Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies And Programs by R William JohnstoneProtecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies And Programs by R William Johnstone

Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies And Programs

byR William JohnstoneEditorR William Johnstone

Paperback | January 28, 2015

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Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies and Programsprovides 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 Transportationdescribes 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
R. William Johnstone served on the staff of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (9/11 Commission) after working for over 20 years as a Congressional staff member. He is the author of 9/11 and the Future of Transportation Security (2006), Bioterror: Anthrax, Influenza, and the Future of Public Health Secu...
Title:Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies And ProgramsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:398 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 28, 2015Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124081010

ISBN - 13:9780124081017

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Table of Contents


1. Transportation Security Before 9/11/01

2. The 9/11 Watershed

3. Transportation Systems and Security Risks

4. Transportation Security Roles and Responsibilities

5. Transportation Security Policymaking

6. Implementing Maritime Security

7. Implementing Land Transportation Security

8. Implementing Aviation Security

9. Evaluating Transportation Security

10. Transportation Security in Context


Editorial Reviews

"...this book covers every base, including cyber; and doesn't neglect the truth that security in transport as in any sector has to fit in with the nature of that sector."--Professional Security Magazine Online, Protecting Transportation "Terrorists  target transportation. A useful analysis of the history and current efforts to protect our vital infrastructure." -Thomas Kean, former NJ Governor and Chairman of 9/11 Commission