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Man Shot After Advancing on Officers with Large Rock at Dallas Airport

June 10, 2016
Witness Bryan Armstrong said it appeared the man was approaching the officer with a large rock when he was shot.

BLM Protesters Block Terminal, Traffic at Minneapolis Airport

December 23, 2015
Protesters blocked access to a terminal and caused significant holiday traffic delays around Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday after staging a Black Lives Matter rally that also briefly shut down part of the nation's largest mall.

Airport Police Association Urges Greater Oversight of Drones

December 8, 2015
Recent warnings by an anti-terror expert regarding the use of drones as weapons to bring down aircraft and the worldwide increase in terrorist activity, particularly as it relates to aircraft and airports, reinforce calls by the American Alliance of Airport Police Officers (AAAPO) for stricter oversight of drones and heightened security at our nation's airports.

Video: False Report of LAX Gunman Sends Passengers Into Panic

February 17, 2015
A false report about a gunman that sent passengers fleeing at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday has been blamed on a person in the terminal area, not the police or airport officials, authorities said.

Ohio Man Who Attempts to Stab Officers at Airport Shot and Killed

January 9, 2015
A 41-year-old Columbus-area man was unable to buy a plane ticket using a woman's ID at the airport. When he returned to his car, Abdul-Rasheed lunged at cops with a knife before being shot several times and killed.

LAX Shooter Identified

November 1, 2013
Federal authorities identified the suspected gunman in today's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport as Paul Ciancia, 23, a Los Angeles resident.

Video: Shooter in LAX Airport Shooting was Ticketed Passenger

November 1, 2013
Shots were fired at Terminal 3 of the Los Angeles International Airport this morning. Contradicting earlier reports that the shooter was a TSA agent, authorities are now saying the shooter was a ticketed passenger and he is in critical condition, not killed. The gunman reportedly shot and killed a TSA agent, and several more people were injured.

LAX Camera Captures Passengers Fleeing After Shooting

November 1, 2013
A camera at the Los Angeles International airport captured video of people's reactions as they evacuated about six minutes after a shooter opened fire at Terminal 3. Read the full story here.

Calif. Law Requires Juvenile Interrogation Videotaping

October 15, 2013
A new California law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday requires police agencies to videotape interrogations of juvenile suspects in homicide cases to prevent false confessions.

Video: LAPD Responds to Dry Ice Bombs at LAX

October 15, 2013
FBI and LAPD investigators are trying to determine the identity of a bomber who has attacked Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with four dry ice bombs since Sunday.

LAPD Responds to Dry Ice Bombs at LAX

October 15, 2013
LAPD's Bomb Squad was dispatched to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Monday to investigate the second dry ice bomb incident this week. Read the Full Story Here.

New LAX Chief Pledges To Beef Up Airport Security

October 29, 2012
The LAPD veteran appointed as the new chief of Los Angeles International Airport has said he will beef up security and strengthen ties with his former department.

Gun Parts Found In Stuffed Toys at R.I. Airport

May 9, 2012
Gun parts found in several stuffed toys at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I. at a security checkpoint were likely the result of a domestic dispute.

Ill. Cop Fired for Living Outside City Limits for 15 Years

January 10, 2012
The city of Chicago has fired Marvin Ditkowsky, an 87-year-old Department of Aviation police officer at O'Hare Airport, for violating the city's residency ordinance—for the past 15 years.

Buffalo Airport Officer Took Home 1,000 Confiscated Items

January 27, 2011
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.

Police Probe 'Small Explosion' at Miami Airport

December 28, 2010
A person has been taken into federal custody Tuesday, after an aerosol can inside a piece of luggage exploded on the tarmac at Miami's international airport.

Denver Airport Police Uses Electric Mobility Vehicles

November 26, 2010
The Denver International Airport is utilizing Sentinel Police Mobility Vehicles from Xtreme Green Products. Officers use the electric vehicles to address the traffic flow of the airport.

Woman With Oversized Carry-On Attacks LAX Cop

June 26, 2010
When officers arrived, the woman was sitting in her seat, and refused to exit the aircraft, which required an officer to remove her. The officer was treated for scratches to the neck and face.

Gangs at the Airport

October 8, 2008
Airport security means more than just checking passengers for identification and contraband. It should begin with all the airport and airline employees.

Gate Keepers: America's Airport Police

December 1, 2005

You don't have to be a frequent traveler to benefit from the skills of the airport police. Most people don't even think about the job they do. Maybe that's because part of their job is maximizing efficiency and making sure travelers get to their destinations with as little disturbance as possible.

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