Before the attacks of September 11th, 2001, the level of security in American airports was far more unsecure then the U.S. government was aware of. Little did the U.S. government know that all a person needed to bypass security, and gain access to secure areas of the airport was a fake law enforcement badge and credentials. Another area in American airport security left behind was the ability of security screeners who were commonly trained poorly and therefore unable to identify objects such as bombs, knives, guns, etc. However, it only took one event to turn this all around. This event being, the September 11 attacks. After the attacks on September 11th, 2001, a huge impact on American society was security in American airports. The airport industry was one of the fastest to change the security after the attacks being that they had to take measures to make sure their customers felt safe while flying. President Bush provided 20 billion dollars for changes such as stricter background checks and tougher security requir...
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