TSA observers report "a lot of unfocused standing around" at Newark (roll eyes now!)

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    "A lot of unfocused standing around?" No :trash:, Jose!

    Star Ledger: TSA observers note violations, even trivial, by Newark airport screeners

    Some of the so-called violations seemed downright trivial: a Newark airport screener wearing Nike sneakers on the job; other screeners chewing gum while monitoring passengers.

    But others were not so amusing: screeners having personal chats while they were supposed to be screening passengers; a document checker who failed to look at a passenger’s travel documents and a lot of unfocused standing around.

    The violations of standard operating procedures set for the Transportation Security Administration employees were recorded by undercover observers at Newark Liberty International Airport in June.
  2. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

  3. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    EWR, the poster child for everything wrong with TSA.
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  4. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    And that's the part they could SEE.
  5. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    not sure I object to improper "pat downs" per se. depends on which type:
    1. rubdown deliberately avoids sex organs and obscene butt rubbing = good
    2. rubdown that involves any contact with sex organs and excessive butt contact = bad.
  6. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Has TSA taken a public suggestion (Trollkiller?) and placed some secret shoppers on the payroll?
  7. Doober

    Doober Original Member

    I fear that the "improper" part was avoiding genital/butt rubbing.
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