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-  Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories studied high-value heists of the last three decades to discover principles for designing security systems to protect vital assets. Their conclusions are reported in The Perfect Heist: Recipes from Around the World.

A Policy For Guns In The Workplace

- Companies should implement a comprehensive policy that looks at the issue holistically and addresses not only guns, but violence in the workplace.

Morning Security Brief: International Tensions Cause Security Concerns, Customized Retail Malware, And More

- Airstrikes on Iraq and Syria have raised concerns of retaliation after a French citizen was beheaded by jihadists. New York and New Jersey are increasing security in key locations. And the malware used in the Home Depot breach threatens other retailers.

Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, 3rd Edition

- Author Rory McMahon began his career as a probation officer in 1973 and he hasn’t stopped since. Today he is a successful investigator in the private sector and his book, Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, displays his expertise.

Shopping and Crime

- While it is primarily focused on United Kingdom issues, much of the content will be of interest to the international reader.

News & Trends

- A report advocates a new model for designing security regulations, and a look at crime related to sports.

CRIME IN SPORTS

- Protecting the Integrity of Sport Competition: The Last Bet for Modern Sport, jointly issued by The University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the International Centre for Sport Security, is the result of a two-year research project. The issuing institutions say it is the first-ever comprehensive report into the scale and scope of illegal activity related to sports.

CORRUPTION

- 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.

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Third Edition

- 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.

Crime Lab Manual

- This manual is a step-by-step guide on how to process the scene of an investigation and solve a crime.

Gunman Killed by Law Enforcement In Attempted Georgia Courthouse Takeover

- A gunman armed with an assault rifle and explosives attempted to infiltrate a Georgia courthouse on Friday before being stopped by a court security deputy.

Morning Security Brief: Manhunt After Canadian Police Killed, Military Jet Crash, and Port Security Update

- Three Canadian police officers were shot and killed yesterday and the shooter is at large. A military jet crashed into a southern California neighborhood, but nobody was injured. And the GAO makes recommendations on port security.

Morning Security Brief: Details Emerge About California Shooter, Mudslide in Colorado, and Violence in Ukraine

- Chilling details are emerging about the 22 year-old gunman who killed six people in Santa Barbara, California on Friday. Search efforts continue for three men missing in a massive mudslide in western Colorado. And at least 40 people were killed in Eastern Ukraine in a clash at the Donetsk airport between pro-Russian separatists and the military.
 




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