Case Study: Perimeter Protection Plan

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Perimeter Protection Plan: Case Study

Physical Security

Instructor: Morris Cotton/ SEC410

Rapheal G. Tolver

University of Phoenix

College of Criminal Justice and Security

November 25th, 2013

Perimeter Protection Plan: Case Study

On a normal sunny day in Jefferson County Colorado April 20th, 1999 twelve students were brutally murdered, additionally 24 were taken to area hospitals with life threatening injuries. The two students that carefully planned and initiated the attacks were believed to be a part of a devil worshiping camaraderie. A total of 99 explosive devices were found rigged in cars and throughout the school. The
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Strict policy and low tolerance. Security vigilance. Random hourly patrols by the proposed security company. See Figure B.

Bomb Threat

Follow bomb threat policy and procedures in the (OPM) Operations Procedure manual that will be approved by property managers for the security officers to refer to.
Power Failure
Follow university policy. Ensure that each resident knows the proper protocols per signs.

Access Control Intrusion

Assume all intruders pose an imminent threat. Follow the intruder until the situation is rectified.

Active Shooter


Evacuate students to residents if possible. Involve public law enforcement. Ensure that no one attempts to disarm the gunman that is not an affiliated public law enforcement officer.

Figure A.

Proposing Contractual Security

Private and public security systems were essentially created to deter potential offenders, and enforce societal rules and laws. According to, (Purpura, 2003; Simonsen, 1998). The theoretical foundation for security is based on several behavioral assumptions or beliefs about human behavior. (P.89) Priority levels can vary depending on the need of the contract or business. What are you protecting? What organizations are you responsible for
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