Chapter_16 - Large Quantity Theft: occurs with people who...

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Transportation/Cargo Security Chapter 16
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Role of Private Security (pg. 298) Bulk of problems lie within the security systems in place within the transit system Solutions to the problem vary because of the unique situations within the shipping system Cargo theft exist when the three C’s are present: 1. Confusion 2. Conspiracy 3. Common denominator (dishonest employee)
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Accountability Procedures There are certain things that can be done to help cut down on Cargo theft: Invoice System (pg. 299) Separation of Functions (pg. 299) Controlling Driver Loading (pg. 300)
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Theft and Pilferage Targets of Theft (pg. 300): must identify “hot products” or other items of interest to thieves, and step up security in those areas. Pilferage (pg. 301): As much as 80% of cargo theft losses are the result of a series of minor thefts. This can be vary difficult to detect. Deterring Pilferage (pg. 301): Accountability controls are very effective. Movement in cargo areas must be strictly controlled.
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Unformatted text preview: Large Quantity Theft: occurs with people who are trying to make a profit. They know what they want and often receive help from employees through bribes and compensation. Terminal Operations are very susceptible to cargo theft due to the high volume of traffic in the area. There is a great deal of interaction between drivers and dock workers. Can lead to collusion. Planning for Security (pg. 305 and 306) Factors to be considered in planning security: Controlled, Limited, and Exclusion Areas Pass Systems Vehicle Control Security Surveys Inspections Education Cargo in Transit (pgs. 307 to 314) This section discusses the threat of hijacking and sabotage Including are procedures for protecting liability as well as different security measures that can be implemented. Also included is the impact terrorism has had on the different aspects of the transportation industry....
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