November 21, 2021
Book Chapter

Public Safety: Fighting Crime and Terrorism; Border Security


This chapter discusses risks from unintentional or illicit movement of nuclear and radioactive material out of regulatory control through international border crossing points, summarizes international efforts to build capacity and support border security, and discusses how detection equipment can be used to screen for penetrating radiation at traditional border crossing points.

Published: November 21, 2021


Patton G.W. 2021. "Public Safety: Fighting Crime and Terrorism; Border Security." In Elsevier Encyclopedia of Nuclear Energy, edited by Ehud Greenspan. 528-536. Amsterdam:Elsevier. PNNL-SA-149027. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.12332-2