‘You might be a choo-choo terrorist if*:

… you are nervous.’

…you are calm looking forward.’

…if you look around while talking on the phone.’

…if passengers are ahead of you getting off the train.’

…if passengers are behind of you getting off the train.’

…if passengers are ahead of you or behind you getting off the train.’

…not carrying any luggage.’

…buy a ticket with physical dollars.’

…buy a ticket right before getting on the train.’

According to the Guidelines for Amtrak Customer Service Employees in Texas, which the ACLU has received as a result of a FOIA request, ticket agents may come in contact with travelers whose conduct is “indicative of criminal activity.” Amtrak says supposed indicators of such activity should immediately be reported to trained law enforcement personnel.

*Regards to Jeff Foxworthy.

Odds Are, You Are Suspicious

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