In response to the rising concern of the American public over illegal bombings, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms asked the National Research Council to examine possible mechanisms for reducing this threat. The committee examined four approaches to reducing the bombing threat: addition of detection markers to explosives for pre-blast detection, addition of identification taggants to explosives for post-blast identification of bombers, possible means to render common explosive materials inert, and placing controls on explosives and their precursors. The book makes several recommendations to reduce the number of criminal bombings in this country.purpose searches designed primarily to protect public safety should fall within an administrative search exception. ... When police conducted such a search of Burgera#39;s junkyard business, they found that he was in possession of stolen vehicles and parts, arresting him for ... And lower courts have upheld general passenger screening procedures to protect air traveler safety.92 Use of explosives detectionanbsp;...
|Title||:||Containing the Threat from Illegal Bombings:|
|Author||:||Committee on Marking, Rendering Inert, and Licensing of Explosive Materials, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 1998-05-27|