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VRE Says Terror Threats Have Increased
There have been increases in terror threats to transportation networks, said Greg Deibler, Virginia Railway Express Manager of System Safety and Security on
When asked for specifics about increased terror threats and whether that information would be conveyed to VRE passengers, Deibler did not answer the questions. He said they were snarky and did not like their tone. He also called the Savannah event an isolated incident.
In July 2013, Business Travel News summarized a new Government Accountability Office report on misconduct by TSA personnel: 9,600 cases in three years. About a third involved being late for work, but 20% involved screening and security infractions, including failure to follow standard operating procedures, bypassing screening and sleeping on duty, according to the article. Other TSA misconduct involved failure to follow instructions
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