Armed TSA Agent Gets By Scanners Multiple Times

from the feeling-safer? dept

Via Glyn Moody, we learn that during a test of the TSA's safety scans at the Dallas-Fort Worth airport, an undercover TSA agent was able to get through security -- including the various scanning machines -- multiple times, despite carrying a gun. The report also notes that none of the TSA agents who completely missed the gun were disciplined, and said that they all are still working at the security checkpoint. So why did we need those fancy new scanners again?

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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 22 Feb 2011 @ 3:48pm

    Response to: Anonymous Coward on Feb 22nd, 2011 @ 3:16pm

    You're on. $50

    "The source said the undercover agent carried a pistol in her undergarments when she put the body scanners to the test. The officer successfully made it through the airport's body scanners every time she tried, the source said."

    Try reading next time. Pay up.

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