Articles tagged “pistole”

TSA Considers Arming Agents At Airports, Local Cops Increase Presence

TSA Considers Arming Agents At Airports, Local Cops Increase Presence

Alan Bjerga, Tim Catts and James Nash, Bloomberg

TSA agents aren't law enforcement officers so arming them doesn't appear to be a viable solution. Still, there needs to be an armed presence somewhere near the security lines at airports and it's mind-boggling that there isn't one as a matter of course already.

6 years ago

The TSA wants to focus on stopping terrorists, not banning whiffle ball bats

The TSA wants to focus on stopping terrorists, not banning whiffle ball bats

Reuters

Pistole is right that the TSA's main concern should be stopping terrorism rather than policing bad behavior by airplane passengers, but it needs to do something to reset the conversation about itself before it will be able to get the support it needs to do its job.

7 years ago