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Ongoing Projects

Title Sort descending Project Objective DHS Component Mission Area
Access Control and SIDA Badge Covert Testing Determine whether TSA implements effective requirements and procedures to safeguard the sterile areas of our nation’s airports. TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
Allegations that Certain TSA Approved Airport Security Policies and Practices Place Public Safety at Risk

To Determine whether TSA engage in actions that constitute gross mismanagement and substantial and specific danger to public safety

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
Audit of Transportation Security Administration's Acquisition of Advanced Imaging Technology

To determine whether the Transportation Security Administration's acquisition of Advanced Imaging Technology addresses needed capabilities.

TSA Promoting Program Integrity
Covert Testing of Access Controls to Secured Airport Areas

Determine whether TSA implements effective requirements and procedures to safeguard the sterile areas of our nation's airports.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
DHS Random Drug Testing for Opioids

Determine how DHS, CBP, ICE, TSA, and USSS are currently addressing illegal and prescription opioid use for employees in Testing Designated Positions.

CBP, DHS, ICE, Secret Service, TSA Promoting Program Integrity
Effectiveness of TSA's Quiet Skies Program

To determine the extent to which TSA (1) collects data for its Quiet Skies program and monitors performance measures to ensure program effectiveness; and (2) evaluates the cost of the Quiet Skies program relative to other transportation security programs.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
Follow Up Review - Classification Methodology for TSA Office of Inspection Criminal Investigators

To determine if data and methods TSA uses for the Office of Inspection criminal investigators as law enforcement officers are adequate and valid.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
The Office of Law Enforcement/Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) - International Flight Operations

To understand the methodology for Federal Air Marshal international flight coverage and the capabilities for interdicting improvised explosive devices.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
The Transportation Security Administration's Prevention of Terrorism Through its Foreign Repair Station Inspections

Determine whether TSA's current inspection process effectively identifies and mitigates aircraft tampering risks and how it works with the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at foreign repair stations that TSA cannot inspect.

TSA Preventing Terrorism and Enhancing Security
Transportation Security Administration's Use of Canines as a Layer of Security

The objective is to determine the extent to which the Transportation Security Administration's canine program can detect a variety of explosive items to safeguard the traveling public. Our audit will include an assessment of the quantity of canines, level of canine training, and accompanying procedures.

TSA Promoting Program Integrity
TSA's Efforts to Hire, Train and Retain Employees

To evaluate how TSA hires, trains and retains its  employees.

TSA Promoting Program Integrity
TSA’s Safeguards to Prevent Racial Discrimination

To determine whether TSA has consistently ensured adequate policies are in place to prevent racial discrimination when conducting screening of the traveling public.

TSA Promoting Program Integrity

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