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  • Firearm discovered in carry-on bag at RSW.

    TSA Week in Review: 37 Loaded Firearms, Sword Canes, and More

    January 30, 2015

    Firearm discovered in carry-on bag at RSW. 40 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 40 firearms, 37 were loaded and 11 had rounds chambered. Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - Artfully concealed is a term used to describe an item that was…
  • https://skyharbor.com/pressreleases/2015SuperbowlTravelTips.html

    TSA Super Bowl XLIX Travel Tips

    January 29, 2015

    It’s come down to the Patriots and the Seahawks battling it out on the gridiron for the title of Super Bowl Champions! While most watch the game on TV, many are fortunate enough to go to the actual game. So, if you’re traveling to Phoenix for Super…
  • http://blog.tsa.gov/2015/01/tsa-2014-year-in-review.html

    TSA Week in Review: 33 Loaded Firearms & Strange Vials

    January 23, 2015

    Some of the 2,212 firearms discovered in 2014 Year in Review - Our 2014Year in Reviewblog post was published this morning. A record breaking 2,212 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags in 2014. Be sure to check it out for a rundown of all the…
  • Infographic related to statistics stated in blog post.

    TSA 2014 Year in Review

    January 23, 2015

    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…
  • Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at IND

    TSA Week in Review: 33 Loaded Firearms Discovered This Week in Carry-on Bags

    January 16, 2015

    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at IND 43 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 43 firearms, 33 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered. (Updated 1/20/15 10:58) Inert Ordnance and Grenades etc. - We continue to find inert grenades and…
  • TSA Precheck infographic (Numbers coincide with info in post.

    Reflections on Risk-based Security in 2014

    January 15, 2015

    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.…
  • Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at ATL

    TSA Week in Review: 32 Firearms Discovered in Carry-on Bags, a Sickle, and More

    January 9, 2015

    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at ATL 32 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 32 firearms, 26 were loaded and 13 had rounds chambered. Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to…
  • Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at TUS.

    TSA Week in Review: 43 Loaded Firearms, Comb Knife, and More Discovered in Carry-on Bags This Week

    January 2, 2015

    Loaded firearm discovered in carry-on bag at TUS. 50 Firearms Discovered This Week - Of the 50 firearms, 43 were loaded and 17 had rounds chambered. Artfully Concealed Prohibited Items - It’s important to examine your bags prior to traveling to…
  • Lock

    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: TSA Recognized Locks

    February 18, 2014

    While it’s understandable that travelers want to lock their baggage to protect their personal belongings, it’s also important to understand that TSA officers must be able to inspect baggage and contents when the need arises. That’s where TSA…
  • These are samples of several aerosol items that did not make it past the checkpoint in carry-on baggage and were surrendered to TSA at the checkpoint.

    TSA Travel Tips Tuesday - Aerosols

    August 20, 2013

    These are aerosol items that were surrendered to TSA at the checkpoint. Tuesday’s TSA Travel Tip has to do with toiletries in aerosol containers. Traveling to weddings, birthdays, job interviews, vacations and other special occasions often…

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