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NCJ Number: 136242 Find in a Library
Title: Management of Aviation Security
Author(s): D Phipps
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 379
Sponsoring Agency: Pitman Publishing
London, WC2E 9AW, England
Publication Number: ISBN 0-273-03229-1
Sale Source: Pitman Publishing
128 Long Acre
London, WC2E 9AW,
United Kingdom
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the threats to aviation security and details the basic principles of effective security programs for both airplanes and airports.
Abstract: Individual chapters discuss security management, the organization and characteristics of civil aviation, the philosophy and organization of airport security, and roles and responsibilities in the airport security program. Additional chapters describe security measures in the air and on the land, the security screening of persons and objects, identity card systems, and the management of hijacking incidents and bomb threat warnings. Further chapters explain security management techniques, the conduct of an airport security survey, the security management as a consultant, the role of computers, the management of flights involving very high security, the role of research and development, cost and funding issues, and training. Photographs, figures, forms, checklists, index, and appended standards and organization addresses
Main Term(s): Aircraft security; Airport security
Index Term(s): Aircraft hijacking; Cargo security; Security management; Security systems
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