Press Releases

October 17, 2022 | Local Press Release
NORFOLK, Va. – Transportation Security Administration officers at Norfolk International Airport stopped a Texas resident from carrying a loaded handgun onto his flight on Sunday, Oct. 16. TSA officers stopped the man when his carry-on bag triggered…
October 17, 2022 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a loaded handgun in the carry-on bag of a Pittsburgh, Pa., man on Friday, Oct. 14, and another loaded gun on Saturday, Oct. 15, in the carry-on bag of Colorado man at the…
October 14, 2022 | Local Press Release
LINTHICUM, Md. -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) team at Baltimore/Washington-Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) is coming across an abundance of prohibited items that travelers are bringing to the security checkpoints,…
October 13, 2022 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a man from carrying a loaded firearm onto an airplane on Wednesday at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). During Wednesday morning security screening at Delta checkpoint…
October 13, 2022 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) prevented a Fauquier County, Va., man from carrying his handgun onto his flight on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The 9mm gun was loaded…
October 12, 2022 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. –A Williamsburg, Va., resident was cited by the police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Richmond International Airport caught her with a handgun in her carry-on bag on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The 9mm handgun was…
October 12, 2022 | Local Press Release
MILWAUKEE –Wisconsin residents can enroll in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA PreCheck® application program inside Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in a special event this month. The temporary enrollment center is…
October 11, 2022 | Local Press Release
PITTSBURGH –Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers detected a loaded handgun in the carry-on bag of a Pittsburgh resident at the Pittsburgh International Airport security checkpoint on Friday, Oct. 7. The 9mm gun was loaded with 13…
October 11, 2022 | Local Press Release
NEW YORK –   A North Carolina resident was arrested by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented him from carrying his loaded handgun onto his flight at LaGuardia Airport on Sunday, Oct. 9. The 9mm handgun was…
October 11, 2022 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers prevented a 78-year-old man from carrying a loaded firearm onto an airplane on Tuesday, October 11th at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). During Tuesday morning security…
October 6, 2022 | Local Press Release
Louisville, KY – A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging Kelvin R. Portwood with forcibly assaulting two Transportation Security Agency (TSA) Officers at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.  U.S. Attorney…
October 6, 2022 | Local Press Release
PHILADELPHIA – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will be conducting two recruitment events on October 18 and 19 to hire additional officers to work at Philadelphia International Airport. The events will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.…
October 6, 2022 | Local Press Release
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – A new, more convenient passenger security checkpoint is ready for operation at Burlington International Airport (BTV). The new checkpoint will enhance the security checkpoint experience for travelers going through the…
October 5, 2022 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. –A Newport News, Va., resident was cited by the police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Richmond International Airport caught him with a handgun in his carry-on bag on Monday, Oct. 3. The .40 caliber…
October 5, 2022 | Local Press Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Transportation Security Administration officers at Nashville International Airport (BNA) discovered a loaded firearm in a passenger’s carry-on bag at a security checkpoint Monday morning. The same firearm was detected again less…
October 4, 2022 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) prevented an Alexandria, Va., woman from carrying her handgun onto her flight early this morning, Tuesday, Oct. 4. The .380…
October 3, 2022 | Local Press Release
BOSTON – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers stopped a male passenger from carrying a loaded firearm onto an airplane on Sunday at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). During Sunday morning security screening in Terminal C,…
October 3, 2022 | Local Press Release
DETROIT – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hosting a hiring event Wednesday, Oct. 5-Thursday, Oct. 6 to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) at Detroit Metro Airport (DTW…
September 30, 2022 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) prevented two Alexandria, Va., residents from carrying their handguns onto their flights yesterday, Thursday, Sept. 29. These…
September 30, 2022 | Local Press Release
AUSTIN, TX - TSA screens more than 2 million passengers every day at nearly 440 airports nationwide. At Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) TSA officers are preparing for a busy October. Two major events including Formula 1 Grand Prix race…
September 30, 2022 | Local Press Release
OMAHA, NE - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is holding a hiring event on October 7, from 9 AM to 4 PM to assist individuals interested in an exciting new federal career as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) at Eppley Air Field…
September 29, 2022 | Local Press Release
RICHMOND, Va. – A Chesterfield County, Va., resident was cited by the police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Richmond International Airport caught him with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag on Tuesday (Sept. 27).…
September 29, 2022 | Local Press Release
ARLINGTON, Va. – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) prevented a Fairfax County, Va., man from carrying his loaded handgun onto a flight yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 28. It was the…
September 28, 2022 | Local Press Release
HOUSTON, TX - Passengers at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) continue to bring a record number of guns to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) security checkpoints. As of September 27th of this year, TSA officers at IAH have…
September 28, 2022 | Local Press Release
TAMUNING, Guam - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has completed installation of two new X-ray scanners in the security checkpoint at A.B. Won Pat International Airport (GUM) on Guam. The scanners are being used to screen carry-on…