Drive-by Scanning: Officials Expand Use and Dose of Radiation for Security Screening


  • Drive-by Scanning: Officials Expand Use and Dose of Radiation for Security Screening

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    U.S. law enforcement agencies are exposing people to radiation in more settings and in increasing doses to screen for explosives, weapons and drugs. In addition to the controversial airport body scanners, which are now deployed for routine screening, various X-ray devices have proliferated at the border, in prisons and on the streets of New York.

    Source: propublica.org via WRH