This week, two current and two former Transportation Security Administration officers were charged with accepting bribes to let couriers smuggle painkillers and cash through security checkpoints at LAX.
The 22-count indictment outlined five incidents where the employees took payments of up to $2,400 to provide drug couriers unfettered access at LAX over a six-month period last year.
What does this mean for the TSA and the security screenings?
Madeleine Brand talks to the former head of TSA Kip Hawley about what needs to be done to make airports safer.
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