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The Professional Protection Officer: Practical Security Strategies and Emerging Trends

by International Foundation for Protection Officers

The Professional Protection Officer, the successor to our Protection Officer Training Manual, is a comprehensive training guide and instructional text that covers all of the subjects essential to the effective training of protective officers. This material, now in its eighth edition, has been class-tested for many years and has been the training manual for the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) since 1988. The new book contains brand new chapters on the most significant issues facing the protection officer today, including Central Alarm Stations, Communications, Surveillance, Access Control, Detection Equipment, Apprehension and Detention Procedures, and Information Security. Written by leading security trainers and educators, The Professional Protection Officer retains the exceptional organization and coverage of previous versions and adds critical updates and fresh pedagogy, as well as hundreds of diagrams, illustrations and self-quizzes. This new book is tailored for the training and certification needs of first-line security officers and supervisors throughout the private and public security industry.

The Protection Officer Training Manual (7th edition)

by International Foundation for Protection Officers

This revised edition retains the exceptional organization and coverage of the previous editions and is designed for the training and certification needs of first-line security officers and supervisors throughout the private and public security industry. * Completely updated with coverage of all core security principles * Course text for the Certified Protection Officer (CPO) Program * Includes all new sections on information security, terrorism awareness, and first response during crises.

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