The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is pleased to present the Airport Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) Training School to be held May 7-9, 2019 in Alexandria, VA at the AAAE Conference Center. This course is derived from a training course required by California state law. LEOs and any aviation personnel with security responsibilities are encouraged to take this important course, which will prepare them to protect airports and the aviation system in this time of unprecedented security requirements. More than 900 LEOs, TSA and aviation security personnel across the U.S., Canada and Guam have attended the previous training courses.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This training is valuable for new and experienced security staff who are assigned to an airport or have security responsibilities anywhere in the aviation industry. The material covered can be applied to small, medium or large hub airports anywhere. The following persons should attend:
- Airport Security Coordinators
- Federal Security Directors
- Airport Directors
- Others with security responsibilities in aviation
Note: This course does NOT meet the ASC training requirement in TSR 1542.3 or the 832.1 requirement in California.
WHAT DOES THE TRAINING COVER?
Taught as a combination of presentations, case studies, group exercises and demonstrations by experienced LEOs at some of the world's busiest international airports, this training will cover topics (subject to change) that include:
- Active Shooter
Lessons learned and response tactics
History of Aviation Security
Standards for aviation security, related historical events, recent federal acts
Legal Aspects of Aviation Security
Enforcing regulations, case studies: legal vs. illegal, search and seizure, express and implied consent, civil and criminal penalties, role of FBI
Current Threat Assessment to Civil Aviation
Terrorist causes, types of threats, targeted areas around airfield, activity before potential attacks
The Role of TSA and FAA in Law Enforcement
Responsibilities for passenger screening, perimeter screening, hijack management, providing intelligence, safety standards, hazardous materials
Structures, uses, benefits
Case Study Exercises
Active Shooter, Natural Disasters, Security Breaches, Emergency Management & More
- Terminal Evacuations
Floor warden program/monitors, repopulation, working with airport tenants, effect on airport operations
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Prevention, awareness standards, response coordination, evidence collection
Airline/LEO responsibilities, command post operation
Unattended luggage, restrooms, distraction thefts, parking lot/vehicle crimes, criminal characteristics
Dealing with the Media
Preparing media plans/press releases, what media will want and do