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Blog Posts for 2014

  • February 14, 2014 | 59 (# of comments)
    Loaded Firearm Discovered in a Carry-on Bag at (SEA)41 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 41 firearms, 33 were loaded and eight had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Grenade Shaped Electronic...
  • February 11, 2014 | 32 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of Polk County IowaTune in to the news and you will hear about the spate of cold weather in the U.S. and other parts of the world. If you are planning on being outdoors as part of your travels, a hand warmer might be on your list of...
  • February 07, 2014 | 34 (# of comments)
    Loaded Gun (HOU)37 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 37 firearms, 34 were loaded and 15 had rounds chambered. See a complete list and more photos at the bottom of this post.Inert C-4 (TPA)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find...
  • February 04, 2014 | 24 (# of comments)
    Photo Courtesy of www.crh.noaa.govValentine’s Day is just around the corner, so I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate this week’s travel tips to Valentine’s Day related items. Here are some common items we see around this time of year....
  • 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 | 55 (# 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 | 14 (# 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...

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