CJS 235 - Principles of Personal and Physical Security

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course will provide the student with a basic knowledge and understanding of personal and physical security to include the definitions, the need, the requirements, and review of the controls, techniques and tools. This course introduces participants to a broad, in-depth look at security planning and procedures. Students will develop skills in intelligence collection, surveillances, perimeter and crime scene security, principles of crowd and riot control, substance abuse recognition, theft, sabotage, and espionage. Additional topics may include computer security, electronic criminal investigations, firewalls and security software, as well as crime prevention techniques. Cross-referenced with HSM 235. (Sp)