2018 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review

First Responders TSA Pre Check

As a first responder we have been vetted out by the local authoritiy using the Federal Governments databases. Our fingerprints have been checked over and over again. We are the ones that would respond in case of an emergency at an airport or any travel point . Why can't we be given TSA Pre Check at no charge?

 

I think first responders should be automatically enrolled in TSA Pre Check.

Submitted by (@mojuice1996)

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2018 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review

TSA Pre-Check Criminal History & Managed Inclusion

Currently in order to enroll for TSA Pre-Check you have to go through a criminal history check, however, at this current point in time there are very few criminal offenses which are permanent disqualifiers. Most criminal offenses are listed as interim disqualifying criminal offenses, which means that after just 7 years a person with a criminal history that includes: voluntary manslaughter, assault with intent to kill, ...more »

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2018 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review

Use Federal Background Checks for TSA PreCheck

Significant background checks and air travel are necessary parts of many federal jobs. Security clearance background checks could be used to automatically enroll screened federal employees for TSA PreCheck, resulting in cost saving for the federal government through reduced staff time in security lines, and increasing TSA efficiency and effectiveness by allowing TSA to focus on fewer travelers at security checkpoints. ...more »

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2018 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review

Fix the gaps in TSA Precheck

TSA has permitted airlines to assign TSA PreCheck status to their passengers who have not been vetted and approved through the TSA PreCheck program. Such arbitrary permissions amount to significant security gaps at our airports, by allowing unvetted persons to circumvent more strict security screening to enter the sterile area of the airport.

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