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Officers will start random bag inspections on the sprawling Washington subway system, the Washington Metro Transit Police said on Thursday, a week after a man was arrested for making bomb threats to the rail system. Metrorail police officers plan to randomly select bags before passengers enter subway stations and they will swab them or have an explosives-sniffing dog check the bags, according to the Metro police.
Originally posted by Bonified Ween
This has been happening in NYC subways since 9/11 ...nothing new there. Except its in DC. Guess we'll see how those "Real Patriots" in DC like getting their # manhandled...edit on 16-12-2010 by Bonified Ween because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Crakeur
might be a result of the latest from uncle Al Qaeda - seems they're planning on attacking us over the holidays.
I'm pretty sure all these searches are just a pretext to catch people on unrelated crimes like gun/drug possession without probable cause or a search warrant.