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    TSA to Inspect Vehicles on TN Roads

    TSA Checkpoints Now On TN Highways | Tennessee News Press | Tennessee News Directory | TN Headlines

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    The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security on Tuesday partnered with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and several other federal and state agencies for a safety enforcement and awareness operation on Tennessee’s interstates and two metropolitan-area bus stations. They are randomly inspecting vehicles on highways in Tennessee.


    I'm also getting raked over the coals here over this:
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    That's interesting. If they want TSA to be more of a law enforcement type organization then the security type organization they currently are, then they need to start recruiting better candidates and start providing quality training
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    Quote Originally Posted by 213th View Post
    That's interesting. If they want TSA to be more of a law enforcement type organization then the security type organization they currently are, then they need to start recruiting better candidates and start providing quality training

    No arguement from me on that point.

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    They can't even competently scan passengers at airports. They don't need to branch out anywhere except more screening lines to speed up getting to your gate.

    Why don't we just station them outside our houses so they can scan us at the end of the driveway when we leave? I'll save them the trouble and let them pat me down when I get out of the shower and save us all the strip search later.

    F.U.C.K. TSA.

    I'm not done typing and the men in black suits are walking up to my front door. Next post from Gitmo.
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    It's complicated. You've got some valid points, there. They've got an arguable role in inspecting trucks; in fact, they've got an established program. And vehicles, in general, are different from homes or persons with regard to the 4th Amendment.

    But a part of me isn't thrilled with the idea, either. These are the morons who couldn't even work with a cop (ME!) who wanted to accompany his wife & infant son up TO but not THROUGH the actual screening point.

    And there's the whole federal encroachment thing, too.

    As to the other forum? Bunch of losers, in my opinion. Talking to them is about as sensible as trying to argue speed enforcement with the American Motorist Association.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jks9199 View Post
    As to the other forum? Bunch of losers, in my opinion. Talking to them is about as sensible as trying to argue speed enforcement with the American Motorist Association.

    Gives me something to do between calls.

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    These are the same people who routinely fail security tests on individuals and luggage in controlled settings. What do they think they'll get by pulling random vehicles for inspection on public roads? Hope Tennessee drivers like anal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    These are the same people who routinely fail security tests on individuals and luggage in controlled settings. What do they think they'll get by pulling random vehicles for inspection on public roads? Hope Tennessee drivers like anal.
    I actually see this as the feds want the locals to do more inspections. If/when they find seizures, the feds swoop in and take the credit. Local LE have been running the weigh stations I'm sure. I don't know about the bus stations.

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    tsa = thousands Standing Around

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    Quote Originally Posted by takedown View Post
    tsa = thousands Standing Around
    Thousands Parked on the Highway.

    TPH now?
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    Thousands Parked on the Highway.
    Nah, gotta look at the bright side. While the TSA is showboating and telling people who didn't get their badges out of a Cracker Jack boxes how to do their jobs just think how many fatigued drivers and 110,000lb loads can fly by when the DOT flips the switch on the sign to read Scale Closed as trucks back up on to the highway. This is public safety today.

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    The real question is, will you have to take off your shoes and can you have liquids with you while traveling the highways?
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