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Casey Page 1/29/08 Tampa, Fl In the Tampa airport, a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) tester was able to slip a fake bomb past the airport security checkpoints. He strapped it to his back and when the metal detector picked it up he casually said that he was using a back brace, he was then let go. Many of these tests are conducted each year, only a few becoming public. According to TSA, the airports are getting better, but every once in a while a fake bomb will slip by like this one.
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Although it is classified information, I would be interested in the actual percentages for bombs getting past security checkpoints, 2. Also I wouldn’t think that TSA would want to let everyone know how to fool our airport security, by releasing information like this. Meserve, Jeanne and Ahlers, Mike. 2008. TSA tester slips mock bomb past airport security. http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/01/28/tsa.bombtest/index.html (last accessed 28 January 2008)...
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  • Spring '08
  • flores
  • Transportation Security Administration, Airport security, Aircraft hijacking, San Francisco International Airport, fake bomb, security checkpoints

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