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By emily o neill

By: Emily O’Neill


History

History

  • Started soon after 9/11

    • To ensure the safety of America’s Transportation Agencies

  • Official beginning:

    • Congress passed Aviation and Transportation Security Act

      • November 19, 2001

      • Officially established administration

  • In March 2003

    • TSA was moved from the Department of Transportation to the Department of Homeland Security

  • Department of Homeland Security

    • Controlled by the Executive Branch of Government


Mission of tsa

Mission of TSA

  • “The Transportation Security Administration protects the Nation’s transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.”

    • Allow people of this country to travel safely and freely

    • Set a high standard of travel through its processes and technologies


Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction

  • Executive Branch

    • Department of Homeland Security

      • Transportation Security Administration

        • All travelers

        • Traveling regulations


Current story

Current Story

  • New Technology

    • Imaging Detection Software

    • More Private

    • Efficient

    • Currently being tested

    • Does not require physical contact

    • Indicate location of weapon on person through the IDS, not by individual searches


Is it needed

Is It Needed?

  • Yes.

    • USA is a powerful nation

    • Vulnerable

    • Prevent another 9/11

    • Ensures safety for traveling

      • Airports

      • Transit systems

      • Trains

      • Etc.


Leaders of tsa

Leaders of TSA

J. Pistole

Gale D. Rossides


Works cited

Works Cited

  • http://www.tsa.gov/index.shtm

  • http://www.google.com/imghp

  • http://www.tsa.gov/press/releases/2011/0201.shtm


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