Security professionals have similar functions and duties as the police, but do not share the same level of authority in criminal procedure. What are the differences between private and public police in their level of authority? What are the limitations security professionals must recognize?
What role should non-security personnel play in an emergency plan and disaster response? Should these roles be included in a procedures manual? Why or why not? How can a company or organization balance safety and liability issues with the use of non-security personnel during a disaster or emergency? Explain your answer.