Need help with my writing homework on Criminal Justice, Issues within Security Management Practice and Personal Security. Write a 2000 word paper answering; Risk assessment of security needs is a qualitative analysis and its first and major step requires attaining detailed and credible information and analysis of security needs (Ortmeier, 2005). The first stage of the risk assessment process requires the management to list out a broad range of anticipated threats that can pose some level of risk to the business. It is imperative to conduct detailed research work to have a complete awareness of the issues associated with the security scenario of the organization and its operating environment. The data and information regarding past security incidents are collected through different relevant resources. The security-related incidents that occurred at the site, within the business or within the same industry are considered and reviewed to determine the patterns and nature of criminal behavior (Peltier, 2002).
The loss occurred to the company and others affecting the incidents are also calculated and reviewed. It is also essential that interviews should be conducted with the company management, insurance agency personnel, and local emergency administration to identify the applicable risks. Furthermore, the safety records and legal judgments involving the organization are scrutinized to understand the organization’s legal position in case of exposure to any security issue. The criminal data and rate of crimes that took place within the industry are also studied. Along with the examination of the security incidents already happened to the organization or industry, it is also important to consider the threats that have not occurred yet but still pose challenge to the business due to their applicability on the basis of nature of the business or due to some social or political issue (Peltier, 2002).
In the next step, the management is supposed to narrow down .the list giving importance to most applicable threats. The security risks or threats identified in the first step are classified in different categories including probable, possible and unlikely