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  • Firearms Discovered in Carry-On Bags

    TSA Week in Review December 12th - 18th

    TSA discovered 66 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 61 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. (L-R) Key Knives…
  • Santa Hacker

    Staying Safe Online While On-the-Go this Holiday Season

    For most Americans, the holidays are a time for traveling to see loved ones near and far. Whether you are traveling by plane, train, or automobile, chances are you will have at least one connected device in tow. Mobile devices have become an almost…
  • Ornament

    Holiday Travel Tips:2016

    Traveling for the holidays? Just as with Thanksgiving, we’d like to offer you some relevant news and tips to help get you to your destination a little easier. What's New? You can now view TSA Pre✓® lane schedule at the nation’s largest airports.…
  • TSA's Top 10 Most Unusual Finds: 2016

    TSA's Top 10 Most Unusual Finds: 2016

    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…
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    TSA Myth Busters: Did LAX TSA Officers Prevent a Child’s Teddy Bear from Flying?

    Did TSA officers at LAX prevent a child from taking his bear on the plane? No. The bear actually belonged to a grown man, and not a child. It turns out it was all a stunt to see if he could get the giant bear on the plane. He’s a popular YouTuber…
  • Firearms discovered in carry-on bags.

    TSA Week in Review December 4th - 11th - Firearms, Chainsaw, Cattle Prod, Batarang and More

    TSA discovered 66 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 66 firearms discovered, 61 were loaded and 24 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. This machete was…
  • 75 Firearms Discovered

    TSA Week in Review November 28th - December 4th: 75 Firearms Discovered in Carry-On Bags This Week (67 loaded)

    TSA discovered 75 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 75 firearms discovered, 67 were loaded and 31 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. Four inert/…
  • Firearms and blowtorch

    TSA Week in Review November 21st - 27th - 42 Firearms, Blowtorch, Negan’s Bat and More

    TSAdiscovered 42 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 42 firearms discovered, 33 were loaded and 17 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured were discovered last week. See a complete list below. This replica of…
  • TSA VIPR Program

    TSA on the Job: VIPR team

    As a member of the TSA Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response team, I work in collaboration with federal, state and local transportation stakeholders to prevent and deter acts of terrorism against U.S. transportation systems. My duties take TSA…
  • Firearms discovered last week.

    TSA Week in Review November 14th - 20th - Black Powder, Loaded Firearms, Knives and More

    Reminder: The Week in Review posts will now be posted on Mondays.  TSA discovered 70 firearms last week in carry-on bags around the nation. Of the 70 firearms discovered, 61 were loaded and 25 had a round chambered. All of the firearms pictured…

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