Medford OR airport to replace police with armed rent-a-cops [MFR]

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Not clear if these will be dealing up front with pax or just working behind the scenes, e.g. build & perimeter security. It's often hard enough to get cops to comply with constitutional constraints -- if TSA calls upon relatively untrained & uneducated but armed rent-a-cops to deal with checkpoint situations, it could be ugly.

    Security Info Watch: Private security to replace cops at Oregon airport

    Armed security guards eventually will replace Medford Police Department officers at the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport because the Transportation Security Administration has cut funding for the program.

    Rogue Valley? Might turn out to be an appropriate name for an airport with armed rent-a-cops. :D
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  2. Al Coholic

    Al Coholic Member

    On the brighter side, one would hope they won't enjoy the immunity from prosecution. Let the arrests begin!
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