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  • February 23, 2008 | 103 (# of comments)
    Saturday morning, a Transportation Security Officer working the x-ray machine saw two razor blades in what appeared to be a book in someone's carry-on bag. During the bag check, the razor blades were found inside the pages of a Bible, and bag...
  • February 21, 2008 | 202 (# of comments)
    Since there are no lawyers on the blog team, they asked me to weigh in on some comments that have come into the blog on legal and constitutional issues. I'm the Chief Counsel at TSA, Francine Kerner , and I hope I can provide some useful...
  • February 20, 2008 | 49 (# of comments)
    Earl Morris, who heads up TSA's airport security operations in Salt Lake City, sent in this update to my original post:"It's been about a week since we launched our "Black Diamond" pilot to improve security and efficiency at the checkpoint, and...
  • February 16, 2008 | 109 (# of comments)
    You may have read or heard about a new pilot program in Salt Lake City this weekend that enables passengers to go through security at their own pace.Here's the information from the TSA website:TSA Enables Passengers to Go at Their Own Pace in Salt...
  • February 15, 2008 | 153 (# of comments)
    As we know and you have reported on this very blog, theft in our nations' airports is a big problem. It's an issue that has plagued the industry for decades, but now, as the relatively new kid on the block and the agency charged with opening more...
  • February 13, 2008 | 153 (# of comments)
    Many people at TSA are checking out our blog, from security officers on the front line to management here at TSA’s headquarters. Today, we received a post from Mo McGowan , who heads up aviation security operations at TSA:Since there have been...
  • February 11, 2008 | 114 (# of comments)
    We've received many comments and questions from people who have had hip replacements and other metal implanted in their bodies for medical reasons. Many want to be able to present a letter from their doctor, some type of medical card, or even an x-...
  • February 10, 2008 | 136 (# of comments)
    Thanks for participating in the Evolution of Security blog. In the coming weeks we will ask for your opinions about some issues we have now in discussion -- balancing intrusions into personal space (pat-downs, imaging) with better detection,...
  • February 08, 2008 | 117 (# of comments)
    We have received several questions, comments and links to other blogs about a Washington Post article on confiscating laptops and other electronic devices at airports.» Click Here to read the Washington Post Article.As the article correctly states...
  • February 08, 2008 | 68 (# of comments)
    I’ve noticed many comments from concerned passengers as to why we screen soldiers and veterans at our checkpoints. Some folks find this shameful while others (including most soldiers and vets) realize it’s a necessity.Let me preface this post by...

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