In addition to terrorist activities at the airports, there are issues to do with regular criminal activities. Passengers carry possessions, some of which are very valuable. During their travel, some passengers may have the motive to steal others’ possessions. This leads to increased possibilities of burglary and robbery. Similarly, there are issues of drug trafficking. This is where airport security comes in handy: to eliminate such security concerns (Blalock, Kadiyali, & Simon, 2007).
Responsibilities of Airport Management in Airport Security
Airport security begins with the management of the airport. The management team plays a pertinent role in ensuring that there is safety at the airport at all times. The management is responsible in working closely with the state and federal government. The states and federal governments have aviation committees. Such committees play a role in creating rules and regulations that are meant to ensure the security of the aviation industry. This way the management is in a position to comply with the regulations that are stipulated in the industry. The airport