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Win for GA: Customs Ends Intercept ProgramLess than a month after the head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the agency would review its policy of stopping and searching general aviation aircraft without evidence of wrongdoing, a CBP spokesman has publicly stated that the controversial program is being altered "so as not to needlessly affront law-abiding pilots." (www.flyingmag.com) More...
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So, they just hand the program off to the DEA.
Just because most GA pilots are not carrying drugs doesn't mean none of them are. Law enforcement should be based on information, not a crap shoot. I think it's a good move that they're focusing more on getting information rather than just randomly searching people's planes, hoping for a score.