Tag Archives: Transportation Security Administration

Holidays bring increased security to airport

LOS ANGELES — While the holiday travel season means stepped up security at Los Angeles International Airport, safety is always paramount in the minds of the airport’s police officers and other staffers charged with protecting guests at the second-busiest airport in the U.S. Training for potential emergencies is a constant for employees across Los Angeles…

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Airport shooter Ciancia receives life in prison sentence

LOS ANGELES — The gunman who opened fire inside a Los Angeles International Airport terminal three years ago, killing a TSA officer and wounding three other people, was sentenced Nov. 7 to life in prison plus 60 years. Paul Ciancia, 26, pleaded guilty in September to the murder of Transportation Security Administration officer and father…

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Airport remembers slain TSA officer on shooting anniversary

LOS ANGELES — A moment of silence was observed Nov. 1 in the terminals at Los Angeles International Airport to mark the third anniversary of the death of a TSA officer killed by a gunman who also wounded three others before being shot by police. LAX officials and workers joined the Transportation Security Administration in…

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