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Department of Homeland Security

Expand Use of Working Dogs at TSA Airport Checkpoints

Currently few if any TSA airport sites use working dogs. Instead of spending millions on technology that cannot find everything, start placing trained bomb sniffing dogs at all airports. At the same time train TSA personnel to watch for signs of people reacting nervously to the dogs. These individuals, and any the dogs alert on, could then be rapidly pulled aside for enhanced security inspections. Utilization of properly... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Use of Profiling Techniques by TSA

Its time that TSA begin profiling potential threats. It is taking too long and costing too much for TSA to treat everyone as a threat. Use of proper profiling techniques to focus on specific individuals will more efficiently and effectively use TSA resources, reduce delays for most travelers at security checkpoints, reduce overall operating costs, and most importantly - provide more security for air travel.

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Legislative Branch

Color Coded Officer Pat Down Gloves

I noticed that when we as TSO's change our Blue gloves, sometimes when we pull them out, they all pop out of the box. Then when we try to organize them, I can't tell what size goes in what box, so a lot of the gloves are thrown away. I think if we had colored gloves for the different sizes, that would be more efficient. Or maybe a colored band
around the top of them to identify what size is what.

We could do small in... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Color coated officer pat down gloves by size

I noticed that when we TSO's change our Blue gloves, sometimes when we pull them out of the box and they all pop out all over the drawer. Then when we try to organize them, we can't tell what size goes in what box, so a lot of the gloves are thrown away. I think if we had colored gloves for the different sizes, that would be more efficient. Or maybe a colored band around the top of them to identify what size is what.... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

TSA - Install gravity-power tray/bin returns at TSA checkpoints!

TSA should install gravity-powered tray/bin returns at its checkpoints.

Gravity-powered tray/bin returns are used at most European airports. The devices are usually just a pair of sloped rails. When a passenger finishes their screening, he/she simply places the bins he/she used on these sloped rails. The empty bins then slide, via gravity, back to the unsecured side of the checkpoint. The empty bins are then utilized... more »

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