Confiscations at airport rise

Number 22697
Subject Airports
Source Deseret News (Salt Lake City)
State UT
Year 2005
Publication Date 07/31/2005
Summary Lee Davidson investigates weapon seizures by airport security, at every airport in the United States, from February 2002 through March 2005. Nearly 16 million prohibited items were confiscated over this period. Screeners found an average of one potential weapon per every 111 passengers. Report includes extensive tables.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 13
Keywords CAR;FOI;airport security; TSA; weapons; aviation;Transportation Security Agency;baggage screening;confiscation
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