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Blog Posts for February 2018

  • February 23, 2018 | 26 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 81 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation last week. Of the 81 firearms discovered, 70 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties of up to $13,066...
  • February 22, 2018 | 15 (# of comments)
    People need to travel with all sorts of items. It’s not always the usual clothing and toiletries as some would assume.Some travelers need to travel with religious and cultural items that require individualized care and handling. Our officers are...
  • February 20, 2018 | 13 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered a record breaking 104 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from February 5th through the 11th. The previous record of 96 firearms was set in July of 2017.  Of the 104 firearms discovered, 87 were loaded and 38 had a round...
  • February 08, 2018 | 44 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 150 firearms over the last two weeks in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 150 firearms discovered, 130 were loaded and 47 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties...
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