TSA plans new, more-involved pat-downs for airport security

The more comprehensive screening procedures are not expected to cause delays at the airport.
1:40 | 03/05/17

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Transcript for TSA plans new, more-involved pat-downs for airport security
Josh earnest. Republican representative Sarah Huckabee. The TSA a unveiling a new hands-on procedure. Eva pilgrim has more on how all pat youps will be more thorough. Reporter: This morning, a backlash. Someone who is inexperienced would be very -- could be very threatened. Would be traumatic. Reporter: TSA officers used to evaluate the risk associated with each paepg in question and then choose one of five different patdown options. Now there's one option. A full patdown. Airports putting out warnings. Denver international saying the patdowns will be more thorough and may involve an officer make thing more intimate contact than before. No discretion. If you're going to pat someone down, you have to do it the same way. Reporter: This does not involve any different areas of the body than were screened in the previous procedure. This new plan comes two years after a report on the TSA finding some officers missed guns and other weapons during screenings. We know we're not carrying a concealed weapon. They don't know. They have to find out. Reporter: Who gets the patdown? Anyone who opts out of the standard screening. Those who alarm the machines or a canine. And sometimes, it's just random. This new, more comprehensive screening is not supposed to cause any security delays unless you're the one getting the patdown. In that case, be prepared. Lit slow you down. Maybe she would get to the airport earlier. Eva, thank you. We want to move to the

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