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  • March 06, 2015 | 44 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in a carry-on bag at Memphis (MEM). 55 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 55 firearms, 51 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered.Stun Guns - 13 stun guns were discovered in carry-on bags this week. Two were discovered...
  • February 27, 2015 | 49 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at Ontario (ONT).59 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 59 firearms, 53 were loaded and 20 had rounds chambered.Modified Laptop at FLL - This modified laptop appeared as a potential threat item on the X-...
  • February 20, 2015 | 25 (# of comments)
    This loaded firearm and knife were discovered in a carry-on bag at Myrtle Beach (MYR).34 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 34 firearms, 27 were loaded and 5 had rounds chambered.Inert Grenade Fishing Lure (ANC)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc...
  • February 13, 2015 | 41 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in a carry-on bag at PHX.49 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 49 firearms, 43 were loaded and 16 had rounds chambered.Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert grenades and other weaponry on a weekly...
  • February 06, 2015 | 37 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in a carry-on bag at GEG.43 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 43 firearms, 40 were loaded and 17 had rounds chambered.Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert grenades and other weaponry on a weekly...
  • January 30, 2015 | 36 (# of comments)
    Firearm discovered in carry-on bag at RSW.40 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 40 firearms, 37 were loaded and 11 had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - Artfully concealed is a term used to describe an item that was...
  • January 23, 2015 | 31 (# of comments)
    Some of the 2,212 firearms discovered in 2014Year in Review - Our 2014Year in Reviewblog post was published this morning. A record breaking 2,212 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags in 2014. Be sure to check it out for a rundown of all the...
  • January 23, 2015 | 94 (# 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 and security of the traveling public.We want to share with you examples of the continued...
  • January 16, 2015 | 36 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at IND43 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 43 firearms, 33 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered. (Updated 1/20/15 10:58)Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert grenades and other...
  • January 09, 2015 | 57 (# of comments)
    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at ATL32 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 32 firearms, 26 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered.Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to ensure...

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