"They're trained to do exactly that - pick people out of a crowd," Gary Milano, federal security director for the TSA's Tampa office, said today.
These officers don't have the power to arrest but are uniformed behavioral experts, Milano
and the U.S. Secret Service
trained about 70 Tampa police officers and Hillsborough County
sheriff's deputies working the event in their techniques.
described them as "telltale signs of people about to engage in wrongdoing" based on the Israeli security system.
Each behavior, such as profuse sweating, could be innocent on its own but raises eyebrows when coupled with other behaviors, Milano
declined to elaborate.