LAX Police Caught Slacking On The Job

10/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • KNX

Some LAX police officers stationed at podiums adjacent to TSA security checkpoints have engaged in unprofessional behavior, ranging from using their cell phones while on duty to make lengthy personal calls; to reading newspapers and magazines; and, even working on laptop computers, according to documents obtained by KNX as part of a four month investigation into security and safety at one of the nation's busiest airports.

A June 28th email to LAX police supervisors by then Assistant Chief of Police Frank Fabrega says, "these complaints are embarrassing to the organization and erode the professionalism of airport police."

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