‘BIG SIS’ LAUNCHES MORE AGGRESSIVE AIRPORT SEARCH; SLIDE DOWN BODY…

Sunday, August 22, 2010
By Paul Martin

New Logan searches blasted
TSA tests frisky frisking policy

By Donna Goodison
BostonHerald.com

Logan airport security just got more up close and personal as federal screeners launched a more aggressive palms-first, slide-down body search technique that has renewed the debate over privacy vs. safety.

The new procedure – already being questioned by the ACLU – replaces the Transportation Security Administration’s former back-of-the-hand patdown.

Boston is one of only two cities in which the new touchy-feely frisking is being implemented as a test before a planned national rollout. The other is Las Vegas.

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