Retail Security books, technical guides and reports
The Retail Manager's Guide to Crime and Loss PreventionThe Retail Manager's Guide to Crime and Loss Prevention: Protecting Your Business From Theft, Fraud and Violence is a thorough, easy-to-understand counter-crime guide for retail managers. Packed with succinct explanations of today's most popular crimes and proven identification and eradication strategies for eliminating them.
The Retail Loss Prevention Officer
Intruder AlarmsIntruder Alarms provides a definitive and fully up-to-date guide to the specification, systems design, integration, installation and maintenance of intruder alarm systems. It has been written to be the essential handbook for installation engineers and security professionals working in this rapidly expanding and developing area. The second edition includes new material on the use of remote signalling and networking and an expanded section on the integration of security systems, including real-world case studies. Information on police response policy, and the use of confirmed alarm technology has been updated, along with coverage of accreditation systems, NSI and ICON. This book has been endorsed by SITO (the UK's Security Industry Training Organisation) as a suitable text for students following the relevant SITO courses including the SITO / City & Guilds scheme 1851: Knowledge of Security and Emergency Alarm Systems.
The Complete Book of Electronic SecurityThis book shows you how to install and service all types of electronic security systems. You'll find step-by-step, crystal-clear installation instructions for: intruder and fire alarm systems; access control systems; home automation systems; closed-circuit TV; and more, with over 200 photos, drawings, and "at-a-glance tips" to make the material easy to understand.For the most complete coverage possible, are also included contributions from over a dozen of the world's leading security experts; practical job-finding and career-building tips; a sample certification test used in the United States and Canada Advice on starting and running an electronic security business; and a comprehensive glossary and lists of manufacturers, suppliers, and associations.
Guide to Security System Design and Equipment Selection and InstallationA Guide to Security System Design and Equipment Selection and Installation, 2ed is the first comprehensive reference for electronic security systems.In eight chapters, it guides the reader through selection, installation, testing, and maintenance of security equipment in 35 categories, from interior and exterior sensors to security systems, Each device explained in this book is broken down into sections covering its principles of operation, uses, applications, equipment types, and advantages and disadvantages.This important reference outlines the data objectively, enabling the reader to independently make informed judgments about competing bids or proposals, compile a brief, and design or maintain a security system.
Security Systems and Intruder AlarmsAn alarm system and total security coverage is today essential for every factory, business and shop. This book is a comprehensive guide to evaluating security needs, planning and purchasing a system, and managing a security system. It is essential reading for business managers, premises managers, shop owners, shopping centre managers, and security professionals. As well as a complete guide to alarm systems, including their installation, Vivian Capel explores all areas of security that should concern businesses, encompassing fire, fraud, liability claims, shoplifting, violence to staff and computer crime. The second edition is a long awaited revision that brings this popular guide up to date with the latest technology and recent developments in security strategy, such as the applications of CCTV. In addition, a case study has been added which provides the reader with an opportunity to test their own knowledge and judgement, with solutions provided at the end of the chapter.
Low Voltage Wiring for Security and Fire Alarm Systems"Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, Third Edition" is an A-Z reference on designing, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting modern security and fire alarm systems.It covers residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. It includes safety tips, regulations, emerging technologies, estimating and bidding, and more.The CD-ROM contains sample forms, checklists, fully-searchable glossary, and hot-linked industry reference URLs.
Understanding and Servicing Alarm SystemsUnderstanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, Third Edition has seen the alarm industry enter the computer age. With its coverage of microcomputerized controls, sophisticated detection devices, methods of alarm reporting, that second edition broke new ground. Now completely updated to reflect the security industry's most high-tech advances, the third edition of Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, continues on the road of educating the alarm dealer, installer, and technician.