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March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – A Harrison County, WV, woman was stopped on Tuesday, March 19 with a loaded gun at North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) in Bridgeport, WV, after Transportation Security Administration officers who were working at the airport...
March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va.—A local man was caught by the Transportation Security Administration with a loaded handgun at a Norfolk International Airport checkpoint on Tuesday, March 19th, marking the second firearm that TSA officers have caught at the airport’s...
March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEWARK, NJ – Transportation Security Administration officers at Newark Liberty International Airport stopped a Monmouth County, NJ, man from bringing a handgun onto an airplane yesterday, March 21st. It was the third gun caught at the airport so far...
March 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, MD – A Texas man was arrested on Wednesday, March 20, at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport after Transportation Security Administration officers caught him with a loaded handgun at the checkpoint at Terminal B....
March 20, 2019 | Local Press Release
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced that local residents can enroll in TSA Pre✓® at Portland International Airport (PDX) for a four-week period starting Monday, April 1, 2019. Those interested in...
March 14, 2019 | Local Press Release
DENVER, Colo. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day, “fast track” hiring event on Saturday, March 23, to recruit full- and part-time TSA officers to work at Denver International Airport (DEN). Starting pay is $20.40...
March 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding an event this Saturday to recruit and hire Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Nashville International Airport (BNA).The event will be held Saturday, March...
March 12, 2019 | Local Press Release
BURBANK, Calif. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced a permanent TSA Pre✓® enrollment office has opened in Burbank, Calif. This is the only permanent enrollment center available in this area of Los Angeles County.The...
March 11, 2019 | Local Press Release
SPOKANE, Wash. – Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Spokane International Airport (GEG) on March 11, discussed a recent increase in the number of firearms brought by travelers to the airport security checkpoints and...
March 08, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – A man from the Bronx was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport yesterday, March 7, after the armed man tried to run past Transportation Security Administration officers when they declined to allow him past the security...
March 07, 2019 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK – The number of passengers expected to fly this spring is expected to be the highest in years with more than 2.2 million passengers per day expected to pass through Transportation Security Administration checkpoints during the popular...
March 06, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Staunton, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport  Tuesday, March 5 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The 9 mm handgun was...
March 06, 2019 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON –  The Transportation Security Administration kicked off the Spring Break travel period, which typically begins in late February and continues into April, and is prepared for yet another record number of travelers. TSA expects to screen...
March 05, 2019 | Local Press Release
REDMOND, Ore. - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced TSA Pre✓® enrollment will be offered at the Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) for three weeks starting Monday, March 11, 2019. Local residents interested in enrolling in...
March 05, 2019 | Local Press Release
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Florida man’s checked bag triggered an alarm as it passed through the Transportation Security Administration’s checked baggage security equipment at Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) yesterday (March 4th). When they opened...
February 28, 2019 | Local Press Release
SCRANTON, Pa. – Residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) popular TSA Pre✓® application program at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) from March 4 through March...
February 27, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond, Virginia, woman was cited by police at Richmond International Airport on Tuesday, February 26 after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The 9 mm...
February 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
HONOLULU – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding two events in the next week to recruit and hire officers to work at Kona international Airport (KOA) and Lihue Airport (LIH).The first event will be held Saturday, March 2, from...
February 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Transportation Security Administration has several explosive detection canine teams working at Philadelphia International Airport, serving as a key asset used to enhance airport security and keep passengers safe and secure....
February 26, 2019 | Local Press Release
The number of firearms caught by Transportation Security Administration officers at checkpoints at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) have increased at an alarming rate this year as TSA officers caught the seventh gun of the year...
February 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
DULLES, Va. – A Texas man was caught with a loaded gun at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) Saturday, Feb. 23 after a Transportation Security Administration officer spotted it in the man’s carry-on bag at one of the airport checkpoints....
February 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – A New Hampshire resident was arrested by police after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped him from bringing a loaded semi-automatic handgun onto an airplane at Boston Logan International Airport earlier today, Monday,...
February 25, 2019 | Local Press Release
BOSTON– The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a one-day, “fast track” hiring event Saturday, March 9, to recruit full-time and part-time TSA officers to work at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). TSA is looking to hire...
February 22, 2019 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va.– A Hanover County, Virginia, woman was cited by police at Richmond International Airport on Friday, February 22nd after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer found a loaded handgun in the traveler’s carry-on bag.The 9...
February 21, 2019 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH – A Venango County, Pennsylvania, man was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) yesterday, Feb. 20, when they detected a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag.The...

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