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TSA on the Job: Field Intelligence Officer

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Charlie Cox Briefing Transportation Security Officers

Charlie Cox is the TSA Field Intelligence Officer for the Reagan National Airport (DCA). As you can imagine, there is a lot of ground to cover in the National Capital Region. So much so, that it is imperative our intelligence community not tackle it alone – that is why the security briefing process is so important. Providing our frontline officers with the latest intel on threats is Charlie’s primary task as a field intelligence officer.

Watch this video of Charlie describing what his job entails and why it’s so important to aviation security.

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Submitted by Anonymous on

TSA Field Intelligence Officer. Why? What does this have to do with screening people and things? TSA screeners can't even master basic screening duties based on DHS OIG testing.

Perhaps this TSA Field Intelligence Officer can answer the question this father asked:

"Dad's Important Question For TSA After They Discarded His Wife's Breast Milk"

"One dad who recently went through airport security with his wife and 9-month-old child has an important question for TSA after they discarded his wife's breast milk: "Wondering why mother's milk was tossed by TSA and why they considered it 'dangerous' when we had passed though security several times with milk and had no problem before.""

I think the better question is why does TSA and its employees hate America?

Submitted by Really? on

Your screeners are not "officers" and airports are not the "front lines" of anything.

Submitted by Max Yost on

How many people in that room are even remotely qualifies to hold a security clearance? Assuming the "field intelligence officer" holds a TS/SCI (scary thought...), do they have the authority to downgrade information to UNCLASSIFIED in order to be able to brief the rank & file clerks such as what is shown in the picture?

Submitted by Max Yost on

typo: qualifies --> qualified