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Author McGovern, Glenn.

Title Protective operations : a handbook for security and law enforcement / Glenn P. McGovern
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 202 pages) : illustrations
Contents Breaking the mindset -- Policy and procedure considerations -- Use of force -- Leaving the scene of a shooting -- Duty to provide medical attention -- Leaving the scene of a collision -- Use of impact weapons and pepper spray -- Emergency vehicle use -- Code 3 equipment -- Qualified immunity -- specialized vehicle uses -- Specialized weapon use -- Explosive device incidents -- Endnotes -- Weapons, vehicles, and equipment -- Basic equipment -- Pistol -- Submachine guns -- Long guns -- Shotguns -- Scopes -- Edged weapons -- Other equipment -- Medical considerations -- Vehicles -- Vehicle maintenance -- Manufacturing issues -- Endnotes -- Training for the adversary -- physiological/perception changes and effects on the human body -- Basic concepts -- Immediate action drills -- Fire superiority -- Breaking contact -- Prolonged engagements -- Ammunition concerns -- Types of attack to train for -- Training the team -- Close-quarter battle -- Gunfighting -- Counter sniper -- Edged-weapon attack -- Counter booby trap -- Counter swarming -- Shooting from a vehicle -- Motorcycle-based attacks -- Trauma response -- Hand-to-hand basics -- Tactical driving -- Practical exercises -- Training to conduct an attack -- Endnotes -- Assessing the risk and threat of hostile organizations -- Assessing a hostile organization -- The "what if" analysis -- The "red team" analysis -- Predictive analysis -- The targeted attack cycle -- Endnotes -- The protective advance -- Static locations -- In transit -- Sniper threat -- Threats from explosives -- Endnotes -- Operational security (OPSEC) -- Counterintelligence -- Routes and advance planning -- Safe houses -- Team and team member OPSEC -- Situational awareness -- Endnotes -- Overt versus covert details -- Endnotes -- Surveillance detection -- Surveillance basics -- The surveillance detection process (static and mobile) -- Behavior patterns -- Running the surveillance detection operation -- Analytical function -- Surveillance detection combined with protection -- Passive surveillance detection -- Training for surveillance detection -- Endnotes? Levels of protection and the cessation of protection -- Endnotes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Assassination -- Prevention
Crime prevention.
Kidnapping -- Prevention
Police patrol.
Protective custody.
Assassination -- Prevention.
Crime prevention.
Kidnapping -- Prevention.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Law Enforcement.
Police patrol.
Protective custody.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010048797
ISBN 1439851727
9781439851722