Museums face many challenges, not the least of which is making sure that they aren't buying stolen property when they add to their collections. That's one of the issues addressed in the multifaceted look at museum security in this month's digital edition. There's also a video on how the Smithsonian secures its collections in storage. And an interactive graphic (see picture above) where you can mouse over various elements to find the security measures.
More than one in four people report having paid a bribe in the last 12 months when interacting with key public institutions and services and governments are not perceived as doing enough to hold the corrupt accountable. In the 2013 Global Corruption Barometer, Transparency International breaks down how widespread corruption is globally and how individual countries are handling the problem.
By Timothy D. Crowe, revised by Lawrence J. Fennelly; Reviewed By Dennis G. Byerly, CPP
This book touches on most of the areas security professionals handle every day: schools, parking lots, airports, housing areas, banks, and service locations are likely candidates for criminal activity.