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Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches to Prevention

- This timely and comprehensive study of school and campus violence is expertly compiled into a multidisciplinary summary that is understandable for anyone involved with campus safety.

Operational Mid-Level Management for Police, 4th Edition

- Author John Coleman, a retired major from a large metropolitan police department, provides the reader with solid information about leadership, especially as it relates to the decision-making process. Moreover, he addresses the relevant managerial issues that supervisors must be aware of to adeptly perform their responsibilities.

Risk Assessment: Theory, Methods, and Applications

- Reading this text, it is hard not to be thoroughly impressed by author Marvin Rausand’s brilliant assessment of quantitative approaches to risk management. Although many of the examples cited are from other disciplines, the principles can be applied to security problems as well. It is practical, mathematically rigorous, and contains many theorems.

Cargo Crime: Security Theft and Prevention

- Cargo crime has significant criminal and financial impact on businesses and the economy. In Cargo Crime: Security and Prevention, author J.J. Coughlin offers his extensive industry experience to enlighten the audience on the many forms of cargo crime, its actors, and its impact.

Among Enemies: Counter-Espionage for the Business Traveler

- While countries once defined themselves by military might, the fall of the Soviet Union precipitated an emphasis on economic might. Spies, both political and industrial, now delve into private industry to steal trade secrets and spare themselves costly research and development expenses. In Among Enemies, author Luke Bencie warns readers to beware of such efforts.

Introduction to Security, Ninth Edition

- This primer surveys the diverse components that make up a security function. It begins with the history of the industry, the role of security, career opportunities, security education, and the impact of the terrorist attacks of 9-11.

Aviation & Maritime Security Intelligence

- This book provides a basic over­view of some intelligence functions in transportation security, but it omits a number of important elements.

Proactive Security Administration, 2nd edition

- The second edition of Proactive Security Administration revisits the basics of security management and adds current theory and emerging trends, including enterprise risk management; homeland security and emergency management; and compliance.

Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder

- Why do some systems, objects, or ideas fail when faced with stress while others not only withstand it, but actually grow or profit from the experience? Fragile things break when stressed; robust or resilient things withstand stress; and, according to author Nassim Taleb, an entirely different class that he terms anti­fragile actually improves when stressed.

Safeguarding Critical E-Documents: Implementing a Program for Securing Confidential Information Assets

- Author Robert Smallwood, executive director of the E-Records Institute at IMERGE Consulting, examines electronic information asset protection measures in Safeguarding Critical E-Documents. The book evaluates significant case studies, explains various risks and vulnerabilities, and covers a spectrum of useful topics.

U.S. Government Counterterrorism: A Guide to Who Does What

- This comprehensive book can help readers understand the vast and complex counterterrorism structure within the U.S. government. The authors discuss how the fight against terrorism has evolved from what was primarily a matter of diplomacy and law enforcement to an issue to be tackled with military solutions.

Cultural Property Security: Protecting Museums, Historic Sites, Archives, and Libraries

- While the focus of this book is cultural property protection, the author uses a “paint by numbers” method that allows the reader to use the asset protection process in most, if not all, other areas requiring security.

Counterterrorism

- Counterterrorism uses a multidisciplinary approach to explain all aspects of terrorism in the ever-changing modern world. The book examines the global threat of terrorism and the driving forces behind the measures implemented to combat its spread.
 




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