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Air Marshal Admits To Taking Photos Up Women’s Dresses During Boarding Process

It’s bad enough when your run-of-the-mill bad consumer takes advantage of public situations and films what shouldn’t be filmed, but it feels even ickier when someone whose job it is to protect people does it. An air marshal arrested yesterday admits that he took cell phone pics up women’s dresses and/or skirts while they boarded a Southwest Airlines flight in Nashville. [More]

Delta Passenger Pretending To Be Air Marshal Is Detained By Actual Air Marshal

Delta Passenger Pretending To Be Air Marshal Is Detained By Actual Air Marshal

If you’re going to try to impress someone by claiming to be a federal air marshal, be sure the real deal isn’t within earshot. [More]

Don't Tweet The Identity Of Your Plane's Air Marshal

Don't Tweet The Identity Of Your Plane's Air Marshal

On a flight yesterday, minor celebrity Kim Kardashian figured out that the guy next to her was the air marshal, at which point she excitedly announced it to her followers on Twitter. “Jim the air marshall makes me feel safe!” she tweeted. But it’s okay, she understands how security protocols are supposed to work; after some of her followers complained about what she’d done, she responded, “[I] highly doubt anyone is twittering like me on this flight! shhh.” [More]

Innocent Citizens Placed On Terrorist Watch Lists To Meet Federal Air Marshall Quotas

Innocent Citizens Placed On Terrorist Watch Lists To Meet Federal Air Marshall Quotas

Federal air marshals are being encouraged to use “creative writing” when they file surveillance reports, landing law-abiding citizens on terror watch lists.