Tuesday, July 29, 2008

TSA Training "Behavior Detection Officers"

The program is known as SPOT, or Screening Passengers by Observation Technique, and is similar to what is done in Israel.
In the TSA version, she said, uniformed officers in and around security checkpoints scan passengers for "involuntary physical and psychological reactions" that behavioral scientists say may signal stress, fear or deception. (The TSA declined to be more specific about reactions it monitors.)

via rawstory


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