Press Releases

July 28, 2021 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a handgun from making its way onboard an airplane at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) Tuesday – the second catch in less than a week. During the routine screening of…
July 27, 2021 | Local Press Release
HONOLULU, Hawaii - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hiring Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at three airports in Hawaii including Kahului Airport (OGG) on Maui; Lihue Airport (LIH) on Kauai; and Ellison Onizuka…
July 27, 2021 | Local Press Release
SALT LAKE CITY - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hiring Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to work at Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). There are currently full- and part-time positions available and the starting…
July 27, 2021 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a local woman from carrying a 9mm handgun loaded with nine bullets, including one in the chamber, onto her flight this morning, Tuesday, July 27, at Philadelphia…
July 27, 2021 | Local Press Release
ROANOKE, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers stopped an Alleghany County, Virginia, man from carrying a 9mm handgun onto an airplane at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport on Monday, July 26. The handgun was loaded with 16 bullets…
July 27, 2021
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Alaskans take pride in looking out for each other. So, it was not unusual that Destiny Madewell who lives in Ketchikan, Alaska, shared a post she saw on Facebook about a woman from the Anchorage area who had lost the diamond from…
July 27, 2021 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers have caught two guns in two days at Pittsburgh International Airport. Earlier today (July 27) they prevented a Moon Township, Pennsylvania, man from carrying a .380 caliber…
July 26, 2021 | Local Press Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a Carlisle, Pennsylvania man from bringing a 9mm handgun onto his flight out of Harrisburg International Airport on Friday, July 23. When TSA officers spotted a gun in…
July 26, 2021 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a Youngstown, Ohio, woman from carrying a 9mm handgun loaded with seven bullets onto her flight today, Monday, July 26. When TSA officers spotted a gun in the…
July 23, 2021 | Local Press Release
DES MOINES – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a handgun from making its way onboard an airplane at Des Moines International Airport (DSM) Wednesday. During the routine screening of carry-on luggage, a TSA officer…
July 23, 2021 | Local Press Release
INDIANAPOLIS – The Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Indiana Explosive Detection Canine Program is hosting its annual Multi-Agency K9 Training Event in Muncie on Tuesday, July 27. Handlers and their canines, trained to assist law…
July 22, 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 Wednesday, July 21. It was the fifth firearm detected at BDL this…
July 22, 2021 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON – Local Houston area residents will be able to enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s Pop-Up TSA PreCheck® Enrollment Event from Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30. The temporary enrollment center will be held at…
July 21, 2021 | Local Press Release
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS) on Tuesday shared that current travel projections for the remainder of the summer indicate that the number of travelers…
July 21, 2021 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. – Passenger volume is on the rise this summer and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) team at Norfolk International Airport is prepared to handle an increase in the number of travelers who will be flying. “Travel volume has…
July 21, 2021 | Local Press Release
DETROIT – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented three handguns from going onboard airplanes at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) last week. In the first incident, on Wednesday, July 14, a TSA officer spotted the image of a…
July 20, 2021 | Local Press Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a recruiting event Friday and Saturday to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) at the Clinton National Airport (…
July 20, 2021 | Local Press Release
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) now participates in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) PreCheck® program, which allows eligible travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their…
July 20, 2021 | Local Press Release
 PORTLAND, Maine – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped a 65-year-old male from carrying a loaded firearm onto an airplane at Portland International Jetport (PWM) on Monday, July 19. It was the fourth firearm detection this…
July 20, 2021 | National Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, in response to the ongoing cybersecurity threat to pipeline systems, DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the issuance of a second Security Directive that requires owners and operators of TSA-designated…
July 20, 2021 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE —Transportation Security Administration officers at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) stopped two handguns from being brought onboard airplanes in recent days. In the first incident, on Saturday, July 17, TSA officers detected…
July 19, 2021 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA—Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, man from carrying a .22 caliber handgun along with 22 bullets onto his flight on Saturday, July 17, at Philadelphia International Airport…
July 19, 2021 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) prevented a Baltimore, Maryland, man from bringing a .40 caliber handgun loaded with 13 bullets, including one in the chamber,…
July 19, 2021 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK--The Durranis were ticketed to fly out of John F. Kennedy International Airport for their pandemic-delayed honeymoon to Guam and after passing through JFK’s Terminal 7 Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint, the Flushing,…
July 16, 2021 | Local Press Release
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) continue to be busy during this summer travel season. Nationwide, TSA officers are screening between 1.8 and 2.1 million people…