Analysis by U.S. Army Colonel of U.S. policy, strategy, and organization for combatting domestic terrorist activity. He offers pragmatic suggestions for improving the domestic antiterrorism program. Chapters include: the threat of domestic terrorism: nature and dimensions; combatting the threat: unpreccedented policy decisions; the antiterrorism program of the U.S. government; antiterrorist policy, organization, and strategy: a critical appraisal; the threatened role of intelligence in combatting terrorism; the Hanafi Muslim incident: a case study of successful hostage negotiations; and coping with the future: recommendations for improvement.
In FY 2007, the fed. government¿s real property portfolio comprised 446,000 buildings with an area of 3.3 billion square feet and a replacement value of $772.8 billion. Contents of this report: (1) Fed. Facility Security Levels; (2) Interagency Security Committee; (3) Exec. Branch Facility Security: Fed. Protective Service (FPS): Historical Overview and Current FPS Authority; FPS¿s Use of Contract Security Guards; (4) Fed. Court Facility Security; (5) Supreme Court; (6) Coordination of Fed. Building Security; (7) Fed. Building Security Issues: FPS¿s Operations, Use and concerns of Contract Security Guards: FPS¿s Oper.; Coord. and Sharing of Fed. Building Security Info.; Facility Security Committees; Appropriations and Resources.
In the wake of Sept. 11, 2001, this report discusses the respon. of 22 Fed. agencies for the protection of the Fed. bldgs. they own &/or occupy. It determines: the roles and responsibilities that Fed. departments and agencies have in providing security for office space they occupy; whether security assessments of facilities had been completed; the types of security forces and technologies used to secure and protect Fed. bldgs; funding for security oper.; the coordination of security efforts within and among agencies to improve or enhance bldg. security; and impediments that make it difficult to tighten security at Fed. bldgs. Also provides the types and sources of security-related guidance that are available for agencies to use in addressing bldg. security vulnerabilities.
This book is the first comprehensive volume on the emerging discipline of transport policing. The text reviews the major issues concerning security and policing of transportation facilities and provides a framework for informed decision making. Topics include commuter rail and subway crime; maritime, port and cargo security; airport crime transportation terrorism; illegal drugs in transit, hazardous cargo, public bus and rail terminal crime and the special issues of homeless and mentally ill persons in transport centers. The book serves as a valuable resource for managers and command level staff at transit, railway, airport, and seaport police departments; police agencies with transport facilities in their jurisdiction; transportation facility managers; students and universities with programs in criminal justice, police science, government, public administration, transportation, and urban planning; police academies; and government departments of transportation. The text represents years of research, field interviews, teaching experience, administration, and program development in providing administrators and police with a framework for developing strategies to protect their facilities and patrons from current and future security risks.
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