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May
2015

ASIS Victoria Speaker Quoted in Media

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Those attending the breakfast earlier this week will note that Judge Eugene Hyman (Ret.) amongst other things is credited with being the founder of domestic violence courts in the USA. In a media interview yesterday on ABC radio Judge Hyman calls for specialised courts to deal with domestic violence.

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27

May
2015

Security of Business Premises - Risk Principles

Victoria Police advise that businesses adopting risk management principles can reduce crime against the business, staff and customers. The strategies introduced are often contingent on the type of business such as those trading overnight, handling cash, frequented by the young, etc. The location can also contribute to risk.

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26

May
2015

Our Biggest and Best Event Yet!

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Our May breakfast sponsored by Nab featured two outstanding speakers - Judge Eugene Hyman (Ret.) from the USA presented on Court Security and Steve Van Aperen on the Detection of Deceit. In total 71 delegates attended.

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24

May
2015

Shop Theft, An Ongoing Problem That Can Be Minimised

Data throughout Australia reveals ongoing concerns regarding non-violent shop theft, otherwise known as "shoplifting". The Australian Institute of Criminology report over 500,000 incidents nationally and Victoria Police contend growth rates now record 50,000 incidents annually.

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19

Apr
2015

Principles for Effective Protective Security Practice

An effective protective security environment should provide the basis for a safe and secure workplace. It should be aimed at minimising potential risk exposures to physical, personnel and information-related assets. Each workplace needs to have a site-specific strategy as a “one size fits all” approach is inappropriate and actually can increase risk.

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11

Apr
2015

Violence in Healthcare: Is Anything Changing?

In 2011 the Victorian Government’s Inquiry into Violence and Security Arrangement in Victorian Hospitals was published. A substantial part of the report focused on security in hospitals and that a “one size fits all” approach is inappropriate in minimising security-related risks including the risk of violence.

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