TSA To Test Scanner To Spot Fake ID’s

Expect more changes at the airport when you check in! The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced this week the plans to buy 30 CAT-BPSS scanners from three different vendors, and will eliminate an agent’s bouncer-like identification check, where a special light is used on the security features of a person’s license or passport. Continue reading after the jump. @capriSUNshine

TSA Fires 28 Over Improper Luggage Screening

Yikes! Just one week after the 10 year anniversary of September 11th, the Transportation Security Administration fired 28 of its employees–in addition to three that resigned or retired–and another 15 people were suspended following a probe that revealed bags were allowed onto planes at Hawaii’s Honolulu International Airport without being properly screened! Read more after the jump!! Wendy L.

Airport Security Officers And Cops Snatched In Multi-State Oxycodone Ring

Federal agents have broken up a drug ring that paid police and airport security officers to protect the illegal shipment from Florida to Connecticut of enormous quantities of highly addictive pain medication. Hit the jump to read the rest of the story. @WiL

Tech Talk News: Better Screening At Airports In The Future!!??

Homeland Security Department Secretary Janet Napolitano predicted Tuesday that airline passengers in the future will no longer be instructed to remove their shoes at airport security checkpoints, but she said the technology to scan shoe-wearing passengers for bombs does not yet exist and may not be available soon. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

TSA Chief Optimist About Everything but Terror

Each day, dozens of U.S. intelligence officials crowd around a conference table in a small, windowless room in a government building across the street from a shopping mall in northern Virginia. At the head of the table sits the man who perhaps more than anyone else affects Americans most tangibly in the sprawling fight against terrorism since the September 2001 attacks. Hit the jump to read the rest of the story. @WiL

WTF? Man Caught at TSA After Hiding 7 Snakes and 3 Turtles in His Pants

Some people are so strange! LMAO! The Transportation Security Administration says a man tried to board a flight from Miami to Brazil with nylon bags filled with exotic snakes and tortoises hidden in his pants. Guess that didn’t really work out for him! Details after the jump. Marisa Mendez

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