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Marshals: Innocent People Placed On ‘Watch List’ To Meet Quota

Marshals: Innocent People Placed On ‘Watch List’ To Meet Quota

You could be on a secret government database or watch list for simply taking a picture on an airplane. Some federal air marshals say they’re reporting your actions to meet a quota, even though some top officials deny it.

The air marshals, whose identities are being concealed, told 7NEWS that they’re required to submit at least one report a month. If they don’t, there’s no raise, no bonus, no awards and no special assignments.

“Innocent passengers are being entered into an international intelligence database as suspicious persons, acting in a suspicious manner on an aircraft … and they did nothing wrong,” said one federal air marshal.

These unknowing passengers who are doing nothing wrong are landing in a secret government document called a Surveillance Detection Report, or SDR.

An internal Homeland Security document defines an SDR as a report designed to identify terrorist surveillance activity.

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  1. Bailers77

    If this is true, it’s completely infuriating. This is exactly the type of behavior that is undercutting the public’s trust in law enforcement. Every police officer and agent is tarnished with the same brush when the public hears about this kind of thing.

  2. GamerFromJump

    And don’t forget, Obama and his cronies want this to be a one-way ticket to losing gun rights.

    • Ihatevry1

      no one is taking anyone’s guns away

      • GamerFromJump

        “No fly, no buy” was the scheme, but it was beaten back.

      • GamerFromJump

        Did you just *miss* the attempt to pass a “no fly, no buy” bill? You get put on the list (an opaque, processless action(, and boom, no 2A for you.

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