The Current System Of Airport Security Essay

718 Words Oct 13th, 2015 3 Pages
The purpose of this research proposal is to provide an answer towards the question, does the current system of airport security keep people safe in Canada? The main objective for airport security in Canada is to provide public safety by maintaining and securing critical aspects of the current airport system. In researching various articles and other sources, it is hard to find an incident that has disrupted public safety through Canadian airports. What kind of system is The Government of Canada providing the citizens when travelling and ensuring safety? With over 30 million people travelling through Canadian airports, it is important to assess the safety of these people through the system developed by The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, also known as CATSA. CATSA has provided Canadian airports with high level security due to Government funding. These funding’s have gone towards the improvement of technology. The research that is being provided will be focused on the system that CATSA has developed throughout the years. In response towards the event that occurred on September 11, 2001, CATSA was created in order to ensure consistency in the delivery of screenings across Canada (CATSA Review, 2015). In studying CATSA, the four responsibilities that are currently mandated by CATSA are Pre-Board Screening; Hold-Baggage Screening; Non-Passenger screening; and Restricted Area Identity Card. Also if there is suspicion of some sort, there are additional screenings such…

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