An accident is an unfortunate event caused unintentionally by a human agent.
causes of crime
All types of crime are potential threats. however, security personnel most often deal with with the detection of crimes involving theft (larceny). burgulary, trespassing, vandalism, embezzlement, compter crime, substance abuse ,assult, robbery, and various forms of fraud and economic crime.
occurs when an individual or group disrupts the normal peace and tranquility of a community or the operations of bussiness or organization.
Potential responsibility for payment of damages or other court - ordered enforcement as a result of a ruling in a lawsuit. Civil liability is not the same as criminal liability, which means "open to punishment for a crime."
classification of fire
is determined in occordance with the type of combustibles involved.
compensatory damages are designed to compansate the petitionerfor actual losses incurred.
behavior that is codified as criminal today .
crime prevention strategies
increasing the effort needed to commit crime, increasing the risk of committing crime, reducing the rewards of crime, inducing guilt, reducing provocation, and removing excuses
is any human activity that violates an environmental criminal statue.
includes exposure to hazardous materials, conventional and nuclear power failures, gas line or water main breaks.
fire prevention refers to policies and practices that focus on preventing a fire from occuring.
fire protection involves minimizing personal injury and damage to property once the fire has started.
The three components of the fire triangle are heat, fuel, and oxegen.
losses may occur mistakenly an unintentionally through human error.
The crime is committed when an imposter fraudulently uses another's personnel information to obtain credit, merchandise, or services in the name of the victim.
included the violent crimes of murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggervated assult as well as the so- called nonviolent crimes of burglary, larceny(theft), and auto theft.
National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
Today National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) information is collected by the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of the cencus.
National Incident- Based Reporting System (NIBRS)
.Thhe NIBRS requires more detailed reports.In respons to criticisms of the UCR and the NCVS, the FBI introduced and began accepting crime data for the National Incident -Based Reporting system.
involves any sudden, extraordinary misfourtune in nature
Occupational Safety and Health Act
The Act established the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and outlined specific requirements for employers.
is defined as any relatively permanent group of individuals that systematically engage in illegal activities and provide illegal services.
products of combustion
products of combustion include flame, heat, smoke, an invisible toxic gases.
juries assign punitive damages to punish the respondent in a lawsuit, thus sending a strong message of disapproval.
What is commonly referred to as street crime includes offenses offenses such as murder, forcible rape, robbery, aggraved assult, burgulary, autotheft, larceny, and arson.
liability may arise from situations and events associated with errors and ommisions, as well as claims of wrongful termination, workplace violence, and sexual harassment.
refers to the inapproate ingestion of toxic and controlled substances into the human body.
symptoms of substance abuse
include significant changes in personnel appearence , sudden and irrational flare-ups, unusual degrees of activity or inactivity, as well as sudden and dramatic changes in disipline and job performance.
terrorism is not a new phenomenon it has been one of the darkest features of human behavior since the beginning of recorded history.
A transborder flow occurs when an event in one country impacts the environment in another country.
Uniform Crime Report (UCR)
the system was designed to identify major crime trends by comparing seven crimes included in Part I of the Uniform Crime Report.
In other cases, organizations or third parties may be held liable for the actions of others with whom they have a relationship.
generally includes offenses in which the participants enter into the activity voluntary (Siegal,2001).
white collar crime
crime committed by people of high social position in the course of their occupations
is now a commonly used term defined generally as violence upon a person that occurs in the workplace.