About the author
Derk Boss is a well-respected gaming protection operator and consultant with more than twenty-eight years of experience within the gaming industry. He has served in executive positions in security, surveillance, and compliance capacities for American Casino and Entertainment Properties, Grand Casinos, Bally‘s, Aztar, Del Webb corporations, and Tropicana Entertainment. The surveillance teams trained and led by Boss have a proven track record of success in the detection of cheating, advantage play, and both internal and external theft and fraud. Boss has earned professional certification as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), and Certified Surveillance Professional (CSP). Presently, Derk serves on the Gaming and Wagering Council for ASIS International and is a past chairman for the Council.
He is currently the president of the International Association of Certified Surveillance Professionals (IACSP) and is one of its founding members. Derk is also a respected author, instructor, and speaker, specializing in the fields of surveillance training and methodology, gaming protection, loss prevention, and the detection of internal and external theft and fraud.
He has appeared as an expert on several television networks, including the Travel Channel and his technical articles have appeared in dozens of professional journals, including Security Management magazine, which is published by ASIS International. ASIS International is the largest organization for security professionals with more than 36,000 members worldwide. As a speaker, he has been featured at several international conferences including the Global Gaming Exposition, Gaming Operation Summit, and Biometric Summit. Derk currently resides in Evansville, Indiana where Derk is the Director of Security and Surveillance for Casino Aztar.
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