Aviation Security : : Private Screening Contractors Have Little Flexibility To Implement Innovative Approaches

Author: Norman J. Rabkin
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: flexibility, implement, innovative, approaches, little, contractors, security, private, screening, aviation
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 1422319199
ISBN-13: 9781422319192

Book Description:

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 resulted in fundamental changes in the way the U.S. screens airport passengers & their property. One of the most significant changes was the shift from using private screeners to using fed. screeners at all but 5 airports. These 5 U.S. airports are part of a pilot program, where private screeners perform screening functions. The mission of the Private Screening Pilot Program (PSPP) is to test the effective. of increased operational flexibility at the airport level that contractors may provide. This report describes: the challenges & limitations of the PSPP; the operational flexibilities that have been provided to the private screening cożs.; & the performance of private & fed. screeners in detecting threat objects. Charts & tables.


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