Vigilance Leads to Discovery of Hidden Weapon

Friday, October 3, 2008

With millions of passengers passing through the checkpoints every year, the job of a TSA officer requires constant vigilance. Every passenger, along with any carry-on bag and luggage, is screened thoroughly. In an incident at Florida’s Palm Beach International, an officer recently discovered a 3.5 inch knife artfully concealed inside a 9-inch metal kubotan in a passenger’s carry-on bag.