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What is Managed Inclusion?

Risk-Based Security

TSA leverages a number of programs so that travelers may receive expedited screening when they travel. Passengers in TSA Pre✓® lanes generally move quicker compared to standard lanes, as those passengers leave their shoes, light outerwear, and belt on while keeping their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1 compliant liquids/gels bag.

Managed Inclusion combines the use of multiple layers of security to indirectly conduct a real-time assessment of passengers at select airports. This initiative will operate at designated checkpoints at different times, depending on passenger volume and other variables. The process uses some or all of the following resources to conduct the real-time threat assessment: Passenger Screening Canine (PSC) teams,  Behavior Detection Officers (BDOs), and/or a random generator. TSA may also increase the use of Explosives Trace Detection (ETD) machines when Managed Inclusion is in operation.

Latest revision: 12 November 2014