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Jane's facility security handbook
Kozlow, Christopher, 1965-
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Alexandria, Va. : Jane's Information Group, [2000]

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320 pages ; 16 cm
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Comprehensive yet easy-to-use guidebook designed to help you prepare for and manage disasters of all kinds. Written by an international team of experts from law enforcement, emergency management, counter-terrorism, risk management and security, this unique guide is an essential tool for anyone responsible for facility management.

Table of Contents

Chapter I Terrorism Primer
Terrorism: Definitions and Terms
The Terrorist Threatp. 3
Terrorism Definedp. 5
Counter Terrorism Definedp. 9
Terrorist Organization and Structurep. 12
Typical Terrorist Organizationp. 14
Types of Terrorist Groupsp. 16
Terrorist Objectivesp. 17
Terrorist Tactics and Targets
Terrorist Tacticsp. 20
Potential Terrorist Targetsp. 30
Chapter II Security Planning
Facility Security Planning
Introductionp. 39
Performing a Security Surveyp. 40
Planning for Bomb Threats and Incidentsp. 44
Search Teamsp. 50
Anti-Terrorism Surveyp. 55
Workplace Security Surveyp. 58
Chapter III Buildings Security
Threats to Buildings from Terrorist Attack
Introductionp. 73
Likely Target Structuresp. 75
Terrorist Threats to Building Securityp. 77
Why Buildings are Vulnerable to Terrorist Attackp. 83
Vulnerability Assessment: Building Profilep. 91
Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Techniquesp. 94
Hardening a Targetp. 97
Securing Access and Entry Pointsp. 101
Chapter IV Hospitals
Hospital Security Planningp. 107
Step 1 The Planning Processp. 108
Step 2 Planning Checklistsp. 111
Step 3 Response Foldersp. 114
Step 4 Emergency Tasksp. 122
Event Recognitionp. 126
Hospital Incident Managementp. 127
Public Safety Responsep. 132
Planning for Different Types of Attacksp. 137
Chapter V Educational Institutions
Educational Institutions
Definitionsp. 141
It Could Happen! What Do We Do First?p. 144
Vulnerability and Hazard Analysisp. 146
Action Planning Checklistp. 149
Responding to Crisisp. 151
Direction and Controlp. 155
Command Postp. 157
Overall School Responsibilityp. 161
Before Help Arrivesp. 165
Emergency Procedures
Direction and Controlp. 166
Responding in the Aftermath of Crisisp. 170
Crisis Procedure Checklistp. 172
Chapter VI Transportation Systems
Introductionp. 175
Transportation Infrastructurep. 175
Security Issues and Transport Systemsp. 177
Response to a Crisis, Attack or Disasterp. 179
Initial Assessmentp. 181
Target Folder/Response Information Folderp. 184
Terrorism and Attacks Against Transit Systemsp. 185
Recording Threatsp. 189
Searchesp. 191
Incident Objectives for Terrorist Attackp. 193
Scene Security Concernsp. 194
CBRN Incident Indicatorsp. 198
Chapter VII Utilities
Introductionp. 203
Utility Companies as Targetsp. 203
Step 1 The Planning Processp. 206
Step 2 Planning Checklistsp. 207
Step 3 Response Foldersp. 212
Step 4 Emergency Tasksp. 218
Terrorist Weapon Systemsp. 222
Chapter VIII Entertainment Facilities
Introductionp. 231
Planning Stepsp. 231
Step 1 The Planning Processp. 232
Step 2 Planning Checklistsp. 233
Step 3 Response Foldersp. 240
Step 4 Initial Actions On-Scenep. 246
Immediate Actionsp. 248
Bomb Threats and Bomb Incidentsp. 251
Possible Weapon Types and Tacticsp. 253
Chapter IX Special Events
Introductionp. 259
Terrorism and Special Eventsp. 260
Public Order and Special Eventsp. 261
Sports Violence and Special Eventsp. 262
Planning for Special Eventsp. 263
Threat Assessmentsp. 268
Minimum Intelligence Requirementsp. 272
Disorder and Special Eventsp. 275
Crowd Compositionp. 277
Chemical, Biological and Radiological Attacksp. 281
CBRN Incident Indicatorsp. 283
Chapter X Response
Response to a Terrorist Incident
First Response Incident Phases
Introductionp. 287
First Response Incident Phasesp. 288
Initial and Response Actionp. 292
Management of a Terrorist Incidentp. 302
History of Incident Management and Commandp. 304
Incident Commander Role and Responsibilitiesp. 309
Appendix A Glossary of Acronymsp. 317