TSA Expanding Secret Police 'Detecting' in Airports

update on: Behavior Detection Officers For Airports 6-24-08
TSA's 'behavior detection' draws scrutiny in light of few arrests

A TSA program launched in early 2006 that looks for terrorists using a controversial surveillance method has led to more than 160,000 people in airports receiving scrutiny, such as a pat-down search or a brief interview. That has resulted in 1,266 arrests, often on charges of carrying drugs or fake IDs, the TSA said.
The TSA program trains screeners to become "behavior detection officers" who patrol terminals and checkpoints looking for travelers who act oddly or appear to answer questions suspiciously.
The program has grown from 43 major airports last year to more than 150 airports, including some with just 20 flights a day. The number of behavior officers will jump from 2,470 to 3,400 by October.
re: "surveillance method"..."program has grown"
The article presents the views of some of the program's critics. Obviously they are being ignored as seen in the only pertinent fact in the article which is that the program has expanded drastically and will continue to do so regardless of those who object. Big Brother is here to stay, and although the official government line is that he is looking for those mysterious "terrorists", BB is actually looking over the shoulder of everybody.
While relatively unnoticed by the majority, the transition into a full blown police state condition proceeds unchecked. Be informed.
compare: Random Search Program Expanding 10-28-08
TSA Given Gestapo Powers? 9-23-08
"And...the bridegroom came; and they that were ready went in with him to the marriage: and the door was shut...Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh." (Matt. 25:10,13)

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