NATIONS AIRPORTS, AIRLINES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
The title of this report is “Aviation Security and the Continued Terrorist Threats on our Nations Airports, Airlines and Infrastructure.” The purpose of this report is to discuss the current security deficiencies associated with airports, airlines and the nation’s infrastructure.
Security prior to September 11, 2001 at most of the nations’ airports were chaotic at best, the air carriers were directly responsible for providing security services (i.e., passenger, baggage, and carry-on screening). Unfortunately, the security provided was substandard, the air carriers were more concerned with profits rather than providing a level of security that would ensure all travelers were properly screened prior to boarding.
As stated previously the air carriers were directly concerned with the bottom line, security services were contracted to the lowest bidder. With this mentality training and compliance by the security contractor failed in numerous areas to provide adequate security (based on FAA reports).
The following paragraphs explain the problem(s) and question(s) that this researcher will endeavor to answer.
Since I am currently, an assistant airport security manager the topic that I have selected focuses on airport security and the continued terrorist threat on the nation’s airlines and infrastructure. This report will delve into the continued lack of support by the United States government, and the further away from September 11, 2001 we get the more complacent the American people become.
"With the sweeping changes in laws and enforcement actions, have this country and its citizens been any safer?"
Furthermore, this researcher will endeavor to explain that the breakdown in security by several airlines and various governmental agencies exacerbated the problem thus leading up to the... [continues]
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