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  • December 04, 2018 | 6 (# of comments)
    TSA screened 26.8 million passengers and discovered 122 firearms in carry-on bags at 68 airports from Nov. 19 through 30. Of the 122 firearms discovered, 110 were loaded and 47 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security...
  • November 21, 2018 | 31 (# of comments)
    TSA screened 15.6 million passengers and discovered 78 firearms in carry-on bags at 46 airports from Nov. 12 through 18. Of the 78 firearms discovered, 65 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint...
  • November 14, 2018 | 10 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered a total of 139 firearms in carry-on bags at 70 airports from Nov. 1 through 11. Of the 139 firearms discovered, 122 were loaded and 59 had a round chambered. Bringing a firearm through the security checkpoint may result in a civil...
  • October 10, 2018 | 22 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 91 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from September 24th through the 30th. Of the 91 firearms discovered, 81 were loaded and 38 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • October 05, 2018 | 21 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 177 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from September 10th through the 23rd. Of the 177 firearms discovered, 158 were loaded and 52 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose...
  • September 25, 2018 | 7 (# of comments)
    The item you see pictured here is designed to look exactly like an improvised explosive device (IED). This is why after our officer spotted it on the X-ray image, six checkpoint lanes were immediately closed. Travelers were moved to a safe distance...
  • September 04, 2018 | 34 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 82 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from August 20th through the 26th. Of the 82 firearms discovered, 67 were loaded and 27 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • August 24, 2018 | 18 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 189 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from August 6th through the 20th. Of the 189 firearms discovered, 157 were loaded and 68 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • August 17, 2018 | 14 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 174 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from July 23rd through August 5th. Of the 174 firearms discovered, 149 were loaded and 49 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...
  • July 27, 2018 | 15 (# of comments)
    TSA discovered 84 firearms in carry-on bags around the nation from July 16th through the 22nd. Of the 84 firearms discovered, 71 were loaded and 36 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. TSA may impose civil...

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