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Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats / Edition 3

Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats / Edition 3

by Jeffrey Price, Jeffrey Forrest
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Practical Aviation Security is a complete guide to the aviation security system, from crucial historical events, to policies and policy makers, to major terrorist and criminal acts that have shaped the procedures in use today, to the tip-of-the-spear technologies that are shaping the future. Case studies and practical security measures in use at airports all over the world illustrate effective methods and fundamental principles involved in designing and implementing a security system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128042939
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/10/2016
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 598
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jeffrey C. Price, MA, CM, ACE-Security, is a recognized authority on aviation security. He is a Professor in the Aviation and Aerospace Science Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He has worked in the field for over 20 years, most recently as a trainer for the certification programs of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). His company, Leading Edge Strategies, has conducted the Airport Security Coordinator Training School. Jeff is also the original author of the Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Security program, as well as the lead author of the new Certified Member (CM) Body of Knowledge, and trains both the ACE Security and CM programs. Jeff entered airport management in the Operations Department at Stapleton International Airport in 1992, worked in operations and developed the initial airfield manager training programs for DIA, then helped open Denver International Airport in 1995. He served as the Assistant Security Director until 1998, then moved to Jefferson County Airport as the Director of Public Relations, Marketing and Property Management. He was appointed the Airport Manager at Jefferson County Airport in 1999 and served until 2002. He also was appointed to a term on the Colorado Aeronautics Board.

Jeffrey Forrest, PhD, is the Chair of Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science at Metropolitan State University of Denver, CO, USA. He is co-author of Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats and has been active in designing, teaching, and managing aviation education and research programs for over 25 years.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Introduction xv

Preface xvii

Acknowledgments xxi

Companion Website xxiii

1 Overview of the Aviation Industry and Security in the Post-9-11 World 1

Introduction 2

The Aviation Industry: An Overview 3

Aircraft Operations: An Overview 8

Airports: An Overview 14

Agencies and Organizations 20

Concluding Remarks 38

2 Crime and Terrorism in Aviation: A Retrospective 41

Introduction 42

Historical Context on Acts of Air Terror 43

Conclusion 80

3 Policies and Procedures: The Development of Aviation Security Practices 83

Introduction 84

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 85

ICAO Annex 17: Security 86

International Aviation Policies 108

Conclusion 116

4 The Role of Government in Aviation Security 119

Introduction 120

Transportation Security Regulations (TSRs) 121

Part 1500: Aviation Security 121

Part 1503: Enforcement Actions 121

Part 1520: Security Sensitive Information 122

Part 1540: General Operations 123

How Regulations Are Changed 125

Domestic and Regional Aviation Security 131

Department of Homeland Security 132

Customs, Immigrations, and Agricultural Enforcement Agencies 133

Federal Security Director (FSD) 135

Federal Air Marshals 137

Federal Bureau of Investigation 139

Other Federal Agencies 141

State Aeronautical Agencies 142

Local Law Enforcement 143

Conclusion 145

5 Commercial Aviation Airport Security 147

Introduction 148

Challenge of Commercial Airport Security in the United States 148

Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) 149

Airport Security Program 151

Security Operations 158

Credentialing 174

Personnel Identification Systems176

Training 178

Security Tools and Considerations 182

Conclusion 188

6 Introduction to Screening 189

Introduction 190

Evolution of Screening in the United States 191

Sterile Area 197

Screening Checkpoint Operations and Design 198

Screening: Terminal Operations and Profiling 206

Conclusion 219

7 Passenger and Baggage Screening 221

Screening Passenger and Carry-On Baggage 222

Screening Checked Baggage and Cargo 228

Special Issues in Screening 244

Conclusion 250

8 Commercial Aviation Aircraft Operator Security 253

Introduction 254

Airline Security: Historical Context 254

Aircraft Operators Standard Security Program (AOSSP) 256

Applicability of the Regulations 256

Subpart B: Security Program 257

Law Enforcement Operations Related to Airline Security 267

Aircraft Security Requirements 275

Airline Employee Safety 276

Title 49 CFR Part 1546 Foreign Air Carrier Security 287

Additional Considerations of Foreign Air Carrier Operations 289

Conclusion 292

9 General Aviation Airport Security 295

Introduction 295

Securing General Aviation 296

General Aviation Airport Security Program 299

GA Airport Security Best Practices 301

State of GA Security 303

Attempts to Secure General Aviation 303

State Actions 305

Fixed-Base Operator Security 307

Training for GA Airport Security and Law Enforcement Personnel 307

Flight Training Candidate Checks Program (FTCCP) 308

Maryland-3 310

DCA Access Standard Security Program (DASSP) 312

Conclusion 312

10 General Aviation Aircraft Operator Security 315

Introduction 315

The Nature of GA Flight Operations 316

How 9-11 Changed GA 317

Aircraft Security under General Operating and Flight Rules 321

Twelve-Five Standard Security Program 322

Large Aircraft Security Program 323

Agricultural Aircraft Security 323

Corporate Aviation Security 323

Conclusion 328

11 Air Cargo 329

Introduction 329

Understanding the Nature of Air Cargo 330

Background 331

Title 49 CFR Part 1548 Indirect Air Carrier Security 340

Current Air Cargo Security Programs 340

Conclusion 341

12 Countering Existing and Emerging Threats 343

Introduction 344

Aviation Policing Strategies 344

Threat Matrix 357

Existing Threats: Aircraft Bombings, Aircraft Hijackings, and Airport Attacks 359

Emerging Conventional Threats 365

Emerging Asymmetrical Threats 372

Counterterrorism: Terrorism Defense Planning 378

Emergency Management Cycle 378

Conclusion 380

Index 383

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