Skip to comments.The TSA Blog: A Look at the Items our Officers Found in 2012
Posted on 01/16/2013 6:35:21 AM PST by YourAdHere
After screening 637,582,122 passengers in 2012 (around 1,746,800 a day), here are some of the more dangerous, scary, and downright unusual items our officers found in 2012. This post is a reflection of the outstanding work our officers are doing in the field thanks to their vigilance and attention to detail.
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Any count of the number of grannies that were cavity searched in the process of this “amazing” work?
Yeah, yeah, yeah, bla, bla, bla.
How many terrorists did you detain?
How many passengers missed flights due to your bumbling?
How many passengers increased their cancer risk due to your overly invasive full body scanners?
Here we have an entire agency serving as an uber poster boy for The Peter Principle.
That the traveling public puts up with this disrespect is a tragedy.
Why the excerpt?
Just gotta ask: Are chastity belts illegal for the TSA and subject to confiscation?
I suppose that the TSA was afraid someone might drop it on their foot, and leave a very sore bruise.
I wonder what the statistics were BEFORE the TSA. They dont seems any more effective than the previous form of security was, just more annoying.
They also found one ‘real’ blond.
I wonder if they’re going to post a list of the items TSA agents stole in 2012.
The article is graphics heavy. I am too lazy to re-arrabge those in a post.
If I can’t drive there, I won’t go there.
Except for an extreme emergency in Canada where one of our daughters lives, I don’t plan to ever board another plane. I’ve been everywhere foreign that I’ve want to go, so I will happily stay right here in the good ole USA.
Being retired does have it’s benefits.
The TSA was created NOT to stop terrorists, but to take advantage of the fear caused by 9/11 to catch more people in non-terror related crimes.
Just wondering what sort of things they’ll be able to add to the list when they start doing random stops and searches on the interstates. Since they don’t have arrest powers at the airport, will they on the roads? I believe they have the authority do “detain” someone at the airport. All sounds like BS to me. Just more from the power hungry radical left wing extremists trying to put their thumb on law abiding citizens who are suddenly criminals.
Carson City. Noon. Saturday 1/19.
Share the lead.
There is a category called “prohibited bling”. Also, they confiscated inert replica grenades. One was still attached to a “Take a number please” desk stand.
You all ought to check the border. I bet there’s more scarier stuff there than what you’ll find at the airport. But no...you don’t want to do this. Your delight is in manhandling Americans. Laughing at them because they think they have Constitutional rights.
Uh, oh. Prohibited bling...
For all the grief we give them here, you have to admit that many of those items have to be from terrorist probes or attempts.
Either it was a very stupid attempt by someone to transport it or it was a terrorist probe to see if TSA would catch it.