NYC Random Searches Ruled Constitutional
Random bag searches in New York City subways have been ruled constitutional by U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman today. While opposed by the ACLU as 'unnecessary invasions of privacy', simple logic won the case.
During the trial, Deputy Police Commissioner David Cohen said the searches keep terrorists guessing. "Unpredictability is the enemy of terrorists and the ally of those trying to prevent an attack," said Cohen, who joined the police department after a three-decade career at the CIA analyzing the threat of terrorism.