Arrested TSA Employee WWLP: 4th TSA agent [Jonathan Best] admits to charges in painkiller trafficking ring

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Mike, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    This TV station really needs to pay attention to the quality & accuracy of their reporting. Only three (not four) TSA agents were arrested in this operation, and TSA agents are NOT law enforcement officers. :rolleyes:

    WWLP: 4th TSA agent admits to charges in painkiller trafficking ring

  2. CelticWhisper

    CelticWhisper Founding Member

    I try to post as many "TSA screeners are NOT 'agents' and NOT 'officers'" comments as I can but the reporters don't seem to get the hint. I'll grant that "agent" comes somewhat naturally when following a three-letter-acronym agency name, but calling smurf-clerks "officers" is just playing right into TSA's hand with its word games.
  3. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    Yet another media outlet confusing pigs & perverts cops & screeners ...

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  4. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    With the current state of "professional" journalism is it any surprise the lame stream and dead tree media are on their last legs?
  5. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

  6. N965VJ

    N965VJ Original Member

    Looking at it from a glass-is-half-full angle, every time there is a report that a TSA "officer" or "agent" is arrested, it dulls the shine on the fake tin badge and the authority they try to convey. ^

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