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  • November 11, 2011 | 49 (# of comments)
    Display of Prohibited Items Found at EWRNote *** The Week In Review normally lists info from Friday through Thursday. This week I won’t be including information for Thursday. Thursday’s report comes in on Friday morning and it’s a Federal Holiday....
  • November 04, 2011 | 48 (# of comments)
    The Gift of Grenade (BHM)Grandma's Grenade (SLC)An inert grenade was found in a passenger’s bag at Salt Lake City (SLC). It turns out that the passenger’s grandson had packed her bag. I’m sure you can imagine grandma’s surprise! Moral of the story:...
  • October 28, 2011 | 56 (# of comments)
    Can Shown Not Actual Can (Courtesy of Eric Kilby)A lot of passengers simply forget that they have certain items in their bags, but when a prohibited item is intentionally concealed, it’s called anartfully concealed item. We had several of these this...
  • October 21, 2011 | 85 (# of comments)
    Landmines Found at SLCYes, you read the title correctly. Landmines… TSA officers found in checked baggage at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) after our Explosive Detection System alarmed. SLC Explosive Ordnance Disposal arrived on the...
  • October 14, 2011 | 38 (# of comments)
    Stock Photo of Lipstick KnifeIt was business as usual at the checkpoints again this past week.A passenger at MCO gave us a good example of something you should never say during screening: "You better check me close. I am about to blow." After...
  • October 07, 2011 | 51 (# of comments)
    I just wanted to put up a quick little post highlighting a few things that have happened over the past week that we haven't blogged or tweeted about. Until now that is...Every day, TSA officers work at more than 450 airports nationwide to keep you...

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