34 th Annual Airports Conference Hershey, PA. Kelly D. Wheaton Deputy Chief Counsel, Enforcement March 2, 2011. Overview. TSA Authorities Law Enforcement at Airports TSA Airport Personnel Pre-Checkpoint Security: Secure Flight Screening Checkpoint TSA’s Search Authority SPOT
Kelly D. Wheaton
Deputy Chief Counsel, Enforcement
March 2, 2011
TSA addressed privacy concerns for Imaging Technology
Remote TSOs. Only remotely located TSOs view images
Faces. Faces obscured by filters
Storage. Images cannot be saved, transmitted, printed, or otherwise stored
PII. Privacy Impact Assessment published on October 2008
Signage. Signage at airports informs passengers that alternative screening is available (pat-down by TSO, hand-held magnetometers)
AbdulhakimMujahid Muhammad, 23, (aka Carlos Bledsoe) drove an
airport shuttle for hotel guests and would also take patrons on tours. He attacked a recruiting center in Little Rock, Arkansas.
NajibullahZazi ,24, was licensed in early 2009 to operate an airport shuttle. Zazi worked for ABC Transportation for six months. Prior to that he worked for another shuttle company at DEN.
Regulations. Airport security regulations can be found in 49 CFR part 1542.
Security Program Parameters at 49 CFR § 1542.103 require airports to:
Describe secured area
Describe measures to perform access control or to control movement within secured area
Evacuation plans to be reviewed
Approval by TSA. The ASP and any amendments to it must be approved by TSA. 49 CFR § 1542.105
Immunity for Reporting Suspicious Activity