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History of Private Security
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The History of Private Security Neolithic period (7000-3000 B.C.) a. Ancient Sumerians like Egyptian pharaohs had private security guards b. Often these private guards develop into private armies and police forces Feudalism (700 A.D.-1700 A.D.) 1) System of land ownership and social stability 2) Shire Reeve
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Mycenaen age (1500-1200 B.C.) a. Ancient cities surrounded by high and thick walls. b. Typically characterized by 4 defenses i. Water moat or canal ii. Thick high wall and watch towers iii. Wall surrounding the palace iv. Walls of the palace itself c. Many instances of Egyptian architecture of CPTED d. Egyptian tombs example of security e. First target hardening example – Egyptian lock f. Greeks credited with use of keyholes, small keys, and warded locks.
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a. City designs – mountains as natural barriers b. Isolated communities resulted in formation of STATE c. Self-governing – result development of social contract d. Romans credited with establishing military like law and order (primarily for tax collection) e. August Caesar started elite body guards Praetorian Guard like our Secret Service f. Caesar formed night watchmen system – primary function to watch for fires and secondarily for burglaries and other crime related activities. g.
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