Amtrak employees, parking-lot attendants, shopping retailers, bridge workers and even campers near the Canadian border have all been encouraged to report “suspicious activity” as part of an ongoing program by the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department to head off terrorism before it occurs.
So who’s the latest enlistee in the war on terror? Garbage collectors, according to the below segment from a Fox News station in Albany, N.Y. The story doesn’t specifically cite terrorism, saying the initiative is intended for keeping the area free from crime. But with former FBI agents involved in training the trash collectors on what to look for, it’s difficult to imagine terrorism won’t come up.