The Times Leader: Sheriff’s deputies will strengthen security at airport

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    The Times Leader: Sheriff’s deputies will strengthen security at airport

    Another federal mandate and another way to spend money that we don't have:

    The locals in this case are not willing to ante up any of the costs:

  2. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Interesting comment from that article:

    It is becoming increasingly obvious that people can see the TSA for the sham that it is. What is it going to take to get this agency under control?
  3. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    Trained to always take the side of the TSA in disputes with passengers?

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  4. Cartoon Peril

    Cartoon Peril Original Member

    This looks like a make-work job, which, other than waste some more taxpayer money, will matter little in actual practice.
  5. OnTheAsile

    OnTheAsile Original Member

    That is an interesting concept. Require non federal law enforcement agencies to help enforce federal law. At the same time get stop action injunctions and sue states and local communities that pass laws paralleling some federal laws that assist in enforcement the federal government cannot accomplish.
  6. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Jamestown, NY, Post-Journal: Sheriff: ‘Flex Responses’ For Airport Security

    Meanwhile in another county at another airport (Chautauqua County Airport in Jamestown, NY), the local sheriff wants to replace full-time staffing at the airport with "flex-response" staffing for an estimated annual savings of $80K - $100K. TSA is the ostacle:

    Obstacle or not, it appears they are going to make the change.
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  7. Elizabeth Conley

    Elizabeth Conley Original Member

    As one retired police officer noted, using legitimate law enforcement officers as muscle for the TSA's illegal, unconstitutional acts committed under the color of law sets a very, very bad precedent.
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