Two New York City Police officers will not face charges after the Manhattan District Attorney decided that widely circulated videos of them punching and pepper-spraying protesters amounted to insufficient evidence that they had done so.
Six security officers at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport landed in hospital after being hit by pepper spray — fired by one of their own.
Out of an abundance of caution, six TSA officers at JFK Airport were transported to a local hospital.
According to a report in the New York Post, quoting an unnamed source, an agent was “playing around” with what he and other agents thought was just a laser pointer when it suddenly emitted spray.
The TSA has suffered a series of embarrassing recent news reports, ranging from failure at Newark International Airport to detect a fake bomb carried by an undercover government agent, to complaints of overzealous searches.