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Year In Review

  • January 12, 2017 | 21 (# of comments)
    In 2016, TSA officers screened 738,318,264 passengers (more than 2 million per day), which is more than 43,255,172 more passengers than for the same time frame in 2015. In addition to screening more than 738 million passengers, TSA officers also...
  • December 16, 2016 | 6 (# of comments)
    Our officers have kept a lot of dangerous and often times wacky items off of commercial aircraft this year. We’d like to share some of those items with you in our Top Ten Most Unusual Checkpoint Finds of 2016! 10) Hand Grenade Trailer Hitch Cover...
  • January 21, 2016 | 56 (# of comments)
    TSA had a busy year in 2015:TSA officers screened 708,316,339 million passengers (more than 1.9 million per day), which is 40,780,330 million more passengers than for the same timeframe in 2014.In addition to screening more than 708 million...
  • 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 15, 2015 | 19 (# of comments)
    While 2014 was a year that saw the retirement of TSA Administrator John S. Pistole, who left government service after 31 years of public service, his vision of risk-based, intelligence-driven programs introduced under his leadership will carry on....
  • January 24, 2014 | 169 (# 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 of the traveling public. TSA had a busy year in 2013, screening 638,705,790 passengers...
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