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*Nuns
 
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*Women with bags of shopping
 
*Women with bags of shopping
 
*Service personnel either in or out of uniform
 
*Service personnel either in or out of uniform
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The following groups or individuals will be totally ignored by security operatives and [[police]]:
 
The following groups or individuals will be totally ignored by security operatives and [[police]]:
  
*Muslims
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*[[Muslim]]s
*Anyone clearly agitated, sweating profusely and reciting the Koran
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*Anyone clearly agitated, sweating profusely and reciting the [[Koran]]
 
*Baggage handlers
 
*Baggage handlers
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*Dealers in second hand ipods, laptops, jewelry and cameras collecting suspicious packages from baggage handlers.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:41, 21 August 2006

Security screening process whereby a particular social or ethnic group or individuals likely to pose a threat to society or national security are singled out for thorough examination at airports, rail terminals and points of entry. The following groups or individuals are likely to encounter enhanced security measures more than non-profiled categories:

  • Nuns
  • Little old ladies
  • Women with bags of shopping
  • Service personnel either in or out of uniform
  • Families with young children going on holiday
  • The disabled
  • The blatantly gay
  • Airline staff - including flight & cabin crew
  • Cleaners
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Firefighters
  • The generally innocuous

The following groups or individuals will be totally ignored by security operatives and police:

  • Muslims
  • Anyone clearly agitated, sweating profusely and reciting the Koran
  • Baggage handlers
  • Dealers in second hand ipods, laptops, jewelry and cameras collecting suspicious packages from baggage handlers.