Airline Passenger Screening Behavior Detection Program

Witnesses testified about the TSA’s Passenger Screening Behavior Detection Program known as SPOT. The program utilizes behavior… read more

Witnesses testified about the TSA’s Passenger Screening Behavior Detection Program known as SPOT. The program utilizes behavior detection officers to spot unique facial expressions and body language when identifying security threats. The program was implemented in 2003 and cost over $200 million to fund. The Government Accountability Office released a report in May 2010 evaluating this TSA program and concluded that it had failed to stop terrorists and recommended across-the-board improvements. close

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  • Ekman, Paul Professor Emeritus University of California, San Francisco->Psychology
  • Hartwig, Maria Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice->Psychology
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Airline Passenger Screening Behavior Detection Program

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Category:
House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 6, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2011

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