cjs250 | undergraduate
Introduction To Security
This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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- Propose countermeasures for specific threats.
- Recognize security as an ongoing process.
- Differentiate between threats and risk.
- Recognize vulnerability gaps.
Security as a system and an objective
- Identify the five components of the overall security objective.
- Identify types of risk management options.
- Describe the three models of physical security
- Assess the effectiveness of physical security features in a target environment.
- Discuss the use of technology in physical security.
Personnel and Security Management
- Evaluate safe working conditions.
- Explain the role of policies and procedures in security management.
- Describe the responsibilities of security managers.
Private Security and Law Enforcement
- Compare and contrast private and public space.
- Examine the relationship between private and public police.
- Explain the role of public relations and professionalism in the security industry.
The Security Plan
- Prepare an integrated security plan for a specific target environment.
Legal and liability issues
- Discuss the role of personnel in emergency response plans.
- Distinquish between criminal, civil, and administrative law.
- Describe the range and limitations of criminal procedure for the security professional.
- Explain tort law.
Integration and Target Environments
- Discuss the implications of security component integration.
- Compare and contrast security considerations for different environments.
- Assess security in specific settings.
History of Private Security
- Explain the development of laws to protect citizenry.
- Recognize the impact of Allan Pinkerton.
- Describe the overlap between public and private security.
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