Transportation Security Administration

LOS ANGELES | LA to become first in US to install subway body scanners

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday. The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transportation Security Administration had been testing several different types of body scanners for about a year. The … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | LA to become first in US to install subway body scanners

WASHINGTON | TSA considering ending screening at small airports

WASHINGTON — The TSA is considering ending screening of passengers at smaller airports across the country to focus security efforts at the largest airports. It is unclear how advanced the proposal is and whether it will ever be adopted. Still, aviation-security experts reacted with alarm, saying it could make flights at smaller airports inviting targets … Continue reading WASHINGTON | TSA considering ending screening at small airports

Airport agents to get training after Native church’s lawsuit

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. /February 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  A wooden box carried an eagle feather and bone whistle, a gourd rattle and a feather fan — items that carry spiritual energy and are used in Native American religious ceremonies. The man holding the box asked security agents at the San Antonio International Airport to allow him … Continue reading Airport agents to get training after Native church’s lawsuit