TSA: New Millimeter Wave Technology

Wednesday - 6/24/2009, 5:43pm EDT

Wendell Shingler

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The old excuse "this is how we've always done it" doesn't apply to one agency, says Wendell Shingler, former Executive Director of the National Incident Response Unit at Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and former Director of the Federal Protective Services. He believes the Transportation Security Administration's passive screening equipment that uses millimeter wave technology is a sign the agency is trying to think in new ways. Mr. Shingler told me why he thinks so, and offered some background on TSA's pilot program.

Click to read Mr. Shingler's post "TSA To Help Monitor Rail System"