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Greg Neft, KSL Newsradio If you fly, you have to go through a security checkpoint at the airport. But what about those who work there?
The TSA's employee screening system is a little different from the one they use for passengers.
Nico Melendez, TSA spokesman: "Today, it is a visual inspection and a bag check, while on another day it could be a metal detector and take your shoes off."
TSA Spokesman Nico Melendez says airport workers never know what they'll face.
Nico Melendez: "So we expect the employees to be a little more vigilant and not bring things that they shouldn't have."
Southwest customer service agent Emily Caulderon says she supports it.
Emily Caulderon, customer service agent, Southwest Airlines: "I think it's great. We have to do it."
The program started here at Salt Lake International, and has been expanded system-wide.