Aviation and Airport Security: Terrorism and Safety Concerns

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2004 - Social Science - 368 pages
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For Private Security, Security Management, Aviation Security, and Introduction to Security courses in the Criminal Justice curriculum. This book offers a complete reference guide to the latest airport security issues and changing laws related to airport security. It is a highly informative reference tool for quickly accessing the new TSA regulations, corresponding clarifications, and historical perspectives. It presents and analyzes the current status of aviation law pertaining to terrorism, air rage, search and seizure, and impending changes. Background information on terrorist groups and efforts to combat them is supplemented by references to corresponding terrorist police and military units and weapons.

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Kathleen M. Sweet, Lt. Col., Ret., USAF, JD, is currently on the faculty at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona, in the Department of Global Intelligence and Security Studies, where she teaches courses in strategic intelligence, security, and terrorism. She was retired from the US Air Force in 1999. While in the military, she was an instructor at the Air War College at Maxwell AFB, Alabama, and an Assistant Air Attache to the Russian Federation, an Intelligence Officer, and a Member of the Judge Advocate General's Department. Additionally, she was assigned as a Military/Political Affairs Officer to the 353rd Special Operations Wing located at Clark AFB, Republic of the Philippines. She is also presently a Consultant with International Risk Control Ltd, London, England. She is President and CEO of Risk Management Security Group, a transportation security consulting film.

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