U.S. Rep. William Keating has called for a congressional hearings into allegations of racial profiling by Transportation Security Administration officers at Boston’s Logan International Airport.
Even though progress has been made toward curbing it, no one with a clue argues that racial profiling is a thing of the past in our law enforcement culture.
More than 30 TSA officers at Logan Airport have come forward, claiming a new program intended to help flag possible terrorists based on passengers’ mannerisms has led to rampant racial profiling, according to a report by the New York Times.
Some female travelers are concerned that TSA agents may be looking for more than concealed weapons. One woman believes agents were gawking at her naked image.
The TSA says Rebecca Hains of Peabody was not allowed to take her cupcake into the plane because the icing in the jar exceeded amounts of gels allowed in carry-on luggage.
A person was detained at Logan Airport on Saturday after TSA officials found a shotgun shell in his carry-on bag.
A woman who just flew back home from Las Vegas says an airport security officer confiscated her frosted cupcake because he thought the icing on it could be a security risk.
The latest generation of full-body security scanners has been rolled out at the airport in Manchester, N.H.
Flying the not so friendly skies…
Do you ever wonder what happens to the items confiscated by the TSA at Logan Airport? Most of them end up being sold by the state of New Hampshire’s surplus office.