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  • Some of the 3,957 firearms that were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country in 2017

    TSA Year in Review: Record Amount Of Firearms Discovered In 2017

    771.5 million (771,556,886) passengers traveled securely through 440 federalized airports in 2017. That’s over 2 million travelers a day! A record setting 3,957 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country, averaging…
  • TSA discovered 66 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 56 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered.

    TSA Week In Review: January 15th - 21st

    TSA discovered 66 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 56 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the…
  • TSA Administrator Pekoske

    From the Administrator: TSA Advances Security and Innovation In 2017

    At TSA, 2017 was marked not only by record traveling numbers – 771.5 million (771,556,886) passengers traveled securely through 440 federalized airports – but also by significant security enhancements in our nation’s transportation systems and at…
  • TSA discovered 77 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 77 firearms discovered, 72 were loaded and 23 had a round chambered.

    TSA Week in Review: January 8th - 14th

    TSA discovered 77 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 77 firearms discovered, 72 were loaded and 23 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the…
  • TSA discovered 58 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 58 firearms discovered, 52 were loaded and 16 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality.

    TSA Week in Review: January 1st - 7th

    TSA discovered 58 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 58 firearms discovered, 52 were loaded and 16 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the…
  • TSA Week in Review - December 25th - 31st

    TSA Week in Review - December 25th - 31st

    TSA discovered 63 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 63 firearms discovered, 51 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the…
  • TSA's Top 10 Most Unusual Finds: 2017

    Video: TSA's Top 10 Most Unusual Finds: 2017

    Our officers often discover unusual items in carry-on and checked bags. We’d like to share just a few of the more offbeat items with you in our Top Ten Most Unusual Finds of 2017! 10) Face Tenderizer (Carry-on Bag) - Buffalo Niagara International…
  • TSA discovered 73 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 73 firearms discovered, 62 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered.

    TSA Week in Review - December 18th - 24th: 73 Firearms, Inert Ordnance and More

    TSA discovered 73 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 73 firearms discovered, 62 were loaded and 26 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the…
  • TSA discovered 66 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 57 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered.

    TSA Week in Review: December 11th - 17th

    TSA discovered 66 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 57 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the…
  • TSA discovered 72 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 72 firearms discovered, 66 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality.

    TSA Week in Review: December 4th - 10th

    TSA discovered 72 firearms over the last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 72 firearms discovered, 66 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. Firearm possession laws vary by state and locality. Travelers bringing firearms to the…

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