Local commanders must ensure that all reasonable precautions are taken to safeguard the people and property of
their command. Each commander designates a physical security manager to coordinate physical security matters.
Physical Security Manager's Responsibilities
Each physical security officer must formulate a security plan, supervise physical security inspections, coordinate
for security equipment and personnel, and review plans for new construction and modifications.
To develop a complete and concise security program, the security manager should review the requirements for
planning security measures. These include the following elements:
The current mission.
Possible mission changes.
The vulnerability of the stored materials.
Impacts on operations.
The security manager should also review the layout of the storage area, paying special attention to the following
Entry control points.
Intrusion detection systems.
Perimeter defensive positions.
Finally, the security manager should review possible security threats, both natural and human.
Natural threats may either greatly reduce the effect of existing security measures or require an increase in security
requirements. Natural threats include the following.
Snow and ice.