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Blog Posts for January 2014

  • January 31, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Firearm Discovered at OKC37 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 37 firearms, 32 were loaded and 18 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Replica Grenades (L-R) DFW, ORDInert Ordnance and Grenades etc...
  • January 31, 2014 | 53 (# of comments)
    Many of the TSA procedures and policies referenced in a recent opinion piece are no longer in place or are characterized inaccurately. Today’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) looks quite different. Today’s TSA has moved away from a one-...
  • January 28, 2014 | 17 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of www.goodyearaz.govWith masses of people expected to travel to and from the New York area for Super Bowl XLVIII, I thought that a few tips on getting in and out of the area as conveniently as possible would help.Thousands of...
  • January 24, 2014 | 169 (# of comments)
    Every day, Transportation Security Officers interact with nearly two million travelers across the United States with a single goal in mind – ensuring the safety of the traveling public. TSA had a busy year in 2013, screening 638,705,790 passengers...
  • January 24, 2014 | 13 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun (ICT)23 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 23 firearms, 20 were loaded and four had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.L-R: Grenade Cologne (DCA), Grenade Lighter (SBA)Inert Ordnance and...
  • January 17, 2014 | 29 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (ATL)Keep an eye out next week for the 2013 TSA Blog Year in Review Post! If you haven’t read them yet, make sure you check out our year in review posts from 2011 and 2012.42 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 42 firearms, 37 were...
  • January 14, 2014 | 30 (# of comments)
    Items are frequently left behind at TSA checkpoints, whether from seasoned travelers or first-time fliers. I can attest that it is an empty feeling when you realize that you left something behind, especially when you realize it at 30,000 feet in the...
  • January 10, 2014 | 22 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm (TPA)28 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 28 firearms, 20 were loaded and five had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Left - Right: Discovered at MEM, MFR, EWR, MDW, OTZ, EWRStun Guns...
  • January 07, 2014 | 51 (# of comments)
    Whether travelers are taking them on the road, or bringing them back from their adventures, alcoholic beverages are item that travelers often pack in their baggage. This is fine as long as a few guidelines are followed when packing.Carry-on...
  • January 03, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun Discovered In Carry-on Bag at (GJT)27 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 27 firearms, 21 were loaded and five had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert 40mm Artillery Shell (SEA)Inert...
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