sec350 | undergraduate
Legal And Regulatory Issues In Security Management
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Policies and Procedures
- Explore the appropriate procedures for enforcing institutional policies.
- Determine the nature and types of sanctions that can be employed by private organizations.
- Examine the reasons for regulating the behaviors of employees and customers in various business environments.
- Describe the authority of an organization to develop regulatory policies and procedures.
Authority for Public and Private Police Personnel
- Identify the laws related to temporary detention and custodial arrest.
- Discuss the laws that govern search and seizure.
- Describe the use of force continuum and the authority to use force.
- Contrast the different limitations of the authority imposed on public officers and private security personnel.
- Evaluate the impact of the USA PATRIOT Act on security operations.
- Identify government agencies that may regulate various aspects of security operations.
- Describe the investigative process and sanctions associated with regulatory compliance.
- Review OSHA and worker's compensation regulations.
- Examine environmental regulations that impact security operations.
- Identify fundamental fire code and life safety regulations.
- Assess the value of developing internal investigation and compliance motivation capabilities.
- Identify basic provisions of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Review the elements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act and Affirmative Action.
- Analyze the significance of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Describe the laws related to sexual harassment in the workplace.
- Discuss the origin and authority of bureaucratic rules and regulations.
Civil Law and Liability
- Discuss the difference between civil and criminal law.
- Identify the fundamentals of tort law.
- Review the elements of contract law.
- Evaluate the potential for civil liability associated with security operations.
- Discuss the impact of security operations on an individual's right to privacy.
- Review case studies that demonstrate behaviors that incur civil liability.
- Examine how regulatory compliance, training, crime prevention and safety programs mitigate institutional liability and recognize the importance of meaningful documentation.
Ethical Concepts and Applications
- Explore perceptual differences and the application ethical concepts.
- Compare and contrast corporate social responsibility and ethics.
- Apply traditional ethical concepts to modern business and security operations.
- Review traditional theories of ethics.
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