IACSP Homeland Security Bookshelf ...

The following are noteworthy recently published books on various aspects of homeland security.
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The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies And Emerging Trends [Second Edition]
Release Date: 12/18/2019
Written By: Sandi J. Davies And Lawrence J. Fennelly
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Page Count: 546
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Table Of Contents: Foreword; Introduction; PART I: Foundations; Concepts And Evolution Of Asset Protection And Security; Role Of The Professional Protection Officer; The Security Officer Of The 21st Century; Time And Stress Management; Appendix: Critical Incident Stress; 100 Things Protection Officers Need To Know; Part II: Practical And Operational Applications; Occupational Health, Industrial Hazards, Vulnerability Assessment, And Self-Assessment; Legal Aspects Of Security; Patrol Principles; Appendix: Four Critical Points; The Importance Of CPR/AED And First Aid Training For Security Officers; Officer Safety And Use Of Force; Active Assailant Preparedness: Beyond Active Shooter Response; Appendix: A Look At Solutions To Active Shooters; Appendix: Saving A Life, It's In Your Hands; Apprehension And Detention Procedures; Traffic Control; Fire Prevention, Detection, And Response; Access Control; Contraband Detection Technology; Appendix: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drone) Usage In The 21st Century; Effective Communications; Crime And Incident Procedures; Foundations For Surveillance; Report Writing And Field Notes; Crisis Intervention; Appendix: Mental Illness Takes Many Forms; Substance Abuse; Investigation: Concepts And Practices For Security Professionals; Appendix: ASIS International Investigator Certification; Interviewing And Statements; Crowd Management And Special Event Planning; Strikes, Lockouts, And Labor Relations; Workplace Crime And Deviance; Espionage - A Primer; Terrorism: What Protection Officers Need To Know; Bomb Threats And The Case Against Immediate Evacuation; An All-Hazards Approach To Hazardous Materials; What Is Risk; Appendix: What Is Risk Management; Emergency Planning; Security Awareness; Building A Sustainable Culture Of Security; The Protection Officer's Role In Critical Information Infrastructure Protection; Physical Security Concepts And Applications; Alarm System Fundamentals; VIP Security; Information Security And Counterintelligence; Cybersecurity For Professional Security Officers; Part III: Advancing Your Security Career; Ethics And Professionalism; Networking; The Protection Officer As A Leader; Career Planning; Epilogue.

Reviewed By, Dr. Joshua Sinai