Protecting Transportation
  • Release Date : 30 January 2015
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 398 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780124079281
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Download or read book entitled Protecting Transportation by author: R William Johnstone which was release on 30 January 2015 and published by Butterworth-Heinemann with total page 398 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies and Programs provides a thorough overview of transportation security in the United States, with a focus on policy. The book coversall major transportation modes and puts the American security system into perspective against other national and international systems. Author R. William Johnstone, a transportation security expert and member of the 9/11 Commission staff, discusses how the current transportation security system came to be and how it is performing. Whether you are a current or aspiring transportation security professional, a policymaker, or an engaged citizen, Johnstone’s presentation equips you to understand today’s issues and debates on a problem that affects every member of the global community. Transportation security has evolved in the years since 9/11 from a relatively modest, sporadic undertaking into a multi-billion dollar enterprise employing tens of thousands. Protecting Transportation describes how that system is organized, funded, and implemented. Fosters critical thinking by reviewing the development and evaluation of key transportation security programs Clarifies security issues in the context of civil liberties, federal spending, and terrorist incidents in the United States and globally Considers the “inputs of security policy, including laws, regulations, and programs; and the “outcomes, such as enforcement, effectiveness metrics, and workforce morale