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Discuss the theoretical foundation for security and the reasons for the tremendous growth in security services. In your response discuss the increase in the types of crimes encountered by security personnel, tying them in with particular theories when possible.

Introduction to Security Operations and Management (3rd Edition) P.J. Ortmeier

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According to Ortmeier, the theoretical foundation for security is based on many factors but predominantly, the theory in having security states that it will prevent and minimize the amount of losses and deter criminal activity if instituted properly (Ortmeier, 2008). The presence of an active and able security force is required for almost all organizations in today's high risk environment.

The tremendous ...

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According to Ortmeier, the theoretical foundation for security is based on many factors but predominantly, the theory in having security states that it will prevent and minimize the amount of losses and deter criminal activity if instituted properly (Ortmeier, 2008).

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