Practical Aviation Security
Predicting and Preventing Future ThreatsBy
- Jeffrey Price, Assistant Professor of Aviation Security at Metropolitan State University of Denver; former Assistant Security Director of Denver International Airport, CO, USA
- Jeffrey Forrest, Chair of Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science at Metropolitan State University of Denver, CO, USA
The second edition of Practical Aviation Security is a complete guide to the aviation security system, from crucial historical events to the policies, policymakers, and major terrorist and criminal acts that have shaped the procedures in use today. The tip-of-the-spear technologies that are shaping the future are also addressed.
This text equips readers in airport security or other aviation management roles with the knowledge to implement the effective security programs, to meet international guidelines, and to responsibly protect facilities or organizations of any size. Using case studies and practical security measures now in use at airports worldwide, readers learn the effective methods and the fundamental principles involved in designing and implementing a security system.
The aviation security system is comprehensive and requires continual focus and attention to stay a step ahead of the next attack. Practical Aviation Security, Second Edition helps prepare practitioners to enter the industry, and helps seasoned professionals prepare for new threats and prevent new tragedies.
Airport operations specialists; airport security managers; homeland security personnel; students in aviation and homeland security programs
Hardbound, 520 Pages
Published: February 2013
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
"Have you ever wondered how we came to be where we are now in aviation security? Have you wondered where aviation security is going? If so, then you will likely find your answers in the textbook by Professor Price and Dr. Forrest,
Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future ThreatsThe text provides readers with a thoughtful analysis of aviation and the security function."--General Aviation Security Magazine, page 11
Foreword from the First Edition
Chapter 1 Overview of the Aviation Industry and Security in the Post 9/11 WorldChapter 2 Crime and Terrorism in Aviation: A Retrospective
Chapter 3 Policies and Procedures: The Development of Aviation Security PracticesChapter 4 The Role of Government in Aviation Security
Chapter 5 Commercial Aviation Airport SecurityChapter 6 Introduction to Screening
Chapter 7 Passenger and Baggage ScreeningChapter 8 Commercial Aviation Aircraft Operator Security
Chapter 9 General Aviation SecurityChapter 10 Air Cargo Security
Chapter 11 The Threat MatrixChapter 12 Security Operations