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Blog Posts for January 2018

  • January 29, 2018 | 39 (# of comments)
    771.5 million (771,556,886) passengers traveled securely through 440 federalized airports in 2017. That’s over 2 million travelers a day! A record setting 3,957, firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country, averaging...
  • January 26, 2018 | 7 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 66 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 56 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • January 23, 2018 | 36 (# of comments)
    At TSA, 2017 was marked not only by record traveling numbers – 771.5 million (771,556,886) passengers traveled securely through 440 federalized airports – but also by significant security enhancements in our nation’s transportation systems and at...
  • January 19, 2018 | 10 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 77 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 77 firearms discovered, 72 were loaded and 23 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • January 10, 2018 | 31 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 58 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 58 firearms discovered, 52 were loaded and 16 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • January 06, 2018 | 39 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 63 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 63 firearms discovered, 51 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the...
  • January 03, 2018 | 24 (# of comments)
    Our officers often discover unusual items in carry-on and checked bags. We’d like to share just a few of the more offbeat items with you in our Top Ten Most Unusual Finds of 2017! 10) Face Tenderizer (Carry-on Bag) - Buffalo Niagara International...
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