Protection Security and Safeguards

Author: Dale L. June
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439869545
Format: PDF
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Much has changed on the security landscape since the last edition of this book was published in 2000. Today’s security personnel face greater demands than ever before and are expected to be more highly trained and educated. Updated to reflect the heightened security climate of the current age, Protection, Security, and Safeguards: Practical Approaches and Perspectives, Second Edition offers a critical survey of the field, introduces proven procedures, and explores the latest advances for security practitioners. Highlights of the book include: Psychological perspectives on security issues The professional requirements of security officers and executive protection agents Case studies of unusual security scenarios Guidance on performing a threat assessment under immediate situations Workplace violence prevention and response programs The role of security consultants Defensive tactics for protecting clients and personal self-defense Residence security, airline security, corporate investigations, and motorcade procedures Real stories from K-9 handlers Safeguards against identity theft and counterfeiting Tips on getting hired as a security professional Edited by a former U.S. Secret Service Agent, the book includes contributions from professionals in all walks of the security industry. The diverse array of topics in this volume provide a scintillating view of the challenging field of security and the people who make up today’s security workforce.

What They Didn t Teach at the Academy

Author: Dale L. June
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439869219
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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While professional courses and how-to manuals can prepare us for expected events that will occur in the course of our careers, there remains an untapped reservoir of life experience that cannot be prepared for in training or study. These events and experiences give texture and meaning to our work and shape our character. Filled with stories of courage and inspiration, What They Didn't Teach at the Academy: Topics, Stories, and Reality Beyond the Classroom looks at experiences encountered by public safety and military professionals that were not necessarily encompassed in their training or realistically portrayed in simulations. Topics raised in the stories include: A doctor confronting her own debilitating and potentially fatal disease Cultural awareness and safe travel Suicide among law enforcement officers Departmental harassment of a new police recruit Coping with an addicted spouse Posttraumatic stress disorder Life as a K-9 handler The effect of work obligations on marriage and family Conflicts between moral beliefs and professional principles Debunking myths about Islam The book also examines coping mechanisms for stress and discusses the importance of observation, perception, and communication in facing challenging encounters. Through this collection of vignettes and philosophies, the contributors demonstrate that the lessons of life are not taught in colleges, universities, and academies but through hard experience.

Safeguarding Child Protection and Abuse in Sport

Author: Melanie Lang
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134118864
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The safeguarding of children and young people participating in sport has become an increasingly prominent concern in policy-making and research communities around the world. Major organisations such as the IOC and UNICEF now officially recognize that children in sport can be at risk of exploitation and abuse, and this concern has led to the emergence of new initiatives and policies aimed at protecting vulnerable young people and athletes. This book is the first to comprehensively review contemporary developments in child protection and safeguarding in sport on a global level. The book is divided into two parts. Part One critically analyses current child protection and safeguarding policy and practice in sport across a range of countries, including the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, China and Germany, providing a global context for current policy and practice. This represents the most comprehensive review to date of the landscape of child protection and safeguarding in sport and provides a starting point for critical international comparisons. Part Two explores a range of issues related to child protection and safeguarding in sport, including many not covered in previous books, such as emotional abuse, injury and over-training. While in many instances the impetus for policy in this area has arisen from concerns about sexual abuse, the second part of this book therefore opens up a broader, more holistic approach to child and athlete welfare. By bringing together many of the leading researchers working in child and athlete protection in sport from around the world, this book is important reading for all advanced students, researchers, policy-makers or practitioners working in youth sport, physical education, sports coaching, coach education or child protection.

Introduction to Executive Protection

Author: Dale L. June
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420043463
Format: PDF
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Although it is impossible to account and plan for every potential threat, security breach, or scenario that may occur, it is possible to reduce the chance of malevolence claiming the life of your protectee. In the potentially dangerous but highly rewarding profession of close personal protection, critical thinking and a dispassionate evaluation of actions, situations, and events is often the difference between life and death. Thought-provoking Stimulating the reevaluation of traditional strategies and development of independent, adaptable approaches to the unpredictable threat of attack, Introduction to Executive Protection, Second Edition goes a step beyond the basic foundational concepts of the original. Exploring the psychology, philosophy, and professionalism of the modern close personal protection agent, the author uses the real life experiences of veterans in the field to highlight key considerations that will take security and protection into the future. Informative After defining the parameters and the changing role of the personal protection agent, the author reviews the historical and contextual importance of the need for security. He gives detailed insight into identifying the potentially dangerous subject; securing the protectee's home, office, and vehicle; and recognizing and reacting to an ambush. Specific chapters address new levels of threat including terrorism, kidnapping, and bomb threats. Practical Providing realistic information on medical emergencies both natural and malicious, the book dedicates several chapters to outlining the character and conduct of the professional protection agent. It gives practical, common sense advice on day-to-day protocols and instructs in the necessary interpersonal skills that are crucial to the job. Each chapter concludes with a summary and review questions. The appendices provide an extensive glossary of terms, as well as checklists for effective preparation, self-assessment, and "after action" analysis.

Strategic and Practical Approaches for Information Security Governance Technologies and Applied Solutions

Author: Gupta, Manish
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466601981
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Organizations, worldwide, have adopted practical and applied approaches for mitigating risks and managing information security program. Considering complexities of a large-scale, distributed IT environments, security should be proactively planned for and prepared ahead, rather than as used as reactions to changes in the landscape. Strategic and Practical Approaches for Information Security Governance: Technologies and Applied Solutions presents high-quality research papers and practice articles on management and governance issues in the field of information security. The main focus of the book is to provide an organization with insights into practical and applied solutions, frameworks, technologies and practices on technological and organizational factors. The book aims to be a collection of knowledge for professionals, scholars, researchers and academicians working in this field that is fast evolving and growing as an area of information assurance.

A Handbook of Children and Young People s Participation

Author: Barry Percy-Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135267634
Format: PDF, ePub
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A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation brings together key thinkers and practitioners from diverse contexts across the globe to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children’s participation. Promoting the participation of children and young people – in decision-making and policy development, and as active contributors to everyday family and community life – has become a central part of policy and programme initiatives in both majority and minority worlds. This book presents the most useful recent work in children’s participation as a resource for academics, students and practitioners in childhood studies, children’s rights and welfare, child and family social work, youth and community work, governance, aid and development programmes. The book introduces key concepts and debates, and presents a rich collection of accounts of the diverse ways in which children’s participation is understood and enacted around the world, interspersed with reflective commentaries from adults and young people. It concludes with a number of substantial theoretical contributions that aim to take forward our understanding of children’s participation. The emphasis throughout the text is on learning from the complexity of children’s participation in practice to improve our theoretical understanding, and on using those theoretical insights to challenge practice, with the aim of realising children’s rights and citizenship more fully.