You may have read recently how TSA and DHS have been making an aggressive effort to raise the bar on aviation security worldwide. Have you ever wondered what’s being done here in the U.S.?
Well, the last time you travelled through a TSA checkpoint, did you know that checkpoint screening was just one part of the much larger overall aviation security picture?
TSA has 20 integrated components, that we call the Layers of Security, working together to keep you secure . The layers are both seen and unseen and work like a very complex combination safe designed to keep our adversaries at bay and our transportation systems safe.
Please take a few minutes to learn more about what TSA is doing daily to keep you safe in the skies.
20 Layers of U.S. Aviation Security
2. Customs and Border Protection
3. Joint Terrorism Task Force
4. No-Fly List and Passenger Pre-Screening
5. Crew Vetting
8. Behavior Detection
9. Travel Document Checker
10. Checkpoint/Transportation Security Officers
11. Checked Baggage
12. Transportation Security Inspectors
13. Random Employee Screening
14. Transportation Security Specialists-Explosives
15. Federal Air Marshal Service
16. Federal Flight Deck Officers
17. Trained Flight Crew
18. Law Enforcement Officers
19. Hardened Cockpit Door