396Nov 14, 2013
Los Angeles Airport Shooting
Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) handling of the deadly shooting of a TSA official at LAX airport on November 1.
479Mar 26, 2012
Transportation Security Administration Oversight
Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s use of body scanners at airports and other programs designed to make air transportation safe and secure.
776Jul 13, 2011
Airport Perimeter Security
Government Accountability Office and the Transportation Security Administration officials, the former security director of Tel-Aviv International Airport, and a canine unit inspector of the Amtrak ...
217Jun 14, 2011
Rail Security Threats
Witnesses testified about threats to rail security focusing on recent threats from al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. John Pistole also talked about actions TSA took in response to the Osama ...
6,985Apr 6, 2011
Airline Passenger Screening Behavior Detection Program
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 ...
244Dec 2, 2010
International Aviation Screening Standards
Witnesses testified on international aviation screening standards and airline security measures. Among the topics they addressed were the use of image scanners and pat-downs at security check ...