The Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 5e, is a trusted resource for physical security professionals, students, and candidates for the coveted Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification administered by ASIS International. The U.S. government recently announced that employees will have to obtain CPP certification to advance in their careers.
Edited by the security practitioner and author Lawrence Fennelly, this handbook gathers in a single volume the key information on each topic from eminent subject-matter experts. Taken together, this material offers a range of approaches for defining security problems and tools for designing solutions in a world increasingly characterized by complexity and chaos. The 5e adds cutting-edge content and up-to-the-minute practical examples of its application to problems from retail crime to disaster readiness.
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PART I. Approaches to Crime Prevention & Loss Prevention 1. Introduction to Vulnerability Assessment 2. Vulnerability Assessment Process Inputs
Establish Protection Objectives 3. Designing Security and Working with Architects 4. Designing Crime Risk Management Systems 5. Approaches to Physical Security 6. Security Surveys and the Audit 7. CPTED in the Twenty-First Century 8. Environmental Criminology and Crime Control 9. Problem Solving
Community Policing 10. Neighborhood Watch Guidelines for the Twenty-First Century 11. Situational Crime Prevention and Opportunity Blocking 12. Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems 13. Planning, Management, and Evaluation 14. Crime Analysis 15. Standards, Regulations and Guidelines
PART II. Security Operations, Tools, and Technology 16. Access Control, Access Badges, and Biometrics Characteristics 17. Alarms 18. Video Technology Overview 19. Security Lighting 20. Information Technology Systems Infrastructure 21. Information Security 22. Protective Barriers 23. Physical Barriers 24. Fence Standards 25. The Use of Locks in Physical Crime Prevention 26. Safes, Vaults, and Accessories 27. Guard Service in the Twenty-First Century 28. Internal Theft Controls 29. Bomb Threats and Physical Security Planning 30. Perspectives on Safe School Administration 31. Campus Security and Crime Prevention 32. Domestic Violence 33. Proprietary Information 34. Identity Theft 35. Retail Security-Employee Theft 36. High-Rise Security 37. Multi-Residential Security 38. Lodging Hospitality Security 39. Computer and Transportation Systems Security 40. The Security Professional, Terrorism, Bioterrorism, and the Next Level 41. Contingency Planning 42. Emergency Preparedness
Planning and Management 43. Broadband Industry Fraud 44. Cargo Security
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."