The sequester is really hurting air travel. There aren't enough TSA agents milling around joking with each other to get us through security.
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Post by Ericka SóuterIt was a scary scene at the Honolulu International Airport a few days ago. A woman suddenly attacked a female TSA agent. Apparently there was no other security personnel around at the time and a vacationing off-duty cop had to come to her rescue. Show More Summary
Nobody knows better to say something if they see something than a cop. But one off-duty cop on vacation in Hawaii took that “say something” and changed it into a “do something” when he saw a woman assaulting a Transportation Security Administration agent at Honolulu International Airport. The man relayed his side of events, wherein he had just taken off … [More]
In 2011, the Transportation Security Authority conducted an internal investigation of their employees to see how many followed proper security procedures, and unsurprisingly, they discovered that the answer was not many. Yesterday, the...Show More Summary
A TSA agent delayed security checks at John F. Kennedy International Airport after he mistakenly shot himself and five other agents with pepper spray. Agent Christ-Yves Dabel, 27, of Brooklyn found the canister on the floor and thought it was a laser pointer. "They were playing around with it," said one Kennedy Airport official.
A TSA agent who accidentally sprayed five fellow employees left JFK Airport with mud in its eye. According to the New York Post, the stinging substance that is meant to be shot in the eye, sent all six airport security screeners to the hospital. The Post reports, "The agent, Chris Yves Dabel, discovered the device [...]
A TSA agent delayed security checks at John F. Kennedy International Airport after he mistakenly shot himself and five other agents with pepper spray. The security agent, Christ-Yves Dabel, 27, of Brooklyn, N.Y., “found the canister on the floor and thought it was a laser...
Plein Air magazine created this label to explain your art supplies to TSA agents. In the comments, I'd love to hear your stories about carrying your art supplies through airline checkpoints.
An airport security worker who discovered a container of pepper spray at JFK sprayed five of his colleagues with the chemical as he was 'playing around' with the canister.All six TSA screeners were taken to hospital, and security checks...Show More Summary
Our latest installment in the popular "TSA Follies" security theater series comes to us from JFK Airport, where a TSA agent foolishly discharged pepper spray that was discovered at a checkpoint. A Port Authority source tells the Post...Show More Summary
The agent at JFK Airport in New York fired at five other TSA agents. The agent, Chris Yves Dabel, discovered the device at the Terminal 2 security checkpoint and tried to determine if it was real, a source told The Post. He told Port Authority cops that he “found the canister on the floor and [...]
A double amputee was humiliated by Transportation Security Administration agents who made him take off both his legs and refused to help put them back on, a US Congressman wrote to the TSA. In his letter to the TSA, California Representative Duncan Hunter wrote that several Marines from returning to San Diego from Arizona on [...]Show More Summary
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) has registered a complaint after TSA agents forced a wounded marine to remove his prosthetic limbs while his wheelchair was examined at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor airport. From The Washington Times: Transportation...Show More Summary
Washington Times: Transportation Security Administration inspectors forced a wounded Marine who lost both of his legs in an IED blast and who was in a wheelchair to remove his prosthetic legs at one point, and at another point to stand painfully on his legs while his wheelchair was examined, according to a complaint a congressman [...]
An undercover investigator with a fake bomb hidden on his body last week passed through a metal detector, went through a pat-down at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty Airport, and was never caught, the Transportation Security Administration said today. “It’s sort of like a red teaming...
Keshia Knight Pulliam thinks it's wasteful for the Federal government to drop $50 mil on TSA uniforms in the wake of massive spending cuts.As the "Cosby" star was leaving LAX this AM, she eyed a few TSA agents and concluded they were cute enough as…
It was no surprise to learn, courtesy yesterday’s New York Post, that traveling with sex toys in your carry-on bag can yield funny looks, more frequent hand searches, and creepy notes from TSA agents. (If only because the Post previously reported on the phenomenon when it happened to writer Jill ... More »