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Report finds no indication of racial profiling at Logan

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A year after allegations of widespread racial profiling at Logan International Airport sparked a federal investigation, the Department of Homeland Security says there is no indication that Transportation Security Administration officers in Boston targeted minorities for additional screening.

The investigation focused on the behavior detection program, which refers suspicious passengers for additional screening based on body language, responses to questions, and unusual actions like wearing a heavy coat in the summer.

Of 84 behavior detection officers and managers at Logan interviewed, only one recounted a specific instance of racial profiling, according to a synopsis of a report. Investigators also talked to passengers of color at Logan who had been selected for additional inspections, none of whom alleged that they were targeted because of their race.

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