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Transportation Security Administration

Statement on Screening of Family at St. Louis Airport


Thursday, February 21, 2013

"TSA regrets inaccurate guidance was provided to this family during screening and offers its apology. We are committed to maintaining the security of the traveling public and strive to treat all passengers with dignity and respect. While no pat-down was performed, we will address specific concerns with our workforce."