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Blog Posts for 2013

  • October 29, 2013 | 16 (# of comments)
    We appreciate your tweets and your calls letting us know that you’re enjoying the many benefits of TSA Pre✓®. As the TSA Pre✓® program expands, we are committed to providing the same quality of expedited screening nationwide.If you haven’t heard of...
  • October 25, 2013 | 42 (# of comments)
    Loaded Pistol Discovered in Carry-on Bag (TYS)39 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 39 firearms, 32 were loaded and seven had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.(Top to Bottom) Knife Taped to...
  • October 22, 2013 | 69 (# of comments)
    As TSA has announced and has been widely reported, we are using a number of programs to allow travelers to receive expedited screening when they travel, improving their traveling experiences by allowing them to keep their shoes, belts, and coats on...
  • October 18, 2013 | 34 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (SEA)99 Firearms Discovered in the last three weeks - Of the 99 firearms, 84 were loaded and 29 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Credit Card Knife (ABQ)Artfully Concealed Prohibited...
  • September 27, 2013 | 34 (# of comments)
    Blasting Cap Discovered at MHKBlasting Cap Discovered - A blasting cap was discovered along with an M60 fuse lighter in a passenger’s checked bag at the Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) in Kansas.Loaded Gun Discovered at HOU33 Firearms Discovered...
  • September 24, 2013 | 90 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of NIHOne of the more popular questions we get from travelers is: “Can I travel with my medication.” The answer is yes, with some qualifiers. Here are a few tips that you might find helpful.You can bring your medication in pill or...
  • September 20, 2013 | 32 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (ATL)46 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 46 firearms, 40 were loaded and 17 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.(Left to Right) Credit Card Knife (ABQ), Belt Buckle Knife (DEN),...
  • September 13, 2013 | 21 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun Discovered at (CID)Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bag prior to traveling to ensure no prohibited items are inside. If a prohibited item is discovered in your bag or on your body, you could be cited...
  • September 10, 2013 | 22 (# of comments)
    All of the Grenades Pictured Were Discovered This Year (2013)After reading the title of this post, your first thought probably was, “That’s obvious.” Not always so. Year to date, our officers have discovered:43 grenades in carry-on baggage40...
  • September 06, 2013 | 14 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun Discovered at ORF34 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 34 firearms, 30 were loaded and eight had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.(L-R) Knife Concealed Under Lining of Bag (CLE), Knife...

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