Pharmacy/Retail Store Security

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Pharmacy/Retail Store Security Plan
Angie Huerta
November 10, 2010
CJS 250

Pharmacy/Retail Store Security Plan
Security, what does this mean? There are many definitions to this word. They are: 1-the state of being free from danger or injury; 2-a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment, the holder has the right to receive interest or dividends; 3-a department responsible for the security of the institution’s property and workers; 4-measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.; 5-defense against financial failure, financial independence; 6-freedom from anxiety or fear; 7-an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in; 8-property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation; and 9-a guarantee that an obligation will be met (, n.d.).  
Some of these definitions come in affect when it comes to the Retail/Pharmacy Store security plan. I have also included a floor plan and a list of threats. A risk assessment for each threat along with vulnerability gaps will be addressed. Countermeasures will be addressed for physical, information, and personnel security, liability issues, and departmental dependencies. There will also be an emergency plan and disaster response for a bomb threat and fire.
Pharmacy/Retail Store Floor Plans

  * Environmental Accidents
  * Vehicle Accidents
  * Fire
  * Theft or Fraud
  * Information Theft
  * Armed robbery/Burglary
  * Surveillance
  * Access Control
Risk Assessments
Fire and Environmental/Vehicle Accidents:
The entire store as well as the parking lot should have insurance for fire, floods, and any other environmental accidents that are not caused by a person or persons. The insurance policy for the building should be reviewed annually. All incidents should be documented and logged. The logs should be...