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Title: AIR PIRACY - IS IT TIME TO RELAX OUR SECURITY (FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS REVIEW, 1974 BY JON S SCHULTZ AND JON P THAMES - SEE NCJ-30751)
Author(s): S B ROSENFIELD
Corporate Author: William S Hein and Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 38
Sponsoring Agency: William S Hein and Co, Inc
Buffalo, NY 14209
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES THE EFFECTS AND SUCCESS OF PRE-BOARDING AIRCRAFT SECURITY MEASURES, THE HIJACKING PROBLEM IN 1974, AND THE PROSPECTS FOR INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT ON COUNTERMEASURES AND SANCTIONS.
Abstract: WRITTEN APPROXIMATELY EIGHT MONTHS AFTER PRE-BOARDING METAL DETECTORS WERE STARTED TO BE USED, THE ARTICLE REPORTS THAT NO HIJACKINGS HAD TAKEN PLACE IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER THE PROCEDURE WAS STARTED. THE DETERRENT EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF PUNISHMENT ARE DISCUSSED IN RELATION TO THE MOTIVATIONS OF HIJACKERS. A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS IS PRESENTED. THE AUTHOR, PERCEIVING THE INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS AS TOOTHLESS, BELIEVES THE UNITED STATES CAN BEST PROTECT ITS INTEREST UNILATERALLY. BILATERAL PACTS ARE ALSO DISCUSSED.
Index Term(s): Aircraft hijacking; Aircraft security; Airport security; Deterrence; International agreements; International cooperation; International extradition; Punishment
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