Old Nov 21, 04, 8:00 am
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Originally Posted by TSASuper
What suggestions would you like to give if you spotted an image on the xray monitor that resembled a bomb? If it had all the basic components that you were trained to look for and you saw them on the monitor, what do you think should happen?
How about asking the owner of the bag, "Excuse me, sir [ma'am], but the x-ray machine is showing something that looks like a bomb in your bag. Do you have any idea what that could be?" Depending on the response, take it from there. But look at the passenger and use a little judgment. Does anybody believe for one moment that a 60-year-old salesman was trying to carry a bomb on board a plane? Obviously, there was a reasonable explanation. Just let the poor guy explain it to you!

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