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Current National Threat Level is elevated

The threat level
in the airline sector is
High or Orange.
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THE SEVEN SIGNS OF TERRORISM

Surveillance Someone recording or monitoring activities. This may include the use of cameras (either still or video), note taking, drawing diagram annotating on maps, or using binoculars or other vision-enhancing devices
Elicitation People or organizations attempting to gain information about military operations, capabilities, or people. Elicitation attempts may be made by mail, fax, telephone, or in person.
Tests of security Any attempts to measure reaction times to security breaches or to penetrate physical security barriers or procedures in order to assess strengths and weaknesses.
Acquiring supplies Purchasing or stealing explosives, weapons, ammunition, etc. Also includes acquiring military uniforms, decals, flight manuals, passes or badges (or the equipment to manufacture such items) or any other controlled items.
Suspicious persons
out of place
Suspicious persons out of place: People who don't seem to belong in the workplace, neighborhood, business establishment, or anywhere else. Includes suspicious border crossings and stowaways aboard ship or people jumping ship in port
Dry run/Trial run Putting people into position and moving them around according to their plan without actually committing the terrorist act. This is especially true when planning a kidnapping, but it can also pertain to bombings. An element of this activity could also
Deploying assets People and supplies getting into position to commit the act. This is a person's last chance to alert authorities before the terrorist act occurs.


OTHER ITEMS OF POTENTIAL INTEREST
Weapons, ammunition, explosives or police scanners
Numerous computers, flat-bed scanners, GPS's or I.D. templates
Rental, theft, or purchase of a 1 ton (or larger) truck or van
Rental of a house or apartment and pay cash several months ahead
Provides very vague personal information and asks a lot of questions
Unusual Odors
Covered Windows
Installs additional locks on the house or apartment.
Modification of a truck or van with heavy springs to handle heavier load
Suspicious rental or theft of limousine
Explosives, theft or sale of explosive powders or blasting caps
Large sale or theft of ammonium nitrate fertilizer
Multiple sets of identification
Training manuals, radical literature, GPS units, maps, hotel receipts or photos
Training manuals, radical literature, GPS units, maps, hotel receipts or photos
Coded communication
Non-Military persons with military style weapons, clothing and equipment
AND ANY COMBINATION OF THE ABOVE ACTIVITIES.
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