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    TSA Week in Review Feb 27th - Mar 5th - Two Live Smoke Grenades, Practice Grenade, and 3 Ground Burst Simulators Discovered in Checked Bag at Palm Springs

    TSA discovered 58 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 58 firearms discovered, 54 were loaded and 21 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. A checked bag…
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    TSA Week in Review Feb 20th - 26th - Record Number of Firearms Discovered in One Day, Stun Cane, Inert Explosives, and More

    Record Number of Firearms Discovered in One Day - On February 23rd, 21 firearms were discovered around the country in carry-on bags. That broke the previous record of 18 set in 2014. TSA discovered 79 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the…
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    TSA Week in Review Feb 13th - 19th

    TSA discovered 61 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 61 firearms discovered, 54 were loaded and 21 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. A metallic pipe…
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    TSA Week in Review Feb 6th - 12th

    TSA discovered 52 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 52 firearms discovered, 44 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. Clockwise from…
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    TSA Week in Review Jan 30th - Feb 5th

    TSA discovered 56 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 56 firearms discovered, 51 were loaded and 19 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. Clockwise from…
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    TSA on the Job: TSA Academy Instructor

    As a TSA Academy master security training instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia, I provide training and motivation to seasoned and new officers daily to ensure they are prepared and confident as they head out…
  • Discovered hundreds of thousands of guns in 2015

    TSA Week in Review: January 15 - 21

    If you haven’t already, check out our annual Year in Review post for statistics and images of some of the more interesting items our officers discovered in 2015. While you’re at it, you can also check out our year in review posts for 2011, 2012,…
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    TSA Week in Review Jan 16th - 22nd - 70 Firearms, Two Smoke Grenades and More

    TSA discovered 70 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 70 firearms discovered, 63 were loaded and 18 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. Two live smoke…
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    TSA Week in Review December Jan 9th - 15th

    TSA discovered 71 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 71 firearms discovered, 67 were loaded and 21 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. 12" Dagger (ATL…
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    TSA Year in Review: Record amount of Firearms Discovered in 2016

    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…

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