Practical Aviation Security

Practical Aviation Security

Predicting and Preventing Future Threats

2nd Edition - December 31, 2012

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  • Author: Jeffrey Price
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123914194
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123914859

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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.

Key Features

  • Covers commercial airport security, general aviation and cargo operations, threats, and threat detection and response systems, as well as international security issues
  • Lays out the security fundamentals that can ensure the future of global travel and commerce
  • Applies real-world aviation experience to the task of anticipating and deflecting threats

Readership

Airport operations specialists; airport security managers; homeland security personnel; students in aviation and homeland security programs

Table of Contents

  • Dedication

    Foreword from the First Edition

    Foreword

    Preface

    Acknowledgments

    Companion Website

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

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Aviation Industry: An Overview

    Aviation Security and Responding to Threats

    Aviation Economics

    Aviation Security Funding

    Aircraft Operations: An Overview

    Airline Management

    Airline Economics

    Airports: An Overview

    Airport Ownership and Operation

    Agencies and Organizations

    Conclusion

    References

    2. Crime and Terrorism in Aviation: A Retrospective

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Historical Context on Acts of Air Terror

    1990–2001: A False Sense of Security

    September 11, 2001

    Post-9/11 Attacks

    Conclusion

    References

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

    Objectives

    Introduction

    International Civil Aviation Organization

    U.S. Aviation Policies

    Federal Government Takeover of the Screening Process

    International Aviation Policies

    Conclusion

    References

    4. The Role of Government in Aviation Security

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Transportation Security Regulations

    How Regulations are Changed

    Intelligence and Intervention

    Domestic and Regional Aviation Security

    Conclusion

    References

    5. Commercial Aviation Airport Security

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Challenge of Commercial Airport Security in the United States

    Airport Security Coordinator

    Airport Security Program

    Access Control Systems

    Incident Management

    Security Tools and Considerations

    Conclusion

    References

    6. Introduction to Screening

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Evolution of Screening in the United States

    Screening under the Transportation Security Administration

    Screening Checkpoint Operations and Design

    Screening: Terminal Operations and Profiling

    Conclusion

    References

    7. Passenger and Baggage Screening

    Objectives

    Screening Passenger and Carry-On Baggage

    Screening Checked Baggage

    Special Issues in Screening

    Conclusion

    References

    8. Commercial Aviation Aircraft Operator Security

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Airline Security: Historical Context

    Aircraft Operator Standard Security Program

    Law Enforcement Operations Related to Airline Security

    Aircraft Security Requirements

    Airline Employee Safety

    Foreign Aircraft Operations

    Conclusion

    References

    9. General Aviation Security

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Securing General Aviation

    How 9/11 Changed General Aviation

    GA Airport Security Best Practices

    State of GA Security

    Attempts to Secure General Aviation

    Helicopter Security

    Training for GA Airport Security and Law Enforcement Personnel

    Alien Flight Student Program

    Flight School Security Awareness Training

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    Aircraft Security under General Operating and Flight Rules

    Agricultural Aircraft Security

    Corporate Aviation Security

    DCA Access Standard Security Program

    Conclusion

    References

    10. Air Cargo Security

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Terrorism and Crime in Air Cargo

    The Nature of Air Cargo

    Known Shipper Program

    Government Accountability Office on Air Cargo

    Aviation Security Advisory Committee: Air Cargo

    Summary of TSA Rulemaking

    Unknown Shippers and U.S. Mail

    Certified Cargo Screening Program

    Current Air Cargo Security Measures and Issues

    Conclusion

    References

    11. The Threat Matrix

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Threat Matrix

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

    Emerging Conventional Threats

    Emerging Asymmetrical Threats

    Counterterrorism: Terrorism Defense Planning

    Conclusion

    References

    12. Security Operations

    Objectives

    Introduction

    Aviation Policing Strategies

    Security Management Systems

    Airport Crimes

    Airport Policing Strategies

    Policing General Aviation

    Professional Security Officers

    Red Teaming

    Conclusion

    References

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 520
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2013
  • Published: December 31, 2012
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123914194
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123914859

About the Author

Jeffrey Price

Jeffrey Price
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.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science, Metropolitan State University, Denver; former Assistant Security Director, Denver International Airport, CO, USA

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