Tennessee Becomes First State To Fight Terrorism Statewide
21/10/2011 § Leave a comment
So gushes Nashville’s News Channel 5 as though that’s a good thing.
You’re probably used to seeing TSA’s signature blue uniforms at the airport, but now agents are hitting the interstates to fight terrorism with Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR).
“Where is a terrorist more apt to be found? Not these days on an airplane more likely on the interstate,” said Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons.
Tuesday Tennessee was first to deploy VIPR simultaneously at five weigh stations and two bus stations across the state.
Agents are recruiting truck drivers, like Rudy Gonzales, into the First Observer Highway Security Program to say something if they see something.
Welcome to the new ‘improved’ United Hates of DUHmerica. Ain’t it grand!