Airport Canine Teams Draw Concern
Today, Usa, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
WASHINGTON -- Federal auditors are raising questions about Transportation Security Administration plans to deploy bomb- sniffing dogs to screen passengers -- in addition to cargo -- in airports.
The TSA intends to field 120 canine teams at airports nationwide to sniff for explosives on passengers by the end of the year.
The TSA has tested canine teams in closed areas of airports in Miami in June and in Oklahoma City in August. Another test is scheduled in February at Washington's Dulles airport. In recent months, TSA has experimented with screening passengers at airports in Tampa and Indianapolis.
But a Government Accountability Office report released on Thursday said …
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