Tourism-Oriented Policing and Protective Services

Tourism-Oriented Policing and Protective Services

Peter E. Tarlow (Texas A&M University, USA)
Release Date: December, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 310
ISBN13: 9781522575795|ISBN10: 1522575790|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522586692|EISBN13: 9781522575801|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7579-5


Many countries around the world rely on the tourism industry to support their economies, making the safety and protection of travelers and workers in the industry of paramount importance. However, few police departments around the world have special divisions dedicated to the protection of tourism, tourists, and tourist centers.

Tourism-Oriented Policing and Protective Services is a collection of innovative research on new methods and strategies for ensuring the security and safety of tourists, while also allowing law enforcement to take an active role in aiding the economic development of their city. While highlighting topics including visitor protection, cultural tourism, and security services, this book is ideally designed for government officials, policymakers, law enforcement, professionals within the tourism industry, academicians, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cultural Tourism
  • Economics
  • Law Enforcement
  • Private Security
  • Public Security
  • Security Professionals
  • Security Services
  • Technology
  • Tourism Policing
  • Visitor Protection
  • Visitor-Dependent Community

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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