Hold Ups Prevention
Camera surveillance has recently gained prominence in policy proposals on combating terrorism. We evaluate the instrument based on a comparative perspective and previous evidence on crime
CCTV effectiveness as a situational crime prevention
Camera surveillance is probably the most rapidly spreading and, at the same time, one of the most controversial instruments in security policy today. This fast-developing technology basically enables
We must have a reputation for being easy targets because hold-ups at our stores have reached an
The shop assistant discretely pushes the hidden Alert button when she sees people with balaclavas enter the shop. The ROM Operator assesses the situation and immediately calls the police to site. The offenders are apprehended as soon as they exit the store. After news of the failed hold-up makes the local radio and newspaper, no further incidents occur.
How to Negotiate Using the FBI’s 5-Step Hostage Strategy
Shut Up and Listen
1) Active Listening
5) Behavioral Change
The strategy is called the stairway model and was developed by the FBI for negotiating in hostage situations, where emotions run high and rational thinking is often absent.