According to Politico, Pistole was interviewed on-stage by CNN reporter Jeanne Meserve at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado. TSA has officers trained to detect behaviors in potential terrorists at 161 airports around the country.
Israel uses behavior detection techniques that engage travelers in conversation prior to boarding flights.
“We’ve looked at what works around the world, some outstanding examples and we are planning to do some new things in the near future here,” Pistole said.
Pistole also said the TSA is planning to test new methods of screening children in light of videos depicting children being patted-down at airports.
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