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Blog Posts for 2014

  • February 14, 2014
    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
    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
    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
    Valentine’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.Chocolates - Regular and cream/liquid...
  • January 31, 2014
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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...

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