Press Releases

October 28, 2021 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) offers a few “tricks” in advance of Halloween to help air travelers successfully navigate airport checkpoints if they plan to show Hallows Eve spirit during their flight. TSA offers these…
October 27, 2021 | Local Press Release
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped a man from carrying a loaded firearm onto his flight at Bradley International Airport (BDL) on Tuesday, October 26. It was the fifth firearm detected at BDL…
October 27, 2021 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The Transportation Security Administration is hiring security officers at LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International Airports in Flushing with a…
October 25, 2021 | Local Press Release
SAN ANTONIO, Tx. - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at San Antonio International Airport (SAT) have discovered 47 firearms at security checkpoints as of October 25, of this year. In 2020, TSA officers discovered 43 firearms at…
October 22, 2021 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) stopped a Warren County, Virginia, man from bringing his 9mm handgun onto his flight on Thursday, October 21. The firearm was not…
October 21, 2021 | Local Press Release
CHICAGO —Transportation Security Administration officers at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) stopped two handguns from making their way onto flights in separate incidents Wednesday. The incidents occurred around 6:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. In…
October 20, 2021 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Richmond woman from carrying her .380 caliber handgun loaded with eight bullets onto her flight on Tuesday, October 19. The gun was…
October 19, 2021 | Local Press Release
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a recruiting event Tuesday and Wednesday, October 19 and 20 to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) at Memphis…
October 19, 2021 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) prevented a Fairfax Station, Virginia, man from bringing his .40 caliber handgun loaded with 13 bullets onto his flight early…
October 18, 2021 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) stopped a Montgomery County, Maryland, man from bringing his loaded gun onto his flight last week (Thursday, Oct. 14). The 9 mm…
October 15, 2021 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON, Tx. - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) have discovered 167 firearms at security checkpoints as of October 12, of this year. In 2020, TSA officers discovered 120 firearms at…
October 13, 2021 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected another firearm in a man’s backpack at a BOS security checkpoint this weekend.   On Sunday just after 9:00am, TSA officers detected the loaded .22 firearm along with a magazine…
October 13, 2021 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a record number of firearms at airport security checkpoints this year, establishing a 20-year record with three months remaining in the calendar year and fewer passengers…
October 12, 2021 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A Washington County, Pennsylvania, woman was caught with a loaded handgun by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) at the security checkpoint on Saturday, October 9.  It was…
October 8, 2021 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, man was arrested by the police this morning (October 8) after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Pittsburgh International Airport detected a loaded gun in the man’s carry-on bag.…
October 8, 2021 | Local Press Release
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers stopped a Hampton, Virginia,  man from carrying his .22 caliber handgun along with four bullets onto an airplane at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport on Thursday,…
October 7, 2021 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) stopped a Fredericksburg, Virginia, man from bringing his gun and ammunition onto his flight yesterday, October 6. The 9 mm handgun…
October 7, 2021 | Local Press Release
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. —  The Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Niagara Falls International Airport is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification (ID) and confirms their flight information in…
October 7, 2021 | Local Press Release
FLINT, Michigan —  A credential authentication technology (CAT) unit has been installed and is in use at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Flint Bishop International Airport (FNT). “The new credential authentication technology…
October 7, 2021 | Local Press Release
MCALLEN, TX – Residents of McAllen and the Rio Grande Valley will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s popular TSA PreCheck® program at McAllen International Airport (MFE) October  18 - 22. The airport is a convenient…
October 6, 2021 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH, Pa. --Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and local law enforcement officials are highly concerned about the frequency that they are seeing travelers carry their handguns to security checkpoints at Pittsburgh International…
October 5, 2021
CLEVELAND – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented two handguns from being carried onboard an airplane at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in the past week. In the first incident on Monday, Sept. 27, at around 6…
October 4, 2021 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Richmond man from carrying his 9mm handgun loaded with 10 bullets onto his flight on Sunday, October 3. The gun was detected in the X…
October 4, 2021 | Local Press Release
MEDFORD, Oregon - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that local residents can make an appointment now to enroll in TSA PreCheck® at the Rogue Valley International – Medford Airport (MFR) the week of October 25. A…
October 4, 2021 | Local Press Release
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers stopped an Ohio man from carrying his .380 caliber handgun onto an airplane at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport on Friday, October 1. The handgun was loaded with six…