Passenger Profiling: The Future Of Airport Security

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With technology advancements, airport security methods have advanced as well, making prior detection of emerging eminent threats possible. After the events of September 11, 2001 occurred, “passenger profiling is one solution that is being adopted in terminals around the world” (Persico & Todd, 2005, p. 129). Airport security officers ought to ensure that they follow specific protocols in randomly selecting someone to subject to searches the airport. However, the disadvantages of passenger profiling, including concerns about stereotyping, are preventing the process from gaining widespread use, which is one of the reasons airport security is a societal problem. Travelers have expressed their concerns about unequal profiling and discriminatorily
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