LINTHICUM, Md. – More than 400 uniforms and identification cards issued to security screeners have been reported lost or stolen.
The disappearances have been reported at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport since November 2001.
The Washington Times reports that losses at BWI were second only to losses reported at Los Angeles International Airport during the same five-year period.
According to Transportation Security Administration records, 128 uniforms and 31 identity badges disappeared during the 12 month period ending Sept. 30, 2003.
The federal agency reports that 97 uniforms and 35 ID cards were reported lost or stolen from Ronald Reagan Washington National during the five year period while only seven uniforms were reported missing from Dulles International.