Wellington, New Zealand, where airport security staff are helping police patrol efforts.

Airport Security Guards Patrol the Streets as Work Dries Up

Airport security guards are hitting New Zealand streets thanks to a deal hammered out with police.

Aviation Security Service (Avsec) Wellington station manager Warwick Burr said up to 500 staff nationwide found themselves with little to do as the COVID-19 crisis took hold and most plane travel was cancelled.

But a deal had been worked out with police where the Avsec guards acted as the “eyes and ears” for police.

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