Ann's Corner

A taste of FAITH, a touch of LAUGHTER.

Holes in U.S. airport security prompt changes in procedure


Hmmmm……
Scary findings!
All that we put up with at airports, only to find out it’s not enough to keep us SAFE!

Global News

WASHINGTON – Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Monday directed the Transportation Security Administration to revise airport security procedures, retrain officers and retest screening equipment in airports across the country.

Johnson’s directives come after the agency’s inspector general briefed him on a report analyzing vulnerabilities in airport security – specifically, the ability to bring prohibited items through TSA checkpoints.

Johnson would not describe the results of the classified report, but said he takes the findings “very seriously.”

ABC News first reported Monday that undercover agents were able to smuggle prohibited items, such as mock explosives or weapons, through TSA checkpoints in 67 out of 70 attempts. ABC cited anonymous officials who had been briefed on the inspector general’s report.

In a statement issued Monday evening, Johnson said: “The numbers in these reports never look good out of context, but they are a critical element in the continual evolution of our…

View original post 132 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on June 2, 2015 by in Uncategorized.

Archives

June 2015
M T W T F S S
« May   Jul »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  
Follow Ann's Corner on WordPress.com
Blogging U.
%d bloggers like this: