SPRAWLING AIRPORTS DIFFICULT TO DEFEND

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION OFFICERS SCRUTINIZE PASSENGERS BEFORE THEY BOARD PLANES, BUT THOSE OFFICERS ARE UNARMED AND LOCATED INSIDE THE AIRPORT BEYOND AIRLINE CHECK-IN DESKS.

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION OFFICERS SCRUTINIZE PASSENGERS BEFORE THEY BOARD PLANES, BUT THOSEA OFFICERS ARE UNARMED AND LOCATED INSIDE THE AIRPORT BEYOND AIRLINE CHECK-IN DESKS.

Jeh Johnson, secretary of Homeland Security, has moved to limit airport terminal entrances and have more uniformed patrols of public areas in airports, such asA arrivals and baggage claim.
Armed local police routinely patrol public areas of airports, but sparsely compared to TSA staffing.
Transportation Security Administration officers scrutinize passengers before they board planes, but thoseA officers are unarmed and located inside the airport beyond airline check-in desks.

The deadly shooting at Fort Lauderdale’s airport serves as a stark reminder of the challenges of providing security outside checkpoints at sprawling airports. Transportation Security Administration officers scrutinize...

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