TSA hired priest accused of molesting girls to do pat downsBy David Edwards
The Raw Story
Oct. 02, 2012
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The Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) didnít bother to do a background check on a priest who had been defrocked for molesting girls before they gave him a job, which included doing pat downs on children at Philadelphia International Airport.
The Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday reported that the agency confirmed that 65-year-old Thomas Harkins had been forced out of the priesthood over allegations that he had sexually abused two grade-school girls.
But the TSA took no actions because ď[a]n allegation alone does not warrant dismissal or automatically disqualify applicants from employment with the TSA,Ē spokesperson Ann Davis told the Inquirer.
[...]Harkins has since been promoted from the TSA job that required him to pat down children and now oversees screening operations for checked baggage.