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JTT: Get Through Screening
Fifty Shades of FDE
We all go through some sort of screening process in our lives, some of us more than others. It sucks, but if you want to go places like the airport, theme parks, courthouses, concerts or a multitude of other places, it’s a choice of submitting to the get screen or not getting in. In most cases, you’ll have to go back to your vehicle and put away whatever’s prohibited. In other cases, you won’t get that chance and you may be fined, or worse, arrested.
One of the least desirable assignments in my line of work is Weapons Screening for the courthouses. It is, however, a very necessary layer of security. If I had a dime for every person who said, “Oh, just like the airport!”, I’d be filthy rich and they’d still be wrong. Although it’s a similar process, what the courthouse and the airport screen for and prohibit are in fact different.
My first piece of advice for anyone who anticipates being screened is to ask, “Do I really need this item for what I’m doing today (or on this trip)?”
If the answer is no, leave it at home or in your car.
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