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Body armor

- A bill (H.B. 1858) currently pending before Massachusetts lawmakers would require that security officers working at special events or on premises that serve alcohol be provided body armor for protection. The body armor would be paid for by the employer.

Decoding the Digital Picture

- A look at some of the integral aspects of surveillance systems to help security directors make informed decisions.

The Handbook of Security

- A collection of separate essays on security studies from the most eminent security scholars today.

Security Officers and Policing: Powers, Culture, and Control in the Governance of Private Space

- Examine the differences between the powers enjoyed by police officers and those available to private security guards under British law and how well guards themselves understand those differences.

Guarding Against Poor Performance

- Hiring a low-bid security contractor is an invitation to poor service. Best-fit contracts ensure that a contractor will meet your needs

A Recipe for Going Global

- The key to securing a company going global is to focus on intelligence, risk mapping, and regulatory compliance.

Strategies for Cutting Turnover

- Learn how your company can overcome the problem of high security staff turnover while boosting morale and the bottom line.

Managing

- Surveys are useful tools for determining how staff feel about security services.

Strategies for Cutting Turnover

- Learn how your company can overcome the problem of high security staff turnover while boosting morale and the bottom line.

False Arrest

- A Mississippi appeals court has ruled that a casino security officer used proper investigative techniques when arresting a casino employee for theft.

Union, BOMA Spar Over Security

- A move to unionize security guards is underway nationwide. One major battle on that front is Los Angeles.

Premises liability

- An Illinois appellate court has ruled that a tenant who was raped outside her apartment may sue her landlord for inadequate security.

Spotlight on Security for Real Estate Managers, Second Edition.

- Aiming to help real estate managers reduce crime, deal with the consequences of crime, and reduce liability, the book hits its goal spot on. Five distinct sections cover legal issues, assessment tools, crime prevention strategies, security at various types of properties, and the use of security measures. Examples, tables, lists, outlines, sidebars, and other elements add depth to the narrative.
 




Beyond Print

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See all the latest links and resources that supplement the current issue of Security Management magazine.