Effective Physical Security (3rd ed.)

by Lawrence J. Fennelly

Effective Physical Security, Third Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements to physical security protection. The book contains completely updated sections that have been carefully selected from the previous Butterworth-Heinemann publication, Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, 4E. Designed for easy reference, the Third Edition contains important coverage of environmental design, security surveys, locks, lighting, CCTV as well as a new chapter covering the latest in physical security design and planning for Homeland Security. The new edition continues to serve as a valuable reference for experienced security practitioners as well as students in undergraduate and graduate security programs.

  • Each chapter has been contributed to by top professionals in the security industry
  • Over 80 figures illustrate key security concepts discussed
  • Numerous appendices, checklists, and glossaries support the easy-to-reference organization
  • Each chapter has been contributed to by top professionals in the security industry
  • Over 80 figures illustrate key security concepts discussed
  • Numerous appendices, checklists, and glossaries support the easy-to-reference organization

  • Elsevier Science; December 2003
  • ISBN: 9780080470047
  • Edition: 3
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Effective Physical Security
  • Author: Lawrence J. Fennelly
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann

In The Press

For those basic components of physical security controls, one need look no further than the third edition of this work. – Security Management

Fennelly provides readers with a quick, easy-to-understand reference on security controls, design and management techniques. – Security Management

Numerous drawings capture the reader’s attention and ensure that each control will be well understood and implemented correctly – Security Management

…any security professional would benefit from the collection of knowledge and useful information assembled in this book. – Security Management

Fennelly has tapped into the experiences of many top security professionals to get a broad brush of knowledge… – Professional Safety

Each chapter has good depth and detailed information that is valuable to the general practitioner. – Professional Safety