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TSA Response to the "Follow-Up Audit of Passenger and Baggage Screening Procedures at Domestic Airports" Inspector General Report.

Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Contact:
TSA Press Office
(571) 227-2829

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

"We agree with the IG's conclusion that significant improvements in performance will only be possible with the introduction of new technology. That said, we will continue to seek incremental gains in screener performance through training, testing and management practices."

Follow-Up Inspector General Audit Report (PDF 92 KB)

Mark O. Hatfield, Jr.

Assistant Administrator of Communications and Public Information

Transportation Security Administration