(SUSAN CRABTREE, WashingtonExaminer) Pervasive misconduct by Transportation Security Administration employees is threatening the security of airline travel, according to a new House Homeland Security Committee report.
Despite efforts to curb the bad, sometimes criminal behavior, complaints of misconduct have grown by more than 29 percent from fiscal 2013 to 2015, the six-month investigation conducted by the GOP majority on the panel found.
While the number of misconduct allegations have increased, TSA continues to lack a process to adequately address the complaints and the number of investigations into the misconduct has actually decreased with fewer disciplinary actions against employees taken, according to the report.
“Growing misconduct across TSA’s ranks and TSA’s lack of accountability is alarming and unacceptable,” said Rep. Scott Perry, a Pennsylvania Republican who chairs the panel’s oversight subcommittee. Click here to continue reading