TSA Security Failures & Negligence – February 2014

105 Incidents Between 12-1-10 and 10-6-13

9-year-old Minneapolis boy runs away on flight to Vegas

http://www.startribune.com/local/west/226626241.html

Transportation Security:: TSA Could Strengthen Monitoring of Allegations of Employee Misconduct‏

http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-624?source=ra

TSA misconduct cases grew 26% in three years

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/07/30/tsa-misconduct-gao/2599869/

Fliers More Fed Up Than Ever Before, Study Shows

http://www.cnbc.com/id/100622381

TSA let man board flight without going through security check

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/plane_idiots_security_check_man_kBEAMXA6qWNFu3BtQwJcWM

Metro Airport North Terminal Evacuated

http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2013/04/01/metro-airport-north-terminal-evacuated

http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/01/travel/michigan-airport-terminal-evacuated/index.html

 

Security Breach at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

http://www.ktvn.com/story/21785132/security-breach

Man impersonating pilot reached plane’s cockpit at Philly airport, police say

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/03/22/pilot-impersonator-reaches-plane-cockpit-at-philly-airport/

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/story/21760382/only-on-fox-man-poses-as-pilot-kicked-off-plane

Seattle airport disrupted by security breach

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/03/20/seattle-airport-disrupted-by-security-breach/?test=latestnews

Rape Suspect Carries Stun-Gun Past JFK Airport Security

http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2013/03/13/rape-suspect-carries-stun-gun-past-jfk-airport-security

TSA screeners allow fed agent with fake bomb to pass through security at Newark Airport

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/newark_tsa_bomb_boozled_eTIZBp2X7B299qO5WCWvAK

TSA Allowed at Least 11 Airport Employees With Criminal Backgrounds To Receive Security Badges

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/tsa-allowed-least-11-airport-employees-criminal-backgrounds-receive-security-badges

Passenger accidentally ends up in secure area at Atlanta airport

http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/21474945/airline-passenger-accidentally-ends-up-in-secure-area-at-airport

Investigation: Airport security‏

http://www.myfoxdfw.com/story/21290524/investigation-airport-security

NBC New York : Mom Finds Drug Bottle in Suitcase After Flight‏

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Mystery-Medicine-Bottle-Found-Suitcase-Young-Son-Westchester-Family-JetBlue-TSA-189761241.html

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/50701197

Government inspectors say TSA canine inspection mess stinks, costs taxpayers millions

http://skift.com/2013/02/01/even-tsas-sniffing-dogs-cant-get-their-act-together-costing-taxpayers-millions

http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/tsa/280637-tsa-ineffectively-using-bomb-sniffing-dogs-gao-report-findsNewark Airport Checkpoint Shut Down Over Unscreened Liquid

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/01/20/newark-airport-checkpoint-shut-down-over-unscreened-liquid/

TSA dumps near-naked Rapiscan body scanners

http://www.federaltimes.com/article/20130121/TRAVEL02/301210002/TSA-dumps-near-naked-Rapiscan-body-scanners?odyssey=tab%7ctopnews%7ctext%7cFRONTPAGE

Electric toothbrush sparks airport security scare

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/electric-toothbrush-sparks-airport-security-scare/nTmxp/

Former Edison police officer Alex Glinsky  accused of racism landed TSA job at Newark airport | NJ.com‏

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/12/former_edison_police_officer_a.html?mobRedir=false

Miami TSA Screening Chief Juan Garcia Fired From MPD for Trying to Buy Sex

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/2012-12-13/news/miami-tsa-screening-chief-juan-garcia-fired-from-mpd-for-trying-to-buy-sex/

Live shotgun shell found on Delta plane bound for Detroit in Milwaukee airport

http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/Live-shotgun-shell-found-on-Delta-plane-bound-for-Detroit-in-Milwaukee-airport/-/1719418/17578300/-/format/rsss_2.0/-/uj3yuaz/-/index.html

TSA seeks to fire, suspend screeners at Newark

http://www.govexec.com/management/2012/10/tsa-seeks-fire-suspend-screeners/58908/

TSA reacts to ‘widespread’ failures at Honolulu from 2010

http://www.usatoday.com/story/todayinthesky/2012/10/09/tsa-honolulu-report/1623029/

Inspector General Confirms TSA Meltdown

http://www.aviationpros.com/news/10812208/inspector-general-confirms-tsa-meltdown

Secret observers find ‘shocking’ lapses in Newark airport security, report says

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/10/secret_observers_find_shocking.html

JFK Airport Evacuated Because of a Suspicious Paperweight

http://www.travelerstoday.com/articles/3203/20120928/jfk-airport-evacuated-suspicious-paperweight-grenade-security-customs-new-york-nyc-tsa-security-scare-travel.htm

TSA reviews NBA Hornets’ exec with firearm‏

http://www.cnn.com/2012/09/29/sport/tsa-new-orleans-hornets-exec

Report: Woman got loaded gun past TSA

http://www.schnittshow.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=104668&article=10454775

TSA Fails To Vet Thousands Of Foreign Pilots

http://www.10news.com/news/31424485/detail.html

Despite millions spent, TSA says no change to shoe policy

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/post/2012/08/tsa-shoes-airport-security/830519/1

‘Suspicious Device’ at Springfield Airport Turns Out to be Voltage Adaptor

http://ozarksfirst.com/fulltext?nxd_id=685692

TSA whistleblower raises concerns about security at RSW

http://www.fox4now.com/news/local/165346696.html

Newark airport TSA screeners allow woman ‘suspect of explosives’ through security | Mail Online‏

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2184503/Newark-airport-TSA-screeners-allow-woman-suspect-explosives-security.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

TSA: ‘A U.S. Citizen Who Is On The No-Fly List Could Commence Flight Training’

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/tsa-us-citizen-who-no-fly-list-could-commence-flight-training

TSA Let 25 Illegal Aliens Attend Flight School Owned by Illegal Alien

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/tsa-let-25-illegal-aliens-attend-flight-school-owned-illegal-alien

TSA firing 8 air marshals in NY for drinking on training day

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/tsa_firing_air_marshals_training_kTOrYBLL3mSlXROp7F3pXO

TSA fires Newark workers, says some slept on job

http://travel.usatoday.com/flights/post/2012/06/tsa-newark-screeners-fired/792310/1

Ax falls amid Newark TSA chaos – 9 Fired & 30 being Investigated for sleeping on the job.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/ax_falls_amid_newark_tsa_chaos_tuqjuHXHT7WFDvguB9hNWP?utm_medium=rss&utm_content=Local

Seven TSA workers fired after huge bribery scandal at the Philadelphia International Airport

http://www.naturalnews.com/036293_TSA_bribery_scandal.html

TSA screening problem forces evacuation at JFK

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57459361/tsa-screening-problem-forces-evacuation-at-jfk/

TSA Discovers Replica Grenades on Passenger

http://online.wsj.com/article/APd349dd059c6346438b7c17a21223cbfe.html

Suspicious Bag Prompts Evacuation Of Terminal 6 At LAX

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2012/06/05/suspicious-bag-prompts-evacuation-of-terminal-6-at-lax/

5 TSA employees removed from duty at RSW

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/18681393/2012/06/01/5-tsa-employees-removed-from-duty-at-rsw

John Mica tells TSA to come clean about airport ‘meltdown’

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0612/76974.html

Airport Evacuation: Five people overcome by mystery odor at airport – Sun Sentinel‏

http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-05-18/news/fl-ftl-airport-evacuation-20120518_1_mysterious-odor-entire-terminal-security-checkpoint

NJ.com : Newark Airport security supervisor accused of using ID of NYC murder victim‏

http://mobile.nj.com/advnj/pm_29221/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=oc7PM1bN

Newark Airport Evacuated Over Baby Security Breach

http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2012/04/newark-airport-evacuated-over-baby-threat.html

Congress: full-body airport scanners wouldn’t have caught underwear bomber

TSA knew scanners a bu$t: pols

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/crotch_shot_JLywYxecALEXuc4pNcMUWN#ixzz1uS41chdo

TSA may buy more controversial scanners

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fl-tsa-radiation-scanners-20120508,0,4510627.story

Cuba complains that guns in luggage checked in at MIA were not stopped

http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/24/v-print/2765920/cuba-complains-that-guns-in-luggage.html

TSA, Port Authority Blame Each Other For Newark Airport Evacuation

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2012/04/27/tsa-port-authority-blame-each-other-for-newark-airport-evacuation/

Man detained after baggage triggers bomb scare in Minneapolis airport

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-usa-airportminneapolis-update-1l2e8fr2cb-20120427,0,5817672.story

TSA delays background checks for new hires

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/tsa-bypasses-background-checks-new-hires/nMhrw/

http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/bull20120504-tsa-relaxes-background-security-checks-rule-for-airport-employees

http://www.tampabay.com/news/article1227306.ece

Pictures show breach remains at airport

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/pictures-show-breach-remains-airport/nNyP8/

Security at AMS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBplXp561co

TSA finds no profiling at Honolulu

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/04/13/apnewsbreak-tsa-finds-no-profiling-at-honolulu/

Security breach forces evacuation of Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal B

http://www.northjersey.com/news/transportation/Security_breach_forces_evacuation_of_Newark_Liberty_International_Airports_Terminal_B.html

Student’s Science Project Shuts Down Dallas Airport

http://www.webpronews.com/students-science-project-shuts-down-dallas-airport-2012-04#comment-225585

APNewsBreak: 3 refugees cleared in fake bomb plot

http://ktar.com/?sid=1521533&nid=867

GAO: Improvement needed in three TSA screening programs

http://www.federalnewsradio.com/85/2804739/GAO-Improvement-needed-in-three-TSA-screening-programs

Do TSA’s new airport scanners miss some metal objects?

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/travel/2017860198_webtroubleshooter28.html

BWI terminal shut down after security gaffe

http://www.wtop.com/?nid=86&sid=2804345

TSA Issues Still Exist

http://centralofficers.com/2012/03/tsa-issues-still-exist/

Newark Federal Security Barbara Bonn Powell replaced in wake of security problems.

http://www.tsa.gov/press/releases/2011/0419.shtm

Box cutter found on Delta plane at TIA forces evacuation

http://www.baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2012/3/17/exclusive_box_cutter

When a Phone Disappears at Airport Security, No One’s in Charge

http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/03/16/travel/the-case-of-a-stolen-iphone-at-a-san-francisco-airport.html

House members to TSA: You will inspect all inbound air cargo, right?

http://articles.cnn.com/2011-11-01/travel/travel_house-tsa-cargo_1_cargo-tsa-administrator-john-pistole-tsa-spokesman-greg-soule?_s=PM:TRAVEL

Jonah Hill caused airport security scare

http://www.3news.co.nz/Jonah-Hill-caused-airport-security-scare/tabid/418/articleID/246758/Default.aspx

Passengers complain about wait times at LR airport

http://www.stuttgartdailyleader.com/newsnow/x299875069/Passengers-complain-about-wait-times-at-LR-airport

How to get ANYTHING through TSA nude body scanners: Blogger exposes loophole in $1billion fleet

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2111417/How-TSA-nude-body-scanners-Blogger-exposes-loophole-1billion-fleet.html

http://tsaoutofourpants.wordpress.com/

Southwest cancels flight after box cutter found

http://m.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/mar/05/southwest-cancels-flight-after-box-cutter-found/

JFK terminal security checkpoint briefly closed

http://www.wcax.com/story/17079254/jfk-terminal-security-checkpoint-briefly-closed

Rep. Keating: Perimeter Security Is The Weakest Link In Airport Safety 1300 known breaches in 10 years

http://www.aviationpros.com/news/10643621/rep-keating-perimeter-security-is-the-weakest-link-in-airport-safety

Lady With Dagger In Bag Gets Past TSA AT JFK Airport

http://gothamist.com/2012/03/04/lady_with_dagger_in_bag_gets_past_t.php

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/new_jfk_security_breach_PB8L58gzpwjmyqktLHRssN

TSA finds inactive mortar fuse, explains ripple effect

http://www.gsnmagazine.com/node/25714?c=airport_aviation_security

TSA investigating suspected security breach at Sacramento airport

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_20044765

Woman in wheelchair sets off S.F. airport security scare

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/02/elderly-woman-in-wheelchair-sets-off-sf-airport-security-scare.html

Security breach at JFK Airport

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57384337/security-breach-at-jfk-airport/#comments

Charges dismissed against soldier arrested over airport

http://news.yahoo.com/charges-dismissed-against-soldier-arrested-over-airport-235450333.html

Air marshals to be reorganized amid internal problems

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.8b32ad461489ab05113fc900b5f26049.e91&show_article=1

How safe is the cargo on passenger flights?

http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/16/travel/cargo-terror-concerns/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

Man Steals Rolex Watch From Passenger At TSA’s Airport Security Checkpoint (WATCH)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb/2012/02/14/man-steals-rolex-watch-airport-security_n_1276344.html

Security breach prompts rescreenings at Newark airport

http://www.northjersey.com/news/transportation/airports_aviation/021112_Man_eager_to_greet_wife_causes_security_breach_at_Newark_airport.html

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/man_walks_past_tsa_checkpoint_at_FeGETN8YTRPcKQl7bvlBMN

TSA Investigation Underway After Driver Accidentally Enters Taxiway At Philadelphia International Airport

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2012/02/10/exclusive-tsa-investigation-underway-after-driver-accidentally-enters-taxiway-at-philadelphia-international-airport/

Newark in knots amid TSA blunders

http://m.nypost.com/p/news/local/newark_in_knots_amid_tsa_blunders_ejKWubjyv7307eHvZ7tFJK

http://www.aviationpros.com/news/10623040/anatomy-of-an-airport-security-breach

TSA: Woman slips through D/FW Airport checkpoint with gun and planes leaves gate

http://www.myfoxdfw.com/dpp/news/Plane-Left-Gate-With-Gun-on-Board-DFW-Airport-Says-011812

http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/TSA-Woman-slips-through-DFW-Airport-checkpoint-with-gun-137567048.html

Teen girl flies to Virginia rendezvous without parents’ knowledge

http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/region_tampa/teen-girl-flies-to-virginia-rendezvous-without-parents-knowledge

Fayetteville airport TSA questioned 2012

http://www2.nbc17.com/news/2012/jan/04/fayetteville-airport-tsa-questioned-41651-vi-39390/

TSA Fails to Detect Large Knife at Myrtle Beach Airport 2012

http://vimeo.com/34522182

NC soldier’s account to investigators indicates he may have flown to Texas with explosives 2011

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/us-serviceman-stopped-at-texas-airport-with-explosives-in-bag-due-for-first-court-appearance/2012/01/03/gIQA1oqfXP_story.html

Smoke Screening Bruce Schneier Use Fake Boarding Pass to Access Gates

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/12/tsa-insanity-201112

Sword/Cane Gets Through Airport Security

http://m.nbcdfw.com/nbcdfw/pm_108184/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=IBy15Etu

Holland native blames TSA for missed flight after bag of candy closes Ford Airport checkpoint

http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2011/12/holland_native_blames_tsa_for.html

Mass. woman says TSA confiscated frosted cupcake

http://www.abc2news.com/dpp/news/national/mass-woman-says-tsa-confiscated-frosted-cupcake

Cerabino: Dessert-toting traveler thinks TSA takes cake

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_8545/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=hIFMYkMW

Smoke Screening

http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2011/12/tsa-insanity-201112

TSA to remove agents for failing to properly inspect bags

http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/TSA-looking-to-remove-12-employees–135743013.html

TSA Under Investigation at MSP International

http://kstp.com/news/stories/S2409898.shtml?cat=1

Local airport security misses wrong boarding pass

http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/local/21006012915969/local-airport-security-misses-wrong-boarding-pass/

Travelers wonder how gun made it past TSA at IAH

http://www.khou.com/news/local/Travelers-wonder-how-gun-made-it-past-TSA-at-IAH–134166083.html

Charlotte TSA Fails to Detect Knife in Carry-On

http://www.foxcharlotte.com/news/local/Charlotte-TSA-Fails-to-Detect-Knife-in-Carry-On-133335723.html

Los Angeles terminal closed over security breach

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LA_AIRPORT_SECURITY_BREACH?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-11-02-11-15-57

TSA axes Dec. 31 screening deadline

http://www.aircargoworld.com/Air-Cargo-News/2011/10/tsa-axes-dec-31-screening-deadline/312899

Man passes through security at PDX with 500 rounds of ammo

http://www.kmtr.com/news/local/story/Man-passes-through-security-at-PDX-with-500/hPDAHImf2E-Und0f3LJ2ew.cspx

TSA Lacks Criteria to Judge Non-U.S. Air Security, GAO Says

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-31/tsa-lacks-criteria-to-judge-non-u-s-airport-security-gao-says.html

Ch. 2 investigation exposes major security breach at Hartsfield-Jackson

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/ch-2-investigation-exposes-major-security-breach-h/nFNpF/

TSA Lets Loaded Gun Slip Through LAX

http://www.ktla.com/news/landing/ktla-loaded-gun-found-in-bag-at-lax,0,7716332.story

Salt Lake airplane passenger carried knife on board, made threats, police say

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705391170/Salt-Lake-airplane-passenger-carried-knife-on-board-made-threats-police-say.html

New Security Program Causes Major Logan Jam

http://www.thebostonchannel.com/r/29203248/detail.html

TSA fires 28 over improper luggage screening at Honolulu airport

http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/18/travel/tsa-screeners/

TSA Amends Air Cargo Screening Regulations, Accepts to Weaker Air Cargo Security

http://www.governmentvideo.com/article/110250

TSA: JFK Flight Diverted Over Security Concerns

http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/147079/tsa–jfk-flight-diverted-over-security-concerns

TSA misses knife in passenger’s luggage on 9/11 anniversary

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/tsa_misses_knife_in_passenger_luggage_DHAqwDkno9JMO1hOdWPG6L

Suspicious powder in baggage at PDX was laundry detergent

http://www.kptv.com/story/15435810/suspicious-powder-in-baggage-at-pdx-was-actually-laundry-detergent

Flight to BWI diverted due to passenger’s ‘suspicious behavior’

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-bwi-flight-diverted-20110910,0,787666.story

No charges against 3 detained at Detroit airport

http://news.yahoo.com/no-charges-against-3-detained-detroit-airport-012643072.html

TSA Says No Security Scare on Lambert Flight After All

http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2011/09/12/report-911-security-scare-on-plane-leaving-lambert/

Police: ‘Suspicious’ passengers on flight diverted to St. Louis were no threat

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_3322c742-de12-11e0-9634-0019bb30f31a.html

Two Men Pulled from DFW AA Flight | NBC Dallas-Fort Worth

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Two-Men-Pulled-from-DFW-AA-Flight-129394388.html

Danisa Landaeta Charged In Miami Airport Bomb Hoax

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/01/danisa-landaeta-charged-i_n_945356.html

Homeland Security Today: Lax TSA Badging Oversight Highlights Larger Issue of Terrorists Acquiring Law Enforcement Credentials, Weapons

http://www.hstoday.us/blogs/the-kimery-report/blog/lax-tsa-badging-oversight-highlights-larger-issue-of-terrorists-acquiring-law-enforcement-credentials-weapons/b6f39be3eec974e1f326c3743e528607.html

How did that “high risk” sex offender get a job at a local port? The TSA will never tell…

http://blog.beaumontenterprise.com/bayou/2011/08/29/how-did-that-high-risk-sex-offender-get-a-job-at-a-local-port-the-tsa-will-never-tell/

 Flight delayed while TSA checks out mystery tool

http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110830/NEWS/108300311

TSA Finds No “Suspicious Item” after Locking Down Palm Springs International Airport and Forcing Evacuation

http://www.kpsplocal2.com/Content/Breaking-News/story/UPDATE-TSA-Confirms-Suspicious-Item-in-Palm/_z8_8IM6Mk2FjrRiLyDfOQ.cspx

TSA Investigating Firecrackers On Plane

http://www.channel3000.com/news/28888208/detail.html

Metal detector turned off, passengers rescreened

http://www.swrnn.com/2011/08/13/metal-detector-turned-off-at-john-wayne-airport-passengers-rescreened/

TSA cannot guarantee accuracy of 900,000 airport security badges

http://www.iwatchnews.org/2011/08/09/5611/tsa-cannot-guarantee-accuracy-900000-airport-security-badges

Inspector General Probe Headed For HNL to Probe TSA

http://www.kitv.com/news/28786012/detail.html

Science project closes Omaha airport terminal – Connecticut Post

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Luggage-scare-closes-Omaha-airport-terminal-1711887.php#ixzz1U0NACMPV

Training Bomb Causes Scare Near Cincinnati Airport

http://www.local12.com/news/local/story/Training-Bomb-Causes-Scare-Near-Cincinnati-Airport/Pym4uc3jBUyxspyHWiow-Q.cspx

TSA detains Wrong Person After Finding Knife in Tampa

http://thefloridanewsjournal.com/2011/07/31/tsa-detains-wrong-person-after-finding-knife-in-tampa/

3 Charged In Alleged Airport Drug Smuggling Scheme at SLC

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/07/16/3-charged-in-alleged-airport-drug-smuggling-scheme/

Boy Scout Leader Jailed for Bullet in Fanny Pack

http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2011/07/20/boy-scout-leader-jailed-for-bullet-in-fanny-pack/

SC man: TSA failed to detect knife in carry-on luggage

http://www.wistv.com/story/15114456/passenger-tsa-failed-to-detect-knife-in-carry-on-luggage

Woman Gets Knife Past TSA Checkpoints Not Once, But Twice!

http://consumerist.com/2011/07/woman-gets-knife-past-tsa-not-once-but-twice.html

Stun Gun found On Board Jet Blue Plane

http://www.myfoxboston.com/dpps/news/stun-gun-found-on-board-jet-blue-plane-20110710_14065451

Olajide Noibi, Airplane Stowaway, Nabbed In LAX, But Not By TSA

http://news.travel.aol.com/2011/06/30/airplane-stowaway-olajide-noibi-nabbed-in-lax-but-not-by-tsa/

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2.5″ Knife Goes through Phoenix Airport Security

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXEmjPoLRUI

‘Raising Hope’ Actor Garret Dillahunt Sneaks Knife Through TSA, Tweets About It

http://www.popeater.com/2011/06/27/garret-dillahunt-raising-hope-twitter-rainn-wilson-tsa-knife-airport/

Confirmed: Fullerton Cop Arrested for Stealing iPad at TSA Checkpoint

http://www.fullertonsfuture.org/2011/fullerton-cop-arrested-for-stealing-ipad-at-tsa-checkpoint/

Newark airport flight delayed after suspicious message is found in plane’s bathroom | NJ.com

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/06/newark_airport_flight_delayed.html

Illegal Guyanese migrant stole identity, got job as American Airlines flight attendant

http://www.demerarawaves.com/index.php/Latest/2011/06/17/illegal-guyanese-migrant-stole-identity-got-job-as-american-airline-flight-attendant.html

TSA Investigates Stowaway Report On Flight To Charlotte

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/28236402/detail.html

Chefs Knives get through security

http://chicagoist.com/2011/06/13/chef_tweet_of_the_week_paul_kahan_k.php

TSA finds unclaimed guns about to board plane at Louisville airport

http://www.whas11.com/home/TSA-finds-unclaimed-guns-about-to-board-plane-at-Louisville-airport–123721564.html

Oops. Bomb at MSP was only a drill

http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/122200374.html

TSA removes 36 Honolulu screeners, bosses for not checking for explosives

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2011/06/tsa-removes-36-honolulu-screeners-managers-for-not-checking-for-explosives/1

TSA Notifies Airport Of Dogs Failing Test

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/news/investigative/010610_TSA_Bomb_Sniffing_Dog_Fail_Recertification

GAO: Investigators drove ‘explosive’ into secure port

http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/05/10/port.security/index.html?hpt=T2

Bungling screeners miss knife on flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to JFK 5-11-11

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/security_misses_point_ofjbNL8dM9Qn8BzbUy9QkO

Discovery of knife on plane delays flight

http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/TSA-searching-plane-at-Charlotte-airport–121708409.html

Luggage mix-up briefly closes checkpoint at Newark airport

http://www.suntimes.com/news/nation/5186614-418/luggage-mix-up-briefly-closes-checkpoint-at-newark-airport.html

TSA confirms 3 screening mishaps at Newark airport in past 5 days 4-26-1

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/04/tsa_confirms_3_screening_misha.html

TSA Responds to Action News 5 about security lapse at Memphis airport

http://www.wmctv.com/story/14426281/tsa-responds-to-action-news-5-report-of-security-lapse-at-memphis-international

Local TSA managers admit Newark airport security has deep-seated security problems

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/04/local_tsa_managers_admit_newar.html

TSA Misses Knife On Newark Bound Flight

http://www.myfoxny.com/dpp/news/tsa-misses-knife-on-newark-bound-flight-20110327-lgf

TSA Failed At Least 23 Times to Detect Subsequent Terror Suspects

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/tsa-failed-least-23-times-detect-would-b

The TSA failure to detect a handgun five times at a DFW checkpoint.

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/TSA-Agent-Slips-Through-DFW-Body-Scanner-With-a-Gun-116497568.html

Passenger Carries JetBlue Pilot’s Gun Aboard Flight at JFK

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703583404576080273414575808.html?KEYWORDS=TSA

Failure to detect a loaded gun that passed through security in IAH.

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=7848683

TSA screeners miss another knife – NYPOST

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/tsa_flunks_another_knife_and_death_KUKZEM4X5wIehMI2wMejBM?CMP=OTC-rss&FEEDNAME=

The box cutters that made it aboard an aircraft at JFK.

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2011/03/07/boxcutters-flight-jfk-safer-11/

Security Breach Closes Checkpoint At Newark Liberty International Airport

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/01/16/security-breach-closes-newark-airport-checkpoint/

Police Arrest ‘Suspicious’ Man At Airport – Miami

http://www.securityinfowatch.com/news/10490979/police-arrest-suspicious-man-at-miami-airport

Passenger Ronald Wong steals boarding pass and fools the TSA

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/intruder_sneaks_on_plane_xDqu3V3Hlp6MkhecjM5s4J

http://online.wsj.com/article/APa5d2abe80c364263ae705b00f4270682.html

Twenty Seven screeners under investigation in HNL for failure to screen bags for four months.

http://www.kitv.com/r/27048822/detail.html

What’s the TSA’s current failure rate?

http://www.economist.com/blogs/gulliver/2011/01/tsa_threat_detection

Secure Air Cargo Solutions-TSA Ripped At Security Conference

http://www.secureaircargo.com/article.php/tsa1

Sea-Tac security problems remain

http://www.komonews.com/news/problemsolvers/115254959.html

TSA officials confirm string of Newark airport security lapses

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2011/02/newark_airport_security_lapses.html

TSA orders Richmond airport to give security clearance to felon

http://www2.wsls.com/news/2010/feb/04/tsa_orders_richmond_airport_to_give_security_clear-ar-371878/

TSA Fails to Stop Wheelchair User Placed on the Wrong Flight by Delta

http://blog.ncpad.org/2011/02/24/tsa-fails-to-stop-wheelchair-user-placed-on-the-wrong-flight-by-delta/

2 BWI checkpoints briefly shut

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/local-breaking-news/traffic-and-transportation/2-bwi-checkpoints-briefly-shut.html

Flight of Brockton suspect documents US security gap

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2011/03/05/flight_of_brockton_suspect_documents_us_security_gap/?p1=Local_Links

DHS delivers job offers on gas pumps, pizza boxes

http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=165&sid=2000678&pid=0

Derogatory ‘Jeopardy’ board launches TSA probe – CNN

http://articles.cnn.com/2010-01-30/us/florida.tsa.investigation_1_gang-and-creatures-crew-assignment-board-tsa-s-office?_s=PM:US

 

 

  1. 1.     TSA Negligence & Incompetence

TSA discovery prompts New York bomb scare – six hours later

http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/30/us/new-york-bomb-scare/?hpt=hp_t3

TSA Workers Suspended From Newark Airport For Sleeping On The Job

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/30/tsa-workers-suspended-fro_n_1241193.html

TSA receiving fewer theft claims, rejecting more

http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/TSA-receiving-fewer-theft-claims-rejecting-more-122846494.html

New Security Program Causes Major Logan Jam – Boston News Story – WCVB Boston

http://www.thebostonchannel.com/r/29203248/detail.html

TSA to blame in death of teen stowaway

http://www1.whdh.com/news/articles/local/12005390382594/tsa-to-blame-in-death-of-teen-stowaway/

Chairman Mica on TSA Misuse of Resources

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oy7kgVZ6Jac

The death of Delvonte Tisdale after he stowed away in an aircraft wheel well.

http://www.boston.com/news/local/breaking_news/2010/12/police_recover_1.html

http://www.truecrimereport.com/2011/01/delvonte_tisdales_family_plans.php

The WABC report of over 100 theft complaints at LGA in 2010.

http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/video?id=7879976&pid=7879644

Sexual Misconduct at Government Agencies

http://www.thenewamerican.com/index.php/usnews/crime/5877-sexual-misconduct-at-government-agencies

Federal Air Marshal Allegations of Widespread Discrimination.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/documents/RichardSkinnerIGDeptHomelandSecurityFederalAirMarshalAllegationsofWidespreadDiscrimination.pdf

3 Las Vegas airport technicians with security clearance accused of stealing electronic gear

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/3-las-vegas-airport-technicians-with-security-clearance-accused-of-stealing-electronic-gear/2011/04/01/AFBlhAHC_story.html

Hiring procedures at TSA are under fire

http://www.wivb.com/dpp/money/4_your_job/Hiring-procedures-at-TSA-are-under-fire

 

 

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