Skip to comments.From Planes To Trains: TSA Expands Spot Searches To Union Station
Posted on 12/28/2011 5:06:48 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad
An all-too-familiar sight at LAX and the rest of the nations airports will soon be coming to the citys busiest train station.
KNX 1070′s Pete Demetriou reports rail passengers have started seeing Transportation Security Administration on patrol at Union Station on a more frequent basis.
As many as 25 VIPR (Visible Intermodal Prevention & Response) teams began patrolling train stations nationwide last summer conducting an estimated 9,300 suspicionless spot searches of travelers.
The agency has said the presence of officers with explosive detection dogs, radiation monitors and other devices will act as a deterrent in the nations busiest travel hubs.
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I can tell you from personal experience that the dogs know the difference.
The TSA is nothing more than a group of hired sphincter police gropers.
And it is our tax money.