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Some Officers at Rikers Island Will Start Carrying Tasers Next Month

For the first time, some personnel on Rikers Island will begin carrying tasers next month—a move that some inmate advocates have criticized but which Mayor Bill de Blasio defended today as necessary to “create a safe environment.” 871 more words

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Ken O'Keefe - TSA Denied Flight to Anarcapulco for Refusing Body Scanner at LAX

Published on 17 Feb 2016

Ken O’Keefe have been denied to board a flight from LAX to Acapulco by the TSA (Homeland Security) because he opted out of the body scanner procedure.

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No pat-down option: TSA wants body scanner

Travelers who previously chose a pat-down at airports to avoid body scanners may no longer have the option. The US government quietly updated the rules concerning the use of body scanners, letting TSA agents make screening mandatory for some people. 39 more words

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Holiday Travelers Confront New TSA Body Scanner Rules

(CBS) — Holiday travelers trying to fly into or out of Chicago today are facing new TSA rules. CBS 2’s Sandra Torres explains what it means on a very busy travel day. 273 more words


TSA Updates Screening Procedure, Will Mandate Some Passengers Use Full-Body Scanners

Going through airport security is about to get a bit different for some passengers: the Transportation Security Administration can now require some travelers to go through body scanners even if the person asks to get a full-body pat-down instead. 235 more words

What Can Those Airport Body Scanners Actually See?

I am getting ready to spend quite a bit of time traveling starting in two weeks and I decided to do a little research.

I have lost 13 lbs since June, so I don’t really care that much…but I was wondering what those airport body scanners can actually see when I step into them. 70 more words