barriers may be installed, and a clear zone is set up between each.
Intrusion detection and antipersonnel devices may be installed in the zones.
They increase detection and repelling capabilities.
Sometimes it is
impossible to have adequate clear zones because of property lines or natural
or man-made features.
Then it may be necessary to increase the height or
complexity of the perimeter barrier.
You may need to increase security
intrusion detection devices. These need to be placed along that portion of
PART B - PROTECTIVE LIGHTING
a. Protective lighting provides the same protection in the dark like
that maintained during the day.
This safeguard serves as a deterrent to
thieves and vandals, and it makes the job of the saboteur more difficult.
b. Protective lighting is only one element in a physical security
Therefore, an analysis of each case will reveal which security
protection or combination provides the security needed.
c. Security duties are carried out better with the aid of protective
Such duties include the identification of badges and people at
Other duties are the inspection of vehicles and detection of
intruders. Also, the inspection of suspicious circumstances is aided by such
Areas Requiring Protective Lighting.
they must have it on a permanent basis.
Such lighting should be placed at
perimeter and access control points.
b. Arms storage facilities and rooms, motor pool bays, and hangers that
have weapons stored on board must have security lighting.
areas for vehicles or aircraft having stored weapons also need this lighting.
c. Other places which may need such lighting include pier and dock
areas, vital buildings, and warehouses.
Banks, finance and accounting
offices, helipads and hangers, and medical facilities may also need it.
a. Lighting is inexpensive to maintain.
b. Protective lighting may reduce the need for security forces.
c. Such lighting provides personal protection for forces.
It does so
by reducing the advantages of concealment and surprise for an intruder.