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Introduction to executive protection, 2d ed.


Introduction to executive protection, 2d ed.

June, Dale L.

CRC / Taylor & Francis


444 pages




Former US Secret Service agent June, now a professor of human behavior, criminal justice, and terrorism courses at universities in the Los Angeles area, explores the psychology, philosophy, and professionalism of the field of close personal protection. He draws on his many years of experience in the field to give an overview of conditions that shape a close personal protection program, interspersing material with inspirational quotes, spiritual poetry, and literary references from the West and the East. Coverage includes psychological perspectives on security, medical issues, legal considerations, ethics and conduct, and team building, as well as specific situations such as terrorism, kidnapping, and bomb threats. Learning features include chapter summaries and review questions, a glossary, and preparation checklists. This second edition contains nine new chapters. The audience for the book includes security professionals and students of psychology and organizational behavior.

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