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  • September 25, 2018 | 0 (# of comments)
    The item you see pictured here is designed to look exactly like an improvised explosive device (IED). This is why after our officer spotted it on the X-ray image, six checkpoint lanes were immediately closed. Travelers were moved to a safe distance...
  • September 04, 2018 | 29 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 82 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from August 20th through the 26th. Of the 82 firearms discovered, 67 were loaded and 27 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • August 30, 2018 | 15 (# of comments)
    Labor day is fast approaching and we’ll be falling back and resetting our clocks before we know it! Whether you’re heading back to school or taking a trip for Labor Day, we wanted to provide you with some travel tips and information to help get you...
  • August 24, 2018 | 18 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 189 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from August 6th through the 20th. Of the 189 firearms discovered, 157 were loaded and 68 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • August 22, 2018 | 80 (# of comments)
    You’ve likely heard or read about the “Quiet Skies” program recently. Media reports have inaccurately described it as a program through which Federal Air Marshals surveil random travelers for no rhyme or reason. In fact, it’s an important program,...
  • August 20, 2018 | 23 (# of comments)
    As a TSA Transportation Security Inspector for aviation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, I conduct inspections, assessments and investigations of airlines and individuals to determine how well they comply with regulations as well as...
  • August 17, 2018 | 14 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 174 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from July 23rd through August 5th. Of the 174 firearms discovered, 149 were loaded and 49 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • August 10, 2018 | 19 (# of comments)
    One year ago today I was given the honor of joining and leading the men and women of the Transportation Security Administration. I continue to be inspired by their skill and dedication every day.My first year at TSA has been a busy one – in fact –...
  • August 07, 2018 | 23 (# of comments)
    1. Razors - There’s a lot of confusion out there as to what types of razors are OK to pack in your carry-on baggage. So people ask us about this one all the time. Safety Razors: Because the razor blades are so easy to remove, safety razors are not...
  • August 02, 2018 | 29 (# of comments)
    Whether you’re traveling with an expired license, misplaced your ID, or recently changed your name, you can still fly. Here are a few tips you should know before you fly. 1) Know what is valid ID While booking your flight, be sure to fill out your...

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