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Blog Posts for June 2018

  • June 28, 2018 | 9 (# of comments)
    Arrive Early: TSA is projecting one of the busiest Fourth of July travel periods on record! TSA officers will screen 28.3 million passengers and crew from June 28 – July 9, 2018. The upcoming holiday travel period will bring some of the busiest...
  • June 27, 2018 | 10 (# of comments)
    As we approach Independence Day, it’s important to remember that fireworks are not allowed in either carry-on or checked bags. The fireworks pictured here are just some of the fireworks discovered recently. These fireworks were discovered in a...
  • June 20, 2018 | 22 (# of comments)
    This replica Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was in a traveler’s carry-on bag at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). As a result, the checkpoint was closed for a total of 19 minutes before the Chicago Police Bomb Squad was able to...
  • June 12, 2018 | 27 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 97 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 97 firearms discovered, 77 were loaded and 36 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties of up to $13,066 per...
  • June 05, 2018 | 24 (# of comments)
    TSA officers discovered 84 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation last week. Of the 84 firearms discovered, 70 were loaded and 31 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties of up to...
  • June 01, 2018 | 15 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 101 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation last week. Of the 101 firearms discovered, 85 were loaded and 28 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil penalties of up to $13,...
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