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TSA Opens Three PreCheck Sign-Up Centers in Washington, D.C.

Excerpt from Washington Post

Dec 16, 2013 11:20 am

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The U.S. government continues to build on top of its already complex system by providing more travelers loopholes to tight security policies rather than easing the process for all travelers one step at a time.

— Samantha Shankman

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Airport police stand in the TSA area of terminal 1 after a shooting incident at Los Angeles airport (LAX), California November 1, 2013. Lucy Nicholson / Reuters


A program intended to zip you through airport security lines will expand in the Washington area Monday as the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) opens three enrollment centers.

It’s all part of TSA administrator John S. Pistole’s drive to lessen the burden and focus on average passengers so that TSA security workers can spend more of their energy looking for people who pose a genuine threat.

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