Chapter 2 Core Competencies to Initiate Effective Protection Programs
Private security is more than twice the size of federal, state, and local law enforcement combined.
—The Hallcrest Report II
Security activities for an organization are often centered within a department concerned with delivering value to the organization through services. As the previous chapter indicated, much flux occurs both in the nature of organizations themselves and within various departments providing such services. Still, some generalizations can be made that will be appropriate for various types of managerial situations. This chapter will examine the means whereby organizations with dedicated security departments are organized to serve the entire operation. The ...