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TSA Disciplines Agents Who Failed To Screen 11 Passengers At JFK

The Transportation Security Administration has begun disciplining the agents who were responsible for letting 11 passengers walk through a JFK security line without getting screened earlier this week. [ more › ]

At airport security, signs point to confusion about driver's licenses

In my recent travels through Las Vegas and Long Beach airports, I have seen a Transportation Security Administration notification that prompts my question. It mentions that in 2018, driver’s licenses and state identification cards must comply with federal government standards in order to be used...

12 TSA Agents Arrested in Massive Puerto Rican Cocaine Scandal

The Transportation Security Administration has finally solved a massive interagency drug scandal that began in 1998.At least a dozen current and...

80-year-old lady surprised when TSA finds sword inside her walking cane

last weekHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The AP reports that an 80-year-old South Carolina woman had no idea her cane contained a sword until she attempted to board a plane and it was inspected by TSA staff. News outlets report that Transportation Security Administration regional...Show More Summary

The TSA’s Bad Science Revealed!

Categories: Anti-Science Politics Support more videos like this at! Sorta transcript: The Transportation Security Administration, or TSA, has been groping airline passengers for 15 years now — ever since the September 11th... (Read more...)

TSA Knows Its Racist Profiling Program Doesn't Work

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published a damning report today that shows how the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), better known as your airport’s security force, created and then expanded a program meant to spot suspected terrorists based on deceptive behavior, even though it relied on… Read more...

TSA and Racial Profiling

I have my shocked face on, knowing that TSA racially profiles people it believes of Muslim or Latino descent. A new study based on thousands of internal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) documents has excoriated a controversial...Show More Summary

TSA's own files say its program to stop terrorists is unreliable, ACLU says

A controversial program designed to spot potential terrorists at airports by their actions and verbal clues is not supported by studies cited by the Transportation Security Administration and may be used to target minorities. That is the conclusion reached by the ACLU after the group successfully...

If You Don't Have TSA PreCheck, You Might Wanna Get It NOW

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

If you’ve been thinking about getting TSA PreCheck, there’s two fresh new reasons to do it. Last week, the Transportation Security Administration expanded its expedited security service to 11 additional airlines at more than 180 U.S....Show More Summary

TSA adds more airlines to PreCheck program

The Transportation Security Administration said it has increased the number of airlines participating in its PreCheck program by 50 percent, including some major foreign carriers. The agency announced that PreCheck members travelingShow More Summary

11 New Airlines Announce TSA Precheck

30 Airlines Now Participating in TSAPre? 11 US-based and international airlines announced today their participation in the TSAPre? program.  TSAPre? is the Transportation Security Administration’s trusted traveler program.  The program allows travelers who complete a background check and pay a fee to breeze through security at most US airports. Show More Summary

TSA boosts security for inauguration

last monthNews : USAToday: News

Hundreds of Transportation Security Administration officers will help screen visitors Friday for President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration...        

Departing TSA chief leaves behind better training, tech

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The departing head of the Transportation Security Administration said Thursday that creating a training academy for workers, shortening chec...        

US: TSA Chief Stepping Down after Trump Inauguration

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator Peter Neffenger will step down after President-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office Jan. 20, a spokesman said Friday.

TSA Finds Record Number Of Guns In Carry-On Bags In 2016 - Up Over 250% Since Obama Elected

A record number of firearms was discovered in carry-on bags in the U.S. in 2016, according to the Transportation Security Administration. In total, 3,391 firearms were found in carry-on bags at TSA checkpoints across the country -- averaging...Show More Summary

Record number of people caught trying to bring guns on planes in 2016

The Transportation Security Administration found a record number of guns in carry-on baggage in 2016, and a staggering 83 percent of them were loaded. According to the TSA, which released its annual review on Thursday, 3,391 guns were found in checked bags in 2016. Show More Summary

The TSA Found A Record Number Of Firearms In Carry-On Luggage Last Year

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Passengers tried to carry a record number of firearms on to planes in 2016. The Transportation Security Administration found a total of 3,391 firearms being brought onto aircraft in carry-on baggage, 80-percent of which were loaded, according to the TSA’s annual report. Show More Summary

TSA finds record 3,391 guns at checkpoints in 2016

Transportation Security Administration officers found a record-setting 3,391 guns — more than nine per day at airport checkpoints nationwide.        

Guns, Bombs, Batman Knives, and Dead Seahorses: The TSA’s Craziest Confiscations

last monthNews / Crime : Crime Feed

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has posted images of the most outrageous items that agents have found in the carry-on bags of passengers flying through the nation’s airports. The post Guns, Bombs, Batman Knives, and Dead Seahorses: The TSA’s Craziest Confiscations appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Anything to declare?

Sometimes being a physicist means giving detector parts the window seat. John Conway knows the exact width of airplane aisles (15 inches). He also personally knows the Transportation Security Administration operations manager at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. Show More Summary

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