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A bumbling TSA agent "playing around�

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Hiring from the left edge of the bell curve has consequences.


Oops, TSA guy goes spray-zy!



A bumbling TSA agent “playing around” with a pepper-spray container at Kennedy Airport fired the caustic liquid at five fellow screeners yesterday, sending all six to the hospital, a source told The Post.


The agent, Chris Yves Dabel, discovered the device at the Terminal 2 security checkpoint and tried to determine if it was real, a source told The Post.


He told Port Authority cops that he “found the canister on the floor and thought it was a laser pointer.”


“They were playing around with it,” said one Kennedy Airport official.


The screener sprayed five other TSA agents around him, sending all six to Jamaica Hospital and halting security checks at Kennedy for at least 15 minutes, police said.



No passengers reported injuries. Dabel refused medical attention.


TSA officials scrambled to keep the embarrassing incident under wraps yesterday — until The Post began inquiring about it, a source said.


The agency has been plagued with a rash of humiliating incidents at area airports — including the failure of Newark screeners in February to catch an undercover fed with a fake explosive stuffed in his pants at either of two checkpoints.


Authorities have called for a top-to-bottom review of that airport’s procedures.








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Christ-Yves Dabel

Behavior Detection Officer/Master Transportation Security Officer - U.S. Department of Homeland Security/TSA

Brooklyn, NY

Work Experience

Behavior Detection Officer/Master Transportation Security Officer

U.S. Department of Homeland Security/TSA

August 2011 to Present

Perform passive observation and engages in voluntary encounters.

* Determine whether individuals may be involved in harmful activities against transportation systems.

* Assess multiple individuals simultaneously and use defined methods to detect unusual behavior.

* Works closely with team members to assess individuals.

* Documents identified behaviors as the basis for referrals.

* Ensures that superiors are aware of all ongoing activities.

* Prepare incident reports.

* Use established factors to determine whether elevated suspicion exists.

* Report security issues, and concerns to mitigate risks.

* Convey technical language into simpler terms for the traveling public.

* Provide expertise in interpretation of standard operating procedures.

Direct Care Counselor

Birch Family Services


New York, NY

December 2010 to Present

Assist residents with getting up in the morning/ getting ready for bed, dressing and personal hygiene as a part of preparation for daily activities, which includes showering/bathing and assistance with toileting.

* Responsible for crisis intervention.

* Take immediate and proper action in the event of an emergency in accordance with agency policies and NYS OPWDD regulations, i.e. fire emergency, medical emergency, missing resident, etc.

* Administer medications to residents and ensure proper administration.

* Ensure all paperwork requirements are completed at the end of each shift including but not limited to data collection, behavioral observation reports, body checks, incident reports, etc.

* Assume leadership roles as needed.

Transportation Security Officer

U.S. Department of Homeland Security/TSA

August 2006 to August 2011

Serve to protect the traveling public by preventing any deadly or dangerous objects from being transported onto an aircraft.

* Assist in conducting screening of passengers and baggage.

* Assist in monitoring the flow of passengers through the screening checkpoint to facilitate the orderly and efficient processing of passengers.

* Maintain close communication with supervisors regarding any issues that might reveal a weakness or vulnerable area of security screening that is discovered in the course of screening duties.

* Participate in information briefings concerning security-sensitive or classified information.

* Assume leadership roles as needed.

Field Supervisor/Dispatcher

McLane Security


New York, NY

May 2005 to May 2007

Oversaw the day-to-day operations for the company.

* Maintained records and reports on all activities.

* Supervised 250 employees working in the field.

* Assisted in the recruiting process and trained new employees.

* Ensured 24-hours a day - 7 days a week shift coverage.

* Ensured standard operating procedures are followed at all times.

* Maintained and monitored equipment for quality control purposes.

* Served as the company liaison for client concerns.

* Respond to company emergencies.

* Create work schedules and assignment.


Master of Science in Protection Management

John Jay College of Criminal Justice -

New York, NY

May 2010

Bachelor of Science in Security Management

John Jay College of Criminal Justice -

New York, NY

Additional Information

Ambitious security professional with more than seven years of experience providing exceptional security services to protect the general public. Six years spent in progressively-senior positions within the United States Department of Homeland Security. Proven track record in high-stress situations that require immediate and independent action. Along with a thorough knowledge of security policies, procedures and expertise in conveying technical language into simpler terms. Experienced with a variety of populations, including at-risk youth and trained to be attentive to suspicious behavior to prevent threats before they occur. Committed to moving forward, with a particular interest in progressing into management positions to help organizations manage and develop staff into sound performance.

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