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Buffalo Airport Officer Took Home 1,000 Confiscated Items

January 27, 2011  | 

A police officer stationed at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport was suspended Thursday for taking more than 1,000 knives, nail clippers, scissors and other items home, reports Reuters.

The officer, who works for the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, acknowledged the thefts after the airport implemented a new inventory system and supervisors noticed the missing items.

Read the full story at Reuters.com.


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Roger @ 1/27/2011 6:08 PM

It does not surprise me that an Airport Security officer did this. My personal silver chain with a heath alert medal and watch were lifted at the Philadelphia Airport during a check-in. It appears certain security people check more closely than we thought!

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