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Morris
05-19-2011, 14:21
Moron TSM.

http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/122200374.html

txleapd
05-19-2011, 14:31
Stupid. Absolutely stupid.

janice6
05-19-2011, 14:35
Why am I not surprised at the TSA's involvement.

The only thing holding the transportation network together is the intelligence of the local police.

Dragoon44
05-19-2011, 15:58
This ranks right up there with the hospital hostage "drill". it is what you get when you have people sitting behind desks with no real world experience are making decisions.

DaBigBR
05-19-2011, 17:53
Bigger story: TSA actually caught something.

MeefZah
05-19-2011, 19:53
Within seconds, TSA officials notified police that the bomb was fake and the incident was merely a drill to test the response of screeners and the communication system.

Well, at least they notifed the police within seconds, unlike the hospital that let the situation drag on for a quarter hour... still, it takes a whole lot less than a second to make the decision to shoot, and shoot.

Morris
05-19-2011, 21:26
Bigger story: TSA actually caught something

Good point . . .

ZombieKing
05-19-2011, 21:51
Yeah they should give that lady who saw the fake bomb a pay raise and a vacation!

Everywhere else TSA lets the bombs through....

MarcDW
05-19-2011, 23:54
TSA reminds me about a bible verse: Father forgive them, they don't know what they do!

janice6
05-19-2011, 23:58
Bigger story: TSA actually caught something.

They only caught one of their own, which doesn't prove anything.

Naelbis
05-20-2011, 01:19
Poor guy is dang lucky that he didn't get ventilated because of the "miscommunication". My guess is whoever planned it didn't think the cops had a "need to know" and is now backpedaling to CYA. :faint:

Morris
05-20-2011, 01:33
I'm suspecting that the local CoP for the responding agency chewed at least one hole in the ass of the TSM.

unit 900
05-21-2011, 07:44
Hmmm. Best response to a suspected bomber is a double tap to the cranial vault to prevent him/her triggering the device (excepting a dead man switch of course). I'm sure everyone would have felt just plain silly if that happened.