Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention

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Elsevier, Dec 8, 2003 - Social Science - 608 pages
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The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Fourth Edition, is the most comprehensive reference of its kind, covering the latest information on every topic from community-oriented policing to physical security, workplace violence, CCTV, information security, homeland security, and a host of specialty areas.

The handbook shows how to prevent or minimize corporate losses, including security breaches, theft, and lack of resources due to natural or man-made disaster. This revised volume brings together the expertise of more than forty security and crime prevention experts who provide practical information and advice. Each chapter provides a wealth of information that can be put to use immediately.

This is a must-have reference for security managers, security students, and all levels of security professionals.

* Covers every important topic in the field, including the latest on high-tech security systems, homeland security, and many specialty areas
* Brings together the expertise of more than 40 security and crime prevention experts
* Each chapter provides a wealth of practical information that can be put to use immediately

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The Handbook of loss prevention and crime prevention is an extremely useful reference tool for all security professionals seeking to develop a comprehensive physical security plan to protect almost any kind of facility. It is written with great simplicity and it is a guide that professionals can easily rely on to develop sound, yet effective security programs. Overall, a great book. 

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Een geweldig boek welke beslist aanwezig behoort te zijn in de bibliotheek van elke securitymanager of crime professional specialist. Een aanrader!
R. Segboer CPOI, RSE, RDG, RON.



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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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