The U.S. Army has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of detainee abuse in 2003, following a Reveal story that showed a photograph of an Iraqi detainee in a stress position with two smiling soldiers.
Federal air marshals assigned to protect commercial flights across the U.S. were furtively pulled from their assigned flights so they could meet for sexual trysts, get better routes or travel to cities they preferred, current and former employees said.
Former and current air marshals are coming forward to describe a “wheels-up, rings-off” culture rife with adultery, prostitution and other misconduct.
The circumstances of their crimes differ, but prosecutors say defendants in 140 cases have something in common: The corrupt actions they’re accused of weakened the U.S. borders and ports of entry they were assigned to protect.
Raquel Esquivel and Diego Esquivel both ended up in federal prison. That’s one of the risks when a Border Patrol agent gets involved with a drug smuggler.
A headless body is found in a Texas bay. The case bears the familiar markings of mafia muscle and hardball tactics associated with cartel warfare. But then there’s an unexpected development: the alleged involvement of a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
In this episode of Reveal, we take a deep look at the leaking and publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971 and two guys who have a knack for being in the room when history gets made: our own Robert J. Rosenthal and former nuclear war strategist Daniel Ellsberg.
To prevent terrorist attacks against planes, railways and travelers, the Transportation Security Administration needs to focus on intelligence to identify and address threats – and leave screening to private contractors, a Florida lawmaker said.
Embarrassed by exposed security lapses and allegations of misconduct, the TSA now faces mounting pressure from airlines for security delays plaguing airports across the country.
Internal dysfunction, distraction and distrust have racked the Transportation Security Administration’s senior ranks for years. Current and former officials say an unhealthy culture has been allowed to develop and fester.
In a new report, a law enforcement expert witness found a Border Patrol policy allowing agents to shoot their firearms based on the threat of a thrown object “highly suspect.”