Chapter 2

Security Personnel

Abstract

Students are introduced to the 10 goals and standards outlined in the official Private Security Task Force Report and the new ASIS International guidelines, with the main focus geared toward the need for training. The need for detailed job descriptions and job evaluations for security officers is emphasized. Finally, issues concerning the selection of proprietary or contract security are discussed.

Keywords

Contract security; Hallcrest I and II; Private Security Task Force Report; Proprietary security; Recruitment; Training
Private security personnel currently greatly outnumber law enforcement personnel. Private security is one of the fastest growing occupations in the United States—a field in which you have chosen ...

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