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BDOBlack Desert Online (gaming)
BDOBig Day Out (Australian music festival)
BDOBanco de Oro (Philippines)
BDOBritish Darts Organisation
BDOBusiness Document Object
BDOBidirectional Text over-Ride
BDOBlock Development Officer
BDOBusiness Development Office
BDOBlock Development Office (India)
BDOBattle Dress Overgarment
BDOBi-Directional Override (HTML 4.0 tag)
BDOBehavior Detection Officer (US DHS)
BDOBig Dumb Object (something of unknown origin that sits in space until discovered)
BDOBuilding Digital Opportunities (development initiative)
BDOBandung, Indonesia - Husein Sastranegara (Airport Code)
BDOBentonite Diesel Oil
BDOBig Daddy Orchestra (San Diego, CA)
BDOBoard, Department or Office (California)
BDOBlanket Delivery Order
BDOBusiness Development Opportunity
BDOBinder Dijke Otte (accountancy firm)
BDOBomb Disposal Officer
BDOBordeaux Danse Orientale (French: Bordeaux Belly Dance; Bordeaux, France)
BDOBusiness Development Objective
BDOBoom Defense Officer
BDOBusiness Document Object (Object-Oriented Workflow Management)
BDOBunds, DSL, OAT (core European government bonds)
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One is the use of full-body scanners; the other is the efficiency of some 3,000 behavior detection officers. "If your wait times start to go up, it drives you toward opening more lanes earlier than you might normally," explains David Nicholson, chief of finance and administration at the $7.6 billion-a-year aviation security agency.
As of March 2010, the TSA's Screening Passengers by Observational Techniques (SPOT) program had 3,000 "behavior detection officers" in more than 150 airports.
In the real world, the TSA's behavior detection officers have yet to make such a dramatic catch.
Behavior Detection Officers (BDO) carry out SPOT's mission to identify persons who pose a risk to aviation security by focusing on behavioral and appearance indicators.
According to the report, the Transportation Security Administration failed to validate the underlying science before deploying 3,000 behavior detection officers to 161 commercial airports, about a third of the nation's total.
Harding told the Senate Commerce Committee that TSA's 2,000 behavior detection officers need more training and "more engagement with passengers" in order to enhance the layered security approach favored by experts.
"We do a lot of different things to protect aviation, including behavior detection officers, self-defense training for employees."
So far this hidden weapon cannot be snared by the new Behavior Detection Officers on security.
TSA's push for "behavior detection officers" is coming under criticism after statistics revealed that fewer than 1% of their passenger stops led to arrests.
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