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Study Questions U.S. Air Marshals' Effect

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Study Questions U.S. Air Marshals' Effect

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Study Questions U.S. Air Marshals' Effect

Study Questions U.S. Air Marshals' Effect

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A General Accounting Office study of the Federal Air Marshal program questions the results of placing armed security personnel on commercial flights. The study shows that marshals were involved in 28 arrests on airplanes. None of them were linked to terrorism. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Gerald Dillingham, director of civil aviation issues for the General Accounting Office.