Two TSA agents are suspended after hanging & # 39; a NOOSE with two filled gorillas & # 39; s in the baggage research area of Miami airport
- Two TSA workers were placed on leave to set up a racist display at an airport
- On the display were two gorillas & # 39; s hanging on a sling that the perpetrator placed on a pole in a private area at Miami International Airport
- Employees have informed their manager, but were initially not satisfied with the answer
- The airport later said that two employees were on leave, and said the TSA had no & # 39; racist or offensive behavior & # 39; tolerates
Two TSA employees were placed on leave after hanging a sling with two stuffed monkeys in a baggage research area at Miami International Airport.
According to TSA, three TSA employees discovered racist screenings on July 21 CNN which obtained an image of the offensive display.
An employee told CNN anonymously that the sling was on a pole in the middle of a TSA workstation.
Three TSA employees discovered two stuffed gorillas tied to each other and hanging on a sling on July 21, according to CNN, who got a picture of the offensive display
The station was located below the airport where passengers' checked baggage is screened before being placed on airplanes, the employee said.
The three employees informed their manager, but the manager's response to the incident caused further suffering, CNN reported.
The manager had tried to downplay the noose and the gorilla display, saying it was not racist, it was just a joke & # 39 ;.
In a statement, TSA said an offensive display was discovered in a TSA baggage screening area in the non-public side of Miami International Airport.
It added: & # 39; TSA officers immediately reported it to TSA Management. The screen was immediately removed and an investigation was started into who was responsible for the unacceptable behavior.
& # 39; TSA does not tolerate racist or offensive behavior and those responsible are held responsible for their actions.
On the display were two gorillas hanging on a sling that the perpetrator placed on a pole in a private area at Miami International Airport on July 2.
It said the officers were on administrative leave while the investigation is underway.
A TSA officer in Miami, who did not want to be identified, said he was upset about the incident.
He claimed that it has made incredibly sad many black and Spanish TSA officers working at Miami International Airport.
The officer said: & # 39; The mood at the airport is that people are upset, this is not well arranged yet.
& # 39; We want everyone to be held responsible for what they have done, & # 39; said the officer.
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