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Lawmaker calls for tougher security at airports

May 7, 2014SSN Staff

*/ SAN JOSE, Calif.—A Bay Area congressman on Friday called for tougher security standards and a technology study after an incident two weeks ago in which a teenager managed to scale a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stow himself away in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound airliner, according to an article from the San Jose Mercury News. The lawmaker, Eric Swalwell, D-Hayward, said the problem was not the barrier but the lack of intrusion detection technology that allowed the...

Eric Swalwell, John Pistole, Lawrence Livermore National Library, Mineta San Jose International Airport, Physical Security, TSA

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