The Design Process of Physical Security as Applied to a U.S. Border Port of Entry

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This paper details the application of a standard physical security system design process to a US Border Port of Entry (PoE) for vehicle entry/exit. The physical security design methodology is described as well as the physical security similarities to facilities currently at a US Border PoE for vehicles. The physical security design process description includes the various elements that make up the methodologies well as the considerations that must be taken into account when dealing with system integration of those elements. The distinctions between preventing unlawful entry/exit of illegal contraband and personnel are described. The potential to enhance the functions ... continued below

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Wagner, G.G. February 22, 1999.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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This paper details the application of a standard physical security system design process to a US Border Port of Entry (PoE) for vehicle entry/exit. The physical security design methodology is described as well as the physical security similarities to facilities currently at a US Border PoE for vehicles. The physical security design process description includes the various elements that make up the methodologies well as the considerations that must be taken into account when dealing with system integration of those elements. The distinctions between preventing unlawful entry/exit of illegal contraband and personnel are described. The potential to enhance the functions of drug/contraband detection in the Pre-Primary Inspection area through the application of emerging technologies are also addressed.

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13 p.

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  • ONDCP International Technology Symposium, Washington, DC (US), 03/08/1999--03/10/1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-0457C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 3876
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc679445

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Wagner, G.G. The Design Process of Physical Security as Applied to a U.S. Border Port of Entry, article, February 22, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc679445/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.