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Aviation cops to survive passenger-dragging flap, lose 'police' label

Jul 12, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago's $19 million-a-year force of unarmed aviation police officers will survive a passenger-dragging fiasco, but only after their roles are minimized, their training is overhauled and the word "police" is stripped from their badges, uniforms and vehicles.

That's the bottom line of a review of the muddied state of O'Hare Airport security ordered by Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans after aviation security officers dragged a bloodied and flailing Dr. David Dao off United Airlines Flig...