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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    Anonymous Coward, 22 Feb 2011 @ 3:16pm

    Do you want to bet they didn't get scanned because the lines were too long, held up by a few people at the front bitching about scans and pat downs?

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