This introductory text provides a thorough overview of the private security system. This edition includes crime prevention and its zones of protection - the theoretical framework that provides the bridge between private and public sector law enforcement. From the historical development and the professional nature of security and crime prevention to the legal aspects of private security, this well-rounded text covers basic elements of security and crime prevention. Includes photos, figures, tables and illustrations. Appendices include security job descriptions, crime awareness and campus security act of 1990, school lsafey resources, counterterrorism security checklist, terrorism risk assessment, risk identification procedures, selections from the private security task force report, checklist for security surveys.Collins, Pamela A. is the author of 'Principles of Security and Crime Prevention', published 2000 under ISBN 9780870843051 and ISBN 0870843052.