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Security and Loss Prevention, 6th Ed: An Introduction

Publisher: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann

Author: Philip P. Purpura

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Format: Hardcover

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The sixth edition of Security and Loss Prevention continues the tradition of providing introductory and advanced coverage of the security profession. Author Phil Purpura bridges theory and practice with new sidebars and text boxes presenting security challenges from real-life situations. This book examines security in a wide range of contexts, spanning corporate issues such as personnel management and business continuity, and encompassing topics of terrorism and border security.

Globally recognized, the new edition contains updates on security and loss prevention research and methods as well as an all-new focus on recent technologies like social networks, digital evidence warrants, and advances in closed-circuit television (CCTV), and how these apply to security and loss prevention. This edition also includes a complete update to the issues, statistics, and career options in the security world, adding more than 100 pages of new material.

Author Purpura once again demonstrates why students and professionals alike rely on this best-selling text as a timely, reliable, and comprehensive resource when implementing general loss prevention concepts and security programs within an organization.

Key Features

  • Covers changes in laws, various strategies of asset protection, and the ever-evolving technology of security and loss prevention
  • End-of-chapter case problems take the chapters' content and relate it to real security situations and issues
  • Includes student study questions and accompanying instructor's manual with lecture slides, lesson plans, and an instructor test bank for each chapter

Reviewed in Security Management, 5/14. 

Item #: 2068

ISBN: 978-0-12-387846-5

Publish Date: 2013

Pages: 728

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