Passengers at several of the busiest airports in the United States complained that they felt “shocked,” “violated,” and “humiliated” by pat downs performed by Transportation Security Administration screeners, documents obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch show.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has such poor management over its airport security equipment that the agency does not know if its screening machines are working, according to an audit by the Office of Inspector General.
A security firm that has received more than $3 billion in federal contracts donates over two times more to Democrats than Republican candidates.
Akal Security, Inc. was recently awarded a $108 million contract with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct screenings at Kansas City International Airport, after a two-year court battle that questioned whether the government conducted a fair and open bidding process.
The Transportation Security Administration has issued a travel alert on the increase in Jewish travelers during the Passover holiday this week, noting that these individuals may be carrying “unique items” such as head coverings, prayer shawls, or matzoh bread.
Air travel could get a little easier for travelers approved through the TSA Pre application program.
The Transportation Security Administration, traditionally known for its airport screenings, has been expanding its surveillance reach to major events and other transportation sites as part of a broader strategy to deter terrorist acts.
A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent was arrested Friday for conspiring to smuggle illegal aliens into the country.
A technology company with ties to the White House is said to be in the running for a federal airport x-ray screener contract despite allegations that the company misled the federal government on a contract for controversial full-body scanners that was terminated by the TSA in January.