasis is on providing students with a clear sense of the numerous career opportunities available in this rapidly expanding field -- including real-world insight on how to get a job in private security, concrete information on the skills needed, and succinct overviews of day-to-day job responsibilities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The oldest and most respected martial arts title in the industry, this popular monthly magazine addresses the needs of martial artists of all levels by providing them with information about every style of self-defense in the world - including techniques and strategies. In addition, Black Belt produces and markets over 75 martial arts-oriented books and videos including many about the works of Bruce Lee, the best-known marital arts figure in the world.
Our need for security has not waned since the dawn of civilization - it has only increased and become more complicated. Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives draws on the security prowess of former secret service agents and other notable security professionals as the authors touch on nearly every facet of the industry. Written to satisfy the practical needs of anyone in the business of protection, the text covers areas such as personal protection, security in the workplace, residence security, healthcare security, aviation security, and many more. Special chapters detailing the experiences of an identity theft victim, as well as a woman who must employ 24-hour security to insure she doesn't harm others, cover security issues from the client's viewpoint. Other chapters on quick threat assessment and defensive tactics will help agents protect themselves and their clients. Although other publications discuss and analyze security, none focus on both the professional and personal perspectives of this critical industry. Editor Dale L. June shares his vast knowledge and lucid insight into the business of protection. A former U.S. Secret Service agent in the Presidential Protection Division, he also worked with the U.S. Customs Service as a terrorism intelligence specialist and was a former police officer. He has more than 30 years experience in various fields of protection and security, including owning and operating an executive protection and security consulting business. He teaches university courses as well as security-related topics at private vocational academies.
Private Security and the Law, 4th Edition, is a unique resource that provides analysis of practices in the security industry as they relate to law, regulation, licensure, and constitutional questions of case and statutory authority. This book describes the legal requirements faced in the area of private security. It emphasizes the liability problems common to security operations, including negligence and tortious liability, civil actions frequently litigated, and strategies to avoid legal actions that affect business efficiency. The text also examines the constitutional and due-process dimensions of private security both domestically and internationally, including recent cases and trends that will set pace for future private security laws and regulations. As private security becomes more closely involved in national and international security, cases like Blackwater are examined. Charles Nemeth takes you step by step through the analysis of case law as it applies to situations commonly faced in the private security practice, providing a solid introduction to the legal and ethical standards that shape the industry. *Authoritative, scholarly treatise sheds light on this increasingly important area of the law *Historical background helps readers understand the present by seeing the full context of recent developments *National scope provides crucial parameters to security practitioners throughout the US *NEW TO THIS EDITION! A chapter on the legal implications of private contractors operating in war zones like Afghanistan, updated coverage of statutory authority, updated coverage of state and federal processes of oversight and licensure, special analysis of public-private cooperative relationships in law enforcement