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Win for GA: Customs Ends Intercept Program

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Less than a month after the head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the agency would review its policy of stopping and searching general aviation aircraft without evidence of wrongdoing, a CBP spokesman has publicly stated that the controversial program is being altered "so as not to needlessly affront law-abiding pilots." (www.flyingmag.com) More...

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joelwiley
joel wiley 1
So, they just hand the program off to the DEA.
WithnailANDi
WithnailANDi 1
Just because most GA pilots are not carrying drugs doesn't mean none of them are. Law enforcement should be based on information, not a crap shoot. I think it's a good move that they're focusing more on getting information rather than just randomly searching people's planes, hoping for a score.

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