FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 26, 2014
WASHINGTON — Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) issued the following statement in response to the recommendations released this afternoon by the Transportation Security Administration to mitigate active shooter incidents:
“We appreciate TSA Administrator Pistole’s initiative to work collaboratively with ACI-NA to develop practical security enhancements to mitigate active shooter situations such as the tragic event at Los Angeles International Airport last November,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “ACI-NA and its U.S. member airports applaud the common sense recommendations issued today by the Transportation Security Administration, and we look forward to continued collaborative engagement with TSA .”
The TSA report and the details of the specific recommendations are available from the Transportation Security Administration: http://www.tsa.gov/press/releases/2014/03/26/tsa-report-identifies-new-measures-ensure-safety-and-security-tsa.