Concept

Security checkpoint

Résumé
Civilian checkpoints or security checkpoints are distinguishable from border or frontier checkpoints in that they are erected and enforced within contiguous areas under military or paramilitary control. Civilian checkpoints have been employed within conflict-ridden areas all over the world to monitor and control the movement of people and materials in order to prevent violence. They have also been used by police during peacetime to help counter terrorism. Contemporary examples Though practices and enforcement vary, checkpoints have been used in:
  • Airports and other transportation hubs across the world, including those managed by the TSA in the United States.
  • Post World War II checkpoints in Germany
  • The former Yugoslavia during the Yugoslav Wars.
  • Northern Ireland by the Official IRA, Provisional IRA, Irish National Liberation Army, and Real IRA as well as by the British Army, Royal Ulster Constabulary, Police Service of Northern Ireland and also by the Ulster Def
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