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TSA union recommends armed officers

TSA union recommends armed officers
Transportation Security Administration employees hug outside Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a Transportation Security Administration employee and wounding two other people. Flights were disrupted nationwide. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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The Transportation Security Administration agents union is recommending adding armed TSA officers to work among regular TSA employees.

Armed TSA employees would be able to make arrests.

The announcement comes just days after one TSA agent was killed and two others injured at Los Angeles International Airport.

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